Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Client Focused Victim Advocate eager and able to contribute to team success through experience, hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Comprehensive understanding of legal process, civil and criminal justice systems and training in Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, Sexual Abuse, and Elder Abuse. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in Advocacy, while strongly emphasizing domestic violence education and prevention. Extensive experience in substance abuse referrals , and Rule 25 coordination.

  • Case Management
  • Client Screening and Assessment
  • Document Preparation and Filing
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Law
  • Tort Law
  • Family Law
  • Litigation Support
  • Scheduling
  • File and records management
  • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent Investigative and Reporting Skills
  • Victim Impact Statement
  • Court Accompaniment
  • Effective Communication
  • Advocacy
  • Exceptional Telephone Etiquette
  • Document Drafting
  • Fluent In Legal Terminology
Work History
Freelance Hair and Makeup Artist, 10/1999 - Current
Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. Springfield, MO,
  • Styled hair for several large events such as London Fashion Week and various advertising campaigns over 20 years.
  • Collaborated with studio photographers regarding appropriate props, backdrops and lighting.
  • Maintained productive professional relationships with models and modeling agencies.
  • Planned and prepared for all on-location and studio shoots.
Victim Advocate, 01/2020 - 05/2020
University Of North Carolina Greensboro Fort Collins, CO,
  • Provided comprehensive services including assessment, goal setting, and service plans.
  • Established treatment plans with short- and long-term goals.
  • Monitored progress and documented any client health status changes, keeping care team updated.
  • Documented data and completed accurate updates to case records.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Collaborated with community program leaders and advocates to make resources accessible to those in need.
  • Reported child abuse in accordance with legal standards of mandatory reporters.
  • Interviewed individuals and families to assess needs and provide informational resources.
  • Participated in community meetings with members of social services and law enforcement including annual review of juvenile homicide cases and statistical analysis.
  • Community event planning
  • Supported victims, family members and witnesses through various systems including law enforcement, healthcare, and social services.
  • Developed safety plans to meet victims' assessment of need.
  • Collected statistical data and updated documentation to maintain client records.
  • Accompanied clients to court to clarify processes and procedures.
  • Liaised with members of justice system on behalf of client.
  • Coordinated individual and group counseling to meet victim service standards.
  • Constructed referral list of agencies and community resources for victims' to provide aftercare services.
  • Spearheaded awareness through public speaking to community and business groups.
  • Attended interagency meetings and networked to create community partnerships.
  • Secured housing, medical care and employment for clients by collaborating with various community agencies.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Gathered and maintained statistical records.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with local law enforcement.
  • Community outreach and education
  • Knowledge of Crime Victim Compensation laws.
  • Assessing callers on 24 Hour Crisis Line
  • Adhered to social distancing protocols and wore mask or face shield at all times.
  • Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources, and complied reports for VOCA.
  • Updated records of contact, medical and progress information.
  • Completed home welfare checks to align with state and program guidelines.
Teaching Assistant/Class Mentor, 11/2010 - 05/2012
Inverhills Community College City, STATE,
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Assisted and mentored students in groups of up to 40 by reviewing lesson teachings and coursework.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.
  • Supported classroom activities, including tutoring, grading homework and reviewing exams.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
Associate of Science: Paralegal Studies, Expected in
Inver Hills Community College - Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Coursework in Criminal Justice, Family Law, Criminal Law, Tort Law
  • Dean's List Fall 2011 and Spring 2012
  • Maintained 3.9 Cumlative GPA
  • Received Phi Theta Kappa Scolarship
State License: Cosmetology, Expected in 1995
Aveda Institute - Minneapolis, MN,
Bachelor of Science: Communications, Expected in
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Madison, WI
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1991
Anoka High School - Anoka, MN
  • Office for Victims of Crime: Victim Advocacy Training Completion
  • North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Domestic Violence Basics Training Completion
  • Office for Victims of Crime: Understanding Human Trafficking
  • Office for Victims of Crime: Victim Compensation
  • NCCADV - North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence

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  • Inver Hills Community College
  • Aveda Institute
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Anoka High School

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