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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Ambitious, career-focused job seeker,awaiting bar admission to the state of New York bar, anxious to obtain an entry-level trainee Attorney job to help launch career while achieving organization's goals.

Skills
  • Legal Research and Review
  • Litigation Experience
  • Manual and Policy Review
  • Case Law and Outcome Analysis
  • Legal Document Preparation
  • Contract Review and Negotiation
  • Organization and Administration
  • Settlement Negotiation
  • Policy Knowledge
  • In-House Legal Experience
  • Legal Interpretation and Adaptation
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Discovery and Document Review
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Drafting Motions and Disclosures
  • Lexis-Nexis
  • Establishing Effective Relationships
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Client Representation and Advisement
  • Legal Case Management
  • Summary Judgement and Dispositive Motions
  • Microsoft Office and Docusign
  • Developing Chronologies
  • Reviewing Standards of Care
  • Report Writing
  • Immigration Law
  • Creating Medical Exhibits
  • Tax Law
  • Analyzing Provider Merits
  • Legal Strategy Development
  • Probate Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Tort Law
  • Legal Brief Preparation
  • Filling Appeals
  • Municipal Law
  • Building Trust and Relationships
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • Federal Court System
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Civil Law
  • Courtroom Procedures
  • Criminal Law
Experience
11/2020 to Current
Foreign Legal Consultant Bayada Home Health Care East Stroudsburg, PA,
  • Developed detailed litigation strategies for cases.
  • Specialized in business and commercial transactions and litigation.
  • Managed medical exhibits related to courtroom testimony.
  • Conducted research into related medical issues and care standards.
  • Observed and documented independent medical examinations.
  • Located qualified testifying experts to support case needs.
  • Worked with attorneys and legal staff to support medical cases such as malpractice and workers compensation.
  • Advised clients regarding legal matters, business transactions and claim liability.
  • Negotiated and drafted settlement agreements to resolve litigated cases.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Interviewed clients and witnesses to acquire additional insight into case details.
  • Maintained loyal client base by establishing trusting alliances and fair billing practices.
  • Evaluated findings and developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Used in-depth knowledge of legal precedents to analyze probable outcomes of cases.
  • Examined legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits.
  • Presented court cases to jurors and judges.
  • Prepared legal briefs and appeals and filed with state and federal courts as required.
  • Drafted wills, powers of attorney, trusts and estate planning documents.
  • Presented evidence to defend clients or prosecute defendants in criminal or civil litigation.
  • Spearheaded negotiations to settle cases before trials.
  • Conducted in-depth research in order to write effective proposals, agreements and contracts.
  • Leveraged knowledge of precedents and applicable laws to determine probable case outcomes.
  • Searched for and examined public and other legal records to write opinions or establish ownership.
  • Gathered public records and interviewed witnesses relevant to cases.
  • Coordinated with investigators and law enforcement agencies to obtain information or evidence used in hearings.
  • Conducted thorough interviews of prospective jurors as part of voir dire process to assess for competency and biases, making for-cause challenges to dismiss unfit candidates.
  • Managed successful voir dire processes to optimize jury selection.
06/2014 to 10/2020
Associate Md Anderson Galveston, TX,
  • Advised clients regarding legal matters, business transactions and claim liability.
  • Negotiated and drafted settlement agreements to resolve litigated cases.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Interviewed clients and witnesses to acquire additional insight into case details.
  • Maintained loyal client base by establishing trusting alliances and fair billing practices.
  • Drafted wills, powers of attorney, trusts and estate planning documents.
  • Prepared legal briefs and appeals and filed with state and federal courts as required.
  • Presented court cases to jurors and judges.
  • Presented evidence to defend clients or prosecute defendants in criminal or civil litigation.
  • Spearheaded negotiations to settle cases before trials.
  • Coordinated with investigators and law enforcement agencies to obtain information or evidence used in hearings.
  • Gathered public records and interviewed witnesses relevant to cases.
  • Conducted thorough interviews of prospective jurors as part of voir dire process to assess for competency and biases, making for-cause challenges to dismiss unfit candidates.
  • Managed successful voir dire processes to optimize jury selection.
  • Searched for and examined public and other legal records to write opinions or establish ownership.
  • Leveraged knowledge of precedents and applicable laws to determine probable case outcomes.
  • Conducted in-depth research in order to write effective proposals, agreements and contracts.
10/2009 to 06/2014
Legal Officer Seyfarth Shaw Llp Boston, MA,
  • Developed strategies to address upcoming issues with minimal disruption to corporate activities.
