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Jessica Claire
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Executive Profile

Experienced and accomplished executive in real estate development with outstanding project management, negotiation, presentation, communication, client/customer management, financial analysis, market knowledge and industry benchmarks skills. High-energy, results-oriented leader with entrepreneurial attitude.Visionary Operations Executive with solid experience managing all levels of multiple projects including budgeting and administration.

Skill Highlights
  • Project management
  • Leadership/communication skills
  • Product development
  • Product line expansion
  • Business operations organization
  • New product delivery
  • Client account management
  • Budgeting expertise
  • Negotiations expert
  • Employee relations
  • Self-motivated
  • Market research and analysis
  • Customer-oriented
  • Small business development
  • Multi-family property management
  • Real Property Administrator (RPA)
  • Associate of Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) [In process of certification)
  • Mortgages and loans
  • Sales and marketing
  • B.O.M.A Real Property Administrator
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Foreclosures specialist
  • Team player
  • Microsoft Office
  • Commercial property
  • Knowledge of leasing and market conditions
  • New construction
  • National Apartment Association (NAA) member
  • Fair housing mandates
  • Negotiations expert
  • Accredited Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource
  • Skilled mediator
  • Experienced entrepreneur
  • Honest and ethical
  • Excellent communicator
Core Accomplishments
  • Project Management: Legal consultant and Manager of the International Village Square real estate project in Newark, NJ, which resulted in timely completion and a controlled budget.
  • Project Management: Spearheaded the purchase of an entire block of building to construct the Obi Igbo cultural center in New York.
  • Project Management: Management team for the construction of the Igbo Cultural Center in the City of Newark, NJ
  • Operations Management: Managed the construction and rehabilitation of several multi-dwelling and commercial properties belonging to NYA Investments, LLC and Mount Pleasant Realty Associates, LLC.
  • Handled all legal, financial and supervisory functions related to the development of those building projects.
  • Legal Document Review: Negotiated and finalized all company contracts including product agreements, service agreements, software license agreements, nondisclosure agreements and vendor agreements.
  • Developed annual budgets, including determining short and long-term goals to support the overall profit and growth objectives.
  • Boosted company sales by 75% through an innovative direct mass mailing advertising strategy
  • Business Development: Initiated two key partnerships, an advertising company and a business manager which resulted in 60% revenue growth.
  • Obtained favorable settlements for 90% of cases.
  • Successfully defended the City of Newark, NJ in Superior Court Proceedings regarding the conversion of a piece of property on the historic section into a parking lot (Broad Street and Washington Street).
  • FORECLOSURE MEDIATION CERTIFICATION ­ SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY: Trained and CertifIed as a Mediator by the Superior Court of the State of New Jersey Assist the Courts by resolving cases through Alternate Dispute Resolution procedures Conserving judicial resources by avoiding trials in real estate cases.
  • Human Resources: Hired and Retained staff at an unprecedented rate of 98.5%
Professional Experience
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    Founding Partner, 02/2004 to Current
    Bickford Senior LivingGreenville, SC,
    • REAL ESTATE PRACTICE
    • Provide a complete "boutique " real estate representation for clients.
    • Handle several real estate transactions both commercial and residential
    • Monitor several construction projects for commercial and multi-dwelling units to ensure compliance and effective completion.
    • Generate lists of properties that are compatible with buyers' needs and financial resources.
    • .Counsel customers on market current status for residential and land markets.
    • Analyze real estate market data and perform financial analysis of the project and a proposed budget.
    • Guide homebuyers and sellers through the process of short sales.
    • Develop acquisition/disposition strategies to meet the business requirement of clients.
    • Maintain high referral rates and exceptional feedback from previous clients.
    • Negotiate business terms and legal documents relating to the acquisition and disposition of clients' properties.
    • Create realtor and buyer incentives and strategies with agents, builders and buyers.
    • Develop close relationships with area realtors and promoted builders to boost referral network.
    • 12 years real estate experience in the Landlord/Tenant representation.
    • Educate clients on the current real estate market and answer any questions they have.
    • Organize charity and public events to bring awareness to the neighborhood, generating real estate business development lead flow.
    • Developed an excellent rapport with custom builders to expand opportunities for growth.
    • Research the current market in New Jersey (Essex County) to stay informed and give superior sales presentations.
    • Evaluate real estate assets and obligations to assist clients.
    • Develop and implement real estate standards and development strategies to maintain best investment portfolio for clients.
    • Negotiated contracts and coordinate with lenders, attorneys and inspectors.
    • Successfully guided home buyers and sellers through sales and purchase of properties.
    • Assisted clients with corporate relocation services.
    • Wrote contract documents, purchase agreements and closing statements.
    • Verified that the legal formalities were completed prior to closing dates.
    • Performed as closing attorney for either Seller or buyer.
    • Successfully guided home buyers and sellers through sales and purchase of properties.
    • Resolve conflict between all the parties, buyer, seller and broker and realtor to achieve a successful transaction (closing).
    • GENERAL LAW PRACTICE
