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

Savvy Lawyer well versed in trial preparation, research and drafting legal documents. Tackles cases with tenacity and an analytical mindset. lawyer who consistently takes initiative and perseveres even in the most elusive and trying of cases. Collaborates well with diverse clients of varying socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.Creative and skilled at using case information to the client's advantage. Brings solid experience as a criminal defense lawyer and vast experience in compliance and security documents. .

Highlights
  • Criminal investigations
  • Court procedures
  • Outstanding public speaker
  • Legal Research Network
  • Corporate litigation
  • Consumer and commercial creditor's rights litigation
  • Commercial real estate
  • Skilled mediator
  • Contract negotiation
  • Intellectual property
  • Mortgage priority litigation
  • Estate planning
  • immigration law knowledge
  • compliance and security of Bank documents knowledge
Education
St. Mary's Secondary School Lusaka, lusaka Expected in 2002 Select One : GCE O'level - GPA :
National Institute of Public Administration Lusaka, Expected in : Basic Prosecution - GPA :
University of Zambia , Expected in 2013 : BACHELOR OF LAW DEGREE - GPA :
ZAMBIA INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED LEGAL EDUCATION , Expected in 2014 : - GPA :

Not yet admitted to the Bar. awaiting results

Accomplishments

Assisted in Successfully defending a number of high profile political cases, assisted in multinational dispute settlement, helped in drafting of various commercial agreements ,helped several clients in obtaining various Permits and visas , assisted the lead counsel in up to 20 cases per month.

Experience
Verizon - LEARNER LEGAL ADVOCATE
Union City, NJ, 06/2013 - Current

Specialized in commercial real estate transactions, Immigration and litigation.Interviewed and prepared witnesses for cases.Appeared for status conferences and settlement conferences. Handled cases before the Deputy registrar of the High court and chamber applications.Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.Drafted and amended complaints.Developed detailed litigation strategies for each case.Offered extensive case status explanations to each client.Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.assisted the managing partner and other associates in various criminal and civil cases.

INVESTRUST BANK PLC - ASSITANT LEGAL OFFICER
City, STATE, 06/2010 - 11/2012

Advised clients on terms of mortgage modification and mitigation offers.Reviewed and negotiated legal documents relating to labor matters, Addressed contract-specific matters during case and precedent research.Assisted the company secretary in the administration of audits to verify actual assets and liabilities.Analyzed data to test compliance with all legal reporting regulations.Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.Drafted and amended mortgages, Analyzed employer policies, procedures and work rules to verify full compliance. dealt with several repossessions of Mortgaged assets and subsequent sale of Mortgaged property. supervised the securities desk and reviewed and drafted various bank security document. personal assistant to the company secretary/legal counsel and the legal officers of the bank.

CITIZEN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT COMMISION - LEGAL ASSISTANT (PART-TIME)
City, STATE, 04/2009 - 04/2010

Conducted due diligence on all applicants to ensure clients met the minimum qualifications to benefit from the fund. preparation and registration of all security documents.

RANCHHOD ,CHUNGU ADVOCATES - LEGAL ASSISTANT
City, STATE, 2006 - 03/2009

Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.Instituted judicial and extra-judicial commercial

Offered extensive case status explanations to each client. instituted proceedings.

developed detailed litigation strategies for each case.Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.Frequently addressed strategic issues of public policy.Initiated dialog between all parties involved in the case. obtained various immigration permits and visas on behalf of clients, dealt with a vast range of company secretarial work and intellectual property cases.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • St. Mary's Secondary School
  • National Institute of Public Administration
  • University of Zambia
  • ZAMBIA INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED LEGAL EDUCATION

Job Titles Held:

  • LEARNER LEGAL ADVOCATE
  • ASSITANT LEGAL OFFICER
  • LEGAL ASSISTANT (PART-TIME)
  • LEGAL ASSISTANT

Degrees

  • Select One

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