  • Prepared contracts, governance documents and legal documentation related to business operations, finances and non-disclosure policies.
  • Educated senior leaders and staff on relevant legal concerns and potential liabilities.
  • Monitored corporate activities to identify and mitigate legal risks.
  • Supported executive decision-making by offering sound legal advice.
  • Implemented internal guidance, processes and policies related to legal liabilities.
  • Maintained corporate compliance with laws and regulations for Capital markets businesses.
  • Researched compliance and regulatory requirements to advise clients.
  • Managed corporate claims and litigation.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and effectively diffused tense situations.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Resolved customer inquiries and complaints requiring management-level escalation.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Recruited and trained new employees to meet job requirements.
  • Reviewed completed work to verify consistency, quality and conformance.
  • Reviewed employee performance and provided ongoing feedback and coaching to drive performance improvement.
  • Assigned work and monitored performance of project personnel.
  • Produced thorough, accurate and timely reports of project activities.
  • Interviewed prospective employees and provided input to HR on hiring decisions.
  • Held regular one-on-one meetings with employees to review performance and priorities and provide feedback.
  • Evaluated individual and team business performance and identified opportunities for improvement.
  • Planned and led team meetings to review business results and communicate new and ongoing priorities.
  • Mediated conflicts between employees and facilitated effective resolutions to disputes.
  • Planned and delivered training sessions to improve employee effectiveness and address areas of weakness.
  • Organized team activities to build camaraderie and foster pleasant workplace culture.
  • Analyzed business performance data and forecasted business results for upper management.
  • Proposed or approved modifications to project plans.
05/2007 to 09/2009
Litigation Associate Awomolo LP City, STATE,
  • Developed detailed litigation strategies for cases.
  • Specialized in commerical transactions and litigation.
  • Managed medical exhibits related to courtroom testimony.
  • Evaluated medical histories and case records to develop summaries and chronologies of care.
  • Conducted research into related medical issues and care standards.
  • Observed and documented independent medical examinations.
  • Worked with attorneys and legal staff to support medical cases such as malpractice and workers compensation.
  • Located qualified testifying experts to support case needs.
  • Advised clients regarding legal matters, business transactions and claim liability.
  • Negotiated and drafted settlement agreements to resolve litigated cases.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Interviewed clients and witnesses to acquire additional insight into case details.
  • Maintained loyal client base by establishing trusting alliances and fair billing practices.
  • Evaluated findings and developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Used in-depth knowledge of legal precedents to analyze probable outcomes of cases.
  • Examined legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits.
  • Presented court cases to jurors and judges.
  • Prepared legal briefs and appeals and filed with state and federal courts as required.
  • Drafted wills, powers of attorney, trusts and estate planning documents.
  • Leveraged knowledge of precedents and applicable laws to determine probable case outcomes.
  • Conducted in-depth research in order to write effective proposals, agreements and contracts.
  • Spearheaded negotiations to settle cases before trials.
  • Presented evidence to defend clients or prosecute defendants in criminal or civil litigation.
  • Managed successful voir dire processes to optimize jury selection.
  • Conducted thorough interviews of prospective jurors as part of voir dire process to assess for competency and biases, making for-cause challenges to dismiss unfit candidates.
  • Coordinated with investigators and law enforcement agencies to obtain information or evidence used in hearings.
  • Gathered public records and interviewed witnesses relevant to cases.
  • Searched for and examined public and other legal records to write opinions or establish ownership.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2023 to to
Master of Laws: International Business Law
American University - Washington, DC
GPA:
Expected in 07/2022 to to
Academic Fellow : Law
Center For American And International Law - Dallas, TX,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 to to
Accelerated Leadership Certificate : Law
Harvard University - Cambridge, MA
GPA:
Expected in 05/2007 to to
J.D.: Law
Nigerian Law School - FCT Nigeria,
GPA:
  • [Semester, Year] - Honor Roll
  • [Award] Recipient
Expected in 12/2005 to to
Bachelor of Law (LLB): Common Law
University of Ilorin - Ilorin Nigeria ,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • American University
  • Center For American And International Law
  • Harvard University
  • Nigerian Law School
  • University of Ilorin

Job Titles Held:

  • Foreign Legal Consultant
  • Associate
  • Legal Officer
  • Litigation Associate

Degrees

  • Master of Laws
  • Academic Fellow
  • Accelerated Leadership Certificate
  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB)

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