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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Highlights
  • Impeccable Research and Writing Education and Training
  • Assessing Political Environment Organization and Deadlines
  • Strategic Marketing and Media Accounting Management
  • Revenue Acceleration Criminal investigations
  • Contract Negotiation Court procedures
  • Litigation Management Strong leader
Accomplishments
  • Corporate Law Researched, reported and advised on Constitutional, statutory and regulatory issues providing first-rate analytical and writing skills Drafted and reviewed contracts, leases, settlement agreements and other correspondence Provided assistance to management relative to financial management, corporate and business law issues including risk reduction Civil and Criminal Litigation Effectively handled juvenile court proceedings including both welfare and dependency cases and acted as a family court facilitator Supervised criminal law trials as lead attorney in over 200 jury trials and expert at diminishing sentences.
  • Also served as management level attorney in charge of grant funded narcotics special task forces (multi-agency).
  • Specialized in all aspects of criminal law including providing representation in state and federal courts as well as administrative proceedings, supervising the preparation of legal pleadings, motions and witness examinations.
Experience
Law clerk, 01/2011 - 05/2011
Leidos Holdings Inc. Fort Riley, KS,
  • Studied all aspects of quasi-judicial bodies to determine ramifications for cases.
  • Reviewed documents for civil and.
  • Criminal litigation.
  • Conducted research and drafted pleadings, correspondence and motions.
  • Addressed contract-specific.
  • matters during case and precedent research.
Assistant Controller, 1990 - 1992
Quantexa Washington, DC,

Executed accounts receivable reporting enhancements and reconciliation procedures.Managed accounting operations, accounting close, account reporting and reconciliations.Addressed and resolved non-routine, complex and unexpected variances.Reviewed accountantÆs book entries to ensure accuracy of the G/L.Updated investment records upon funding of investments.Reconciled bank statements to clients' books and prepared financial statements from client documents.Coordinated the approval or rejection of lines of credit and commercial, real estate and personal loans.

Law clerk, 03/2009 - 02/2011
Leidos Holdings Inc. Ogden, UT,
  • Frequently addressed strategic issues of public policy.
  • Assisted clients with legal issues, including consumer debt and.
  • collection.
  • Initiated dialogue between all parties involved in the case.
  • Proposed and drafted standard and special jury.
  • instructions.
  • Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.
  • Propounded discovery documents such as form.
  • interrogatories.
  • Drafted and amended complaints.
  • Developed detailed litigation strategies for each case.
Senior Law Clerk, 1991 - 11/1994
Chenega Corporation Herndon, VA,

Prepared for trial by organizing case exhibits and evidence.Managed the trial calendar, judicial calendar and master calendar.Researched documents and publications for details that would establish evidence.Drafted judicial correspondence and handled all court mailings.Monitored legal volumes to make certain that the law library was up-to-date.Coordinated with multiple departments regarding responsive documents and document retention.Trained all incoming staff on office procedures and case specific duties.

Campaign chair, 03/2010 - 02/2012
City Of Peoria Peoria, IL,
  • Directed public relations, media relations and crisis communications campaigns Devised short and long-range action.
  • plans to address a wide variety of municipal needs.
  • Wrote and revised memos, budgetary documents and press.
  • releases.
  • Acted as chief spokesperson.
  • Community organization, attended voter rallies, circulated petitions, served on a.
  • number of non profit boards and government commissions.
Assistant City Prosecutor, 11/1994 - 04/1995
Boulder County, Co Boulder, CO,

Selected jurors, argued motions and met judges during the course of a trial.Investigated complaints of retaliatory and discriminatory employment practices.Presented and summarized cases to both judges and juries.Addressed contract-specific matters during case and precedent research.Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.Developed detailed litigation strategies for each case.Drafted and amended complaints.Propounded discovery documents such as form interrogatories.Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.Appeared for status conferences and settlement conferences.Strategically cross-examined witnesses in court.Represented the [Government department] of [State] in legal proceedings.Initiated dialogue between all parties involved in the case.

Deputy District Attorney I, 04/1995 - 09/1995
Butte County Environmental Health Oroville, CA,

Selected jurors, argued motions and met judges during the course of a trial.Presented and summarized cases to both judges and juries.Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.Instituted judicial and extra-judicial criminalDeveloped detailed litigation strategies for each case.Drafted and amended complaints.Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.Proposed and drafted standard jury instructions.Strategically cross-examined witnesses in court.Interviewed and prepared witnesses for felony cases. proceedings.

Deputy District Attorney III, 09/1995 - 10/1998
Blitt & Gaines P.C. Merrillville, IN,

Represented the county prosecutor of Tulare County Frequently addressed strategic issues of public policy.Interviewed and prepared witnesses for felony cases.Strategically cross-examined witnesses in court.Proposed and drafted standard jury instructions.Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.Analyzed data to test compliance with all legal reporting regulations.Presented and summarized cases to both judges and juries.Selected jurors, argued motions and met judges during the course of a trial.Evaluated data involving assets, income, liabilities, expenditures and surpluses.Examined accounting and information systems for accuracy and efficiency. in legal proceedings.

Deputy District Attorney IV-Management, 09/1995 - 01/2000
Heidrick & Struggles Houston, TX,

Examined accounting and information systems for accuracy and efficiency.Interviewed and prepared witnesses for felony cases.Strategically cross-examined witnesses in court.Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.Drafted and amended complaints.Developed detailed litigation strategies for each case.Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.Analyzed data to test compliance with all legal reporting regulations.Presented and summarized cases to both judges and juries.