    • Private Law Firm Established a private practice law firm Successfully obtaining a verdict of $ .7m within 12 months of operation.
    • Specialized in commercial real estate transactions and litigation.
    • Evaluated data involving assets, income, liabilities, expenditures and surpluses.
    • Drafted and amended complaints.
    • Developed detailed litigation strategies for each case.
    • Advertising the services of the law firm through and innovative method that attracted clients Concentrate on Immigration Law, Contract Law, and Family Law (Matrimonial cases) Representing under-privileged criminal defendants as a pool attorney in the public defendant's office.
    • Representing under-privileged defendants in abuse and neglect cases in order to protect their rights as parents as pool attorney in the public defendant's office.
    • Pro bono legal services for the under-privileged in Essex county and Union county, New Jersey.
    • In charge of general administration of the Law Firm, managerial and human resources duties.
    • Represented clients and investigated cases on EEO/harassment and other employee ­ employer and employee ­ employee related disputes.
    • Handled several Parental Representation cases involving different types of Domestic Violence issues.
    • Handled abuse and neglect cases, including Children in Court case types.
    • Familiar with AOC directives with respect to facilitating the work of the Vicinages.
    • Business Development [SALES, MARKETING & ADVERTISING]
    • Direct mail solicitations to build a client base Sent out three thousand (3, 000) individual mails per week.
    • Targeted and managed solicitations of three thousand (3, 000) clients per week.
    • Converted the responses from solicitations at a 95% rate.
    • Supervised and trained staff to ensure a reliable conversion rate at 95%.
    Legal Consultant, 05/2004 to Current
    Habitat For HumanityBrown Country, WI,
    • Legal Consultant (External).
    • Advised senior management on FERC regulations Monitored compliance with FERC regulations Supervised compliance with FERC regulations regarding the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil pursuant to the Energy Policy Act of 2005 .
    • Successfully coordinated the overseas expansion of the corporation.
    • Represented the company in lawsuits and other legal issues related to energy transactions Employer-Employee Relations
    • Advised the Corporation on EEO/AA Compliance.
    • Produced a corporate Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action master plan.
    • Conversant with the Equivalent Civilian Labor Workforce for all the counties in the State of New Jersey
    Executive Director, to Current
    , ,
      Associate Defense Counsel, 02/2004 to 05/2005
      Brown County, ,
      • Appointed asAssociate Defense Counsel by the United Nations at the International Criminal Court.
      • Supervised other associate counsel in strategy and brief writing sessions Worked on the Defense team for accused Freedom fighter, Morris Kallon led by Raymond Brown, Esq.
      Assistant Corporation Counsel, 08/2002 to 02/2004
      NACity, STATE,
      • Reviewed and negotiated legal documents relating to the City of Newark as directed by the Corporation Counsel.
      • Assisted the Corporation Counsel as legal counselor to the Mayor, Council and top level Administration of the City of Newark
      • Researched different areas of law as directed by the Corporation Counsel to ensure the legality of policy decisions by the City government .
      • Drafted proposed legislation in different areas of the law for consideration by the City Council of Newark.
      • Legal adviser to the various commissions (ABC and Taxi Commission) of the City of Newark.
      • Legal counsel for the Labor Law Department.
      • Drafted Contracts between the City of Newark and different entities, including the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (Newark Liberty International Airport), the State Board of Education and different pre-bid agreements/Request For Proposals (RFPs).
      • Drafted letters of intent, contracts for provision of services, purchase orders, amendments, confidentiality agreements, outsourcing and collaboration agreements.
      • Provided Strategic Corporate Analysis for the City government.
      • Muncipal Prosecutor :
      • Managed court cases with time sensitive deadlines in New Jersey's largest Municipality in the Housing Court (Real Estate/Property Maintenance section).
      • Conducted plea negotiations and offers for settlement.
      • Prosecuted "slum lords" to protect real estate values in the City of Newark, NJ.
      • Enforced the housing code and ensured compliance with same.
      • Prosecuted hundreds of cases on a daily basis.
      • Researched and handled appeals on all assigned cases.
      • Handle all cases involving the property rights of the City of Newark.
      • Collaborated with State Prosecutors on cases involving the City of Newark.
      • Prosecuted Domestic Violence cases downgraded to municipal court.
      Judicial Clerkship, 08/2001 to 07/2002
      United Nations Special Court For Sierra Leone, West Africa, STATE,
      • Reviewed and researched cases
      • Wrote legal opinions and conducted case management conferences.
      • Communicated with all litigants and court staff as a liaison to the Judge.
      • Met with clients and other legal professionals to discuss case details.
      • Managed an average of 400 active caseload and 80 motions per month.
      • Researched and wrote opinions on all legal issues presented to the court by litigants.
      • Reviewed legal briefs of litigants and wrote legal opinions based on the merits of each case and the law.
      • Communicated with attorneys as a liaison to the Judge to resolve all matters before the court.
      • Managed an average of 300 to 400 active caseload per month.
      • Managed an average of 35 to 40 motions every two weeks
      • Provided research and wrote opinions on complicated issues arising from cases before the court as the Judge may have directed.
      • Conducted Case Management Conferences to streamline the issues to be resolved in every case.
      • Conducted mediation sessions to assist the Court in resolving disputes in order to save trial time and conserve judicial economy.
      Education
      Masters: Diplomacy and International Relations, Expected in 2004
      Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ
      GPA:

