Competent in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Legal Intern January 2009 to March 2009Public Council Law Center － Los Angeles, CA
Worked in the Pro Per Guardianship clinic at the Central District Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles for fifteen hours per week.
Responsibilities included helping individuals fill out paperwork and petitions in order for them to obtain guardianship over a relative that is a minor.
Guided individuals seeking termination of a guardianship with filing paperwork and helped people with notice of hearing requirements.
Required to work in a fast-paced environment in regards to helping as many individuals as possible in a limited time frame.
Legal Intern January 2008 to July 2008Bet Tzedek Legal Services － Los Angeles, CA
Worked in an organization dedicated to help elderly and underprivileged people in areas of law that included housing, bankruptcy, employment, conservatorships and government benefits.
Required to have direct contact with potential clients over the phone in order to evaluate whether the organization could help them.
Guided new interns to become proficient and relaxed in a dynamic law office environment.
Increased the number of clients assisted with dealing with both English and Spanish speaking individuals in the evaluation process.
Legal Intern September 2007 to January 2008Law Offices of Steven J. Cooper － Torrance, CA
Conducted extensive web-based research and conventional legal research for family law attorney.
Prepared presentations for supervisor on legal aspects of family and criminal law.
Areas of legal research also included employment, sales, and contracts.
Required to work within a constantly changing dynamic, endeavoring to increase efficiency of staff and serve both the attorney and the individuals he represents.
Developed concise legal family law guidelines for other joining attorneys on use of certain descriptive terms.
Fluent in reading, writing, and speaking Spanish.
Education and Training
Master of Arts : History, March 2014CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITYHistory 3.8
Coursework included: United States: : Present, Modern Latin America, Modern Central America, The United States and the World, The Soviet Union: 1917-1991, The Collapse of the Soviet Union: 1991 and Beyond, Historical Research and Writing.
Bachelor of Arts : Political Science and History, June 2008UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA UCLAPolitical Science and History 3.5 American, International, Comparative, Labor Policy, Grassroots Organizing, Constitutional Law and Theoretical Politics, Statistics, European, American, Middle Eastern, and Latin American History.
Coursework included: American, British, and World History, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Political Science, English & Composition, Statistics, and Physical Anthropology. : August 2006EL CAMINO COLLEGE3.8
attorney, benefits, concise, contracts, clients, Economics, English, fast, filing, frame, government, Latin, Law, legal, legal research, Excel, office, PowerPoint, MS Word, internet research, Organizing, presentations, Psychology, speaking, reading, Research, sales, social media platforms, Spanish, Spanish speaking, Statistics, supervisor, phone, written, Composition
HONORS & EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
*Dean's List (El Camino College 2004-2006) (UCLA Fall 2006, Winter 2008)
*Graduated South Gate High School with Honors (2004)
*College Honors Program (2006-2008)
*Academic Advancement Program (2006-2008)
*National Honor Roll (2003-2004)
*Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services (2008)
*Twice awarded Special Recognition in Graduate Studies at CSULA (2013-2014)
*Presented a paper at the 39th Annual California State University, Social Science Research & Instructional Center Student Research Conference in California State University, Fullerton (May 8, 2014)
*Recognized for presenting at a professional conference at the 2013-2014 Graduate Student and Faculty Mentor Recognition Reception at California State University, Los Angeles
Master of Arts : History , March 2014 Coursework included: United States: : Present Bachelor of Arts : Political Science and History , June 2008 Coursework included: American, British, and World History, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Political Science, English & Composition, Statistics, and Physical Anthropology. : August 2006
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