Associate Attorney, 02/2000 - 07/2000
Menards, Inc. Holiday City, OH,

Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.Advised clients of their rights.Offered extensive case status explanations to each client.Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.Interviewed and prepared witnesses for felony cases.Assisted clients with legal issues, including serving as family court facilitator

Senior Associate, 08/2000 - 01/2001
Advance Energy Milpitas, CA,

Explained the legal process to each client and answered questions to help ease concerns.Initiated dialogue between all parties involved in the case.Interviewed and prepared witnesses for felony cases.Strategically cross-examined witnesses in court.Appeared for status conferences and settlement conferences.Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.Retained as outside counsel for companies and businesses.

Attorney, 01/2001 - 07/2002
Abs Group Of Companies San Diego, CA,

Studied all aspects of quasi-judicial bodies to determine ramifications for cases.Evaluated data involving assets, income, liabilities, expenditures and surpluses.Presented and summarized cases to both judges and juries.Filed appeals in state and federal courts of appeal.Addressed contract-specific matters during case and precedent research.Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.Advised clients of their rights.Developed detailed litigation strategies for each case.Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.Appeared for status conferences and settlement conferences.Interviewed and prepared witnesses for felony cases.Analyzed employer policies, procedures and work rules to verify full compliance.Examined accounting and information systems for accuracy and efficiency.Assisted clients with legal issues, including consumer debt.Frequently addressed strategic issues of public policy.

Executive Assistant, 07/2006 - 10/2006
Children's Healthcare Of Atlanta Atlanta, GA,

Maintained and coordinated executive and senior management vacation, day-to-day meeting and travel schedules.Collaborated with other administrative team members, human resources and the finance department on special projects and events.Handled and distributed all incoming and outgoing mail.Open, read, and wrote answers to routine letters.Created and maintained computer- and paper-based filing and organization systems for records, reports and documents.Investigated issues and problems and drafted responses to urgent requests.Approved travel expenses and reimbursement requests.Managed desktop publishing and proposal and memo typing.

Accountant, 11/2006 - 01/2007
Ajilon Temporary Personnel City, STATE,

Executed accounts receivable reporting enhancements and reconciliation procedures.Managed accounting operations, accounting close, account reporting and reconciliations.Performed debit, credit and total accounts on computer spreadsheets/databases, using specialized accounting software.Received, recorded, and banked cash, checks, and vouchers as well as reconciled records of bank transactions.Reviewed accountantÆs book entries to ensure accuracy of the G/L.Prepared financial and regulatory reports required by laws, regulations or boards of directors.

Paralegal, 2008 - 2009
Law Office Of Ann Dennis City, STATE,

Organized client calendars, prepared mailings and handled high call volumes.Drafted judicial correspondence and handled all court mailings.Arranged all correspondence on behalf of the attorney.Worked with attorneys and case reviewers to resolve legal complaints.

Education
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: Political Science, Expected in 2017
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Western New Mexico University - Silver City, NM
GPA: GPA: 3.97 Top 5% of class

Member of Psi Chi for Academic Achievement GPA: 3.97 Top 5% of class Political Science a concentration in Criminology. Coursework in Public Relations. Social Work coursework and Epidemiology coursework.


Police and government administration courses along with majoring in clinical and forensic psychology. Member of


Nevada Psychology Association and American Psychological Society.

J.D: LAW, Expected in 1994
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Empire College - Santa Rosa, CA
GPA:
LAW Top 10% of class. Graduated a full year earlier. Recipient of Thornhill Scholarship. Moot court competitor. Legal Studies coursework. Coursework in Criminal Justice and Forensics. Emphasis in Constitutional Law. Coursework in Communications, Criminal Law and Public Administration. Senior Intern at the Sonoma County District Attorney's office. Drafted and published chapter on Domestic Violence and Discovery for CDAA 1992.
Affiliations
Interests
Vice Chair of Legislative District 27 Elected Precinct Commiteeman Vice Chair of Pima County Latino Caucus Executive committee member of Pima County Democrats Board member of Pima County Juvenile Court Work Group Board member of Las Adelitas Arizona Sit on legislative Circle for Polaris Project Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission Southern Arizona Volunteer Center Homeland Security Red Cross Soul Sanctuary in the Desert Habitat for Humanity Oxnard Industrial Medical Clinic North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce American Cancer Society Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem Madera County Superior Court, Family court facilitator Organizing for America Silver City democratic party Judge Grijalva, Grant County Magistrate Court Federal department of Fish and Wildlife
Additional Information
  • COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Vice Chair of Legislative District 27 Elected Precinct Commiteeman Vice Chair of Pima County Latino Caucus Executive committee member of Pima County Democrats Board member of Pima County Juvenile Court Work Group Board member of Las Adelitas Arizona Sit on legislative Circle for Polaris Project Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission Southern Arizona Volunteer Center Homeland Security Red Cross Soul Sanctuary in the Desert Habitat for Humanity Oxnard Industrial Medical Clinic North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce American Cancer Society Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem Madera County Superior Court, Family court facilitator Organizing for America Silver City democratic party Judge Grijalva, Grant County Magistrate Court Federal department of Fish and Wildlife
Skills
Academic, Accounting Management, Attorney, Chi, Contract Negotiation, Criminal Justice, crisis communications, clients, Epidemiology, government, Law, Legal, Litigation, media relations, office, Police, press releases, profit, Psychology, Public Relations, Research, strategic, Strategic Marketing

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School Attended

  • Western New Mexico University
  • Empire College

Job Titles Held:

  • Law clerk
  • Assistant Controller
  • Law clerk
  • Senior Law Clerk
  • Campaign chair
  • Assistant City Prosecutor
  • Deputy District Attorney I
  • Deputy District Attorney III
  • Deputy District Attorney IV-Management
  • Associate Attorney
  • Senior Associate
  • Attorney
  • Executive Assistant
  • Accountant
  • Paralegal

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  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
  • J.D

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