      Diplomacy and International Relations

      M.A: , Expected in May 2004
      SETON HALL UNIVERSITY, SOUTH ORANGE - NEW JERSEY - ,
      GPA:
      Juris Doctor (JD): Law, Expected in August 2001
      SETON HALL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW - NEWARK, NJ
      GPA:

      Law

      Associate of Arts: French, Expected in July 1990
      COLLEGE L'ETOILE DU MATIN - DIJON, Moselle
      GPA: Magna Cum Laude

      French

      PONTIFICAL URBAN UNIVERSITYROME, ITALY Latin Diploma Certificate June 1985: Philosophy, Expected in 1990
      Pontifical Urbanian University - Rome,
      GPA:

      Philosophy

      INTERNATIONAL LAW SPECIALIZATION COURSE Summer 2001 Major Fields of Study: Concepts of International Law, The Law of Treaties, International Law of the Sea, International Aspects of Internet law, International Criminal Law, International Human Rights, International Business law: , Expected in
      - ,
      GPA:
      Affiliations
      Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey: Attorney-at-Law May 2002 United States District Court, District of New Jersey June 2002 United Nations, Special Court for Sierra Leone: Special Counsel Feb. 2004
      Publications
      SETON HALL LEGISLATIVE JOURNAL:"The Great Writ Encumbered by Great Limitations" Spring 2002 THE STANDARD TIMES:"Our Uprooted Society Breeds Violence" Summer 1998 THE POLITICS OF HOPE: Albright Publications Summer 2010
      Interests
      United African Forum Founding member and Secretary-General of the United African Forum ­ umbrella socio-political organization of all African Countries in the State of New Jersey Supports all African cultural events in the State of New Jersey Encourages cultural exchanges between the City of Newark, other cities, the State of New Jersey, foreign governments and agencies Supports all causes that benefits and improves the livelihood of Africans in the diaspora and on the continent Promotes cordial International Relations between African countries and other non-African countries Fundraising Activities Fundraising Specialist for the Catholic Diocese of Abakaliki (Nigeria) raising $2.5 million cathedral building and renovation fund Co-chaired the fundraising committee and raised $.
      Languages
      English, French, Latin and Igbo
      Skills
      streamline, ADVERTISING, Attorney, Business Development, Conferences, Consultant, Contracts, conversion, Council, counselor, client, clients, Direct mail, Directing, Employee Relations, English, senior management, French, fundraising, funds, Government, human resources, International Business, LANGUAGES, Latin, LAW, Legal, letters, Director, managerial, MARKETING, mediation, Office, natural gas, negotiations, oil, Proposals, proposal, research, SALES, Seminars, strategy, Strategic, Strategic planning, transmission
      Additional Information
      • BIGARD MEMORIAL SEMINARY, AFFILIATE INSTITUTE OF PONTIFICAL URBAN UNIVERISTY ROME, ITALY COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP Mayor Ras J. Baraka's Transition Committee Member Appointed to the Community Engagement Committee of Mayor Ras J. Baraka's Transition Team Researched and analysed a community strategic plan for effective communication between the government and stakeholders in the City of Newark Developed a consistent approach to ensure equitable inclusion of all stakeholders who reflect the demographics of the City of Newark's community Participated in the organization of community forums throughout the wards in the City of Newark to enhance effective communication Participated in the sub-committee for communications development Ensured the inclusion of target groups as essential part of the stakeholders in the community Submitted a report to be considered in forming the new City's government United African Forum Founding member and Secretary-General of the United African Forum ­ umbrella socio-political organization of all African Countries in the State of New Jersey Supports all African cultural events in the State of New Jersey Encourages cultural exchanges between the City of Newark, other cities, the State of New Jersey, foreign governments and agencies Supports all causes that benefits and improves the livelihood of Africans in the diaspora and on the continent Promotes cordial International Relations between African countries and other non-African countries Fundraising Activities Fundraising Specialist for the Catholic Diocese of Abakaliki (Nigeria) raising $2.5 million cathedral building and renovation fund Co-chaired the fundraising committee and raised $.

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      School Attended
      • Seton Hall University
      • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY, SOUTH ORANGE - NEW JERSEY
      • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
      • COLLEGE L'ETOILE DU MATIN
      • Pontifical Urbanian University
      Job Titles Held:
      • Founding Partner
      • Legal Consultant
      • Executive Director
      • Associate Defense Counsel
      • Assistant Corporation Counsel
      • Judicial Clerkship
      Degrees
      • Masters
      • M.A
      • Juris Doctor (JD)
      • Associate of Arts
      • PONTIFICAL URBAN UNIVERSITYROME, ITALY Latin Diploma Certificate June 1985
      • INTERNATIONAL LAW SPECIALIZATION COURSE Summer 2001 Major Fields of Study: Concepts of International Law, The Law of Treaties, International Law of the Sea, International Aspects of Internet law, International Criminal Law, International Human Rights, International Business law

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