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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Detail-oriented professional with advanced knowledge of privacy and civil liberties procedures, business development and DoD operational areas. Strategic and organized with excellent verbal and written communication skills to produce quality case content. Reviewing records and making sound judgments about personnel, risks and field operations. Well-versed in legal research and adhering to identifying and safeguarding PII. Highly skilled in evidence gathering, authoring reports, and legal document analysis. Active secret clearance; Top Secret eligible.

  • Legal Document Reviewing
  • Secret Security Clearance
  • Report Writing
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Public Information Research
  • Concept Development
  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Investigative Approach
Work History
Management Analyst, 05/2021 to Current
Caci International Inc., , Alexandria, VA
  • Providing operational and analytic support to the Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Privacy, Civil Liberties, and Transparency (OATSD(PCLT)) by reviewing publications, legislative activities, and facilitating official reporting.
  • Reviewing System of Record Notices (SORNs), exemption rules, and DD Forms to ensure compliance with DoD’s regulatory, privacy, civil liberties, and FOIA policies, including DoD Instruction (DoDI) 1000.30, Reduction of Social Security Number (SSN) Use Within DoD; DoDI 5400.11, DoD Privacy and Civil Liberties Programs, DoD 5400.11-R, Department of Defense Privacy Program; and DoD Directive 5400.07, DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program.
  • Execute exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills to produce SSN Justification Decision Memorandums and Privacy and Civil Liberties Complaint action letters for each Military Service, DoD Components of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Combatant Commands, and Defense Agencies.
  • Monitor the Federal Register and notifying the Privacy, Civil Liberties, and FOIA Directorate of newly published SORNs, rescindments, exemption rules, and comments on the Privacy Act of 1974.
  • Currently engage with databases such as ROCIS, CATMS, and CHARRTS to coordinate SORNs, GAO Audit Final Reports, exemption rules packages for the Senior Agency Official for Privacy, DoD General Counsel, Legislative Affairs, DoD Office of Inspector General, and Office of Management and Budget review.
  • Proactive creating and optimizing records management strategies to coordinate and protect sensitive information.
  • Review breach reports submission via CARTS and escalating matters to the appropriate Action Officer to address accordingly.
Paralegal/Legal Assistant, 09/2020 to 04/2021
Inter-American Development Bank, , Washington, DC Navy Yard

Military Justice Information Specialist (December 2020-Present)

  • Supported the Military Justice Information Division (Code 41), Office of the Judge Advocate General (OJAG) responsible for the collection, reporting, and public release of Navy and Marine Corps military justice information according to various statutes.
  • Prioritized and made determinations regarding Navy and Marine Corps court-martial records for public release. Finalized products to be released under Article 140a, UCMJ by conducting a technical, word-by-word review, and analyzing court-martial records, and making independent decisions as to what information should be properly withheld under FOIA and PA exemptions, and specific regulations governing the release of court-martial records.
  • Reported all court-martial records received for review. Prepared and maintained accurate court-martial records. Met all military justice information reporting requirements per statutes and regulations.
  • Accomplished detailed research, analysis, and evaluation of court-martial records for release under Article 140a, UCMJ. Task required independent judgment on the application of statutory exceptions as well as questions implementing the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Navy (DON) military justice information release regulations.
  • Monitored, analyzed, and evaluated program status. Ensured timely and accurate processing of all court-martial records. Developed and maintained metrics to depict the performance of the program.

Paralegal/Legal Assistant (September 2020-December 2020)

  • Supported the Office of the Judge Advocate General (OJAG) and the Naval Legal Service Command (CNLSC) by assisting in the search of courts-martial records dating back to 1998 and legal records, both electronic and paper, for incidents that must be reported to the FBI as required by the Gun Control Act.
  • Cases referred to a general-court martial for a crime punishable by more than one-year confinement; been found incompetent to stand trial or found not guilty by reason of lack of mental responsibility; convicted of a crime of domestic violence; been discharged from the naval service with a Dishonorable Discharge, or a Dismissal (in cases involving officers.
  • Formatted crime reporting information, as required, for reporting to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) as dictated by the Code 40 operating procedures.
  • Accurately populated spreadsheets, databases, Share Point, Navy Case Management Tracking Information System (CMTIS), and Marine Corps Case Management System (CMS) with the reportable information.
  • Collected, organized, reviewed and provided information on both oral and written format keeping up with policy and basic office, and automation procedures.
Legal Analyst Paralegal, 03/2020 to 09/2020
ASRC Federal Holding Company, , Washington, DC
  • Supports the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Asset Forfeiture program to perform legal research, summarize disposition transcripts and compile indices and trial material.
  • Discretely handle confidential material and sensitive information so one may distribute and receive documents related to cases dealing with asset forfeiture.
  • In the course of identifying all possible sources of information; correlating collected information and data to substantiate or refute information presently on hand.
  • Analyzed deeds of trust to verify grantor, grantee, trustee and loan amounts for executive leadership.
  • Contributed to, maintained and updated online data repositories for accessibility and to reflect IRS standards.
  • Performed administrative tasks, including revising and finalizing letters, briefs and memos.
  • Balanced multiple packages and prioritized those with highest potential value to company.
Data Entry Operator II -Visa Processing Specialist, 07/2019 to 10/2019
United States Army Reserve, , Washington, DC
  • Supported the Department of State (DOS) Visa Support Services (VSS) project by entering data from immigration petitions into the Pre-IVO Technology (PIVOT) application with accuracy.
  • Prepared source data for entry by compiling and organizing incomplete and unclear data.
  • Verified VISA application data from paper or electronic documents into the DOS systems.
  • Verified accuracy of data before transcribing.
  • Evaluated source documents to locate information needed for each data entry field.
  • Identified data entry errors and reported to necessary departments.
  • Forwarded documents requiring legal review to the fraud department to obtain instructions for subsequent document resolution.
Automated Logistical Specialist, 04/2018 to Current
Company Name, , White Plains, MD
  • Supervising and performing management or warehouse functions in order to maintain equipment records and parts.
  • Raise the quality and accuracy of performance, cost, and parts data through improved maintenance management.
  • Simplify and standardize the collection and use of maintenance data.
  • Completed work orders and recorded supply readiness. Created and disbursed dispatch schedules to executive leaders and stakeholders.
  • Established operations procedures and complied with military policies.
  • Printed tickets, picked supplies and filled packages under tight deadlines.
  • Organized material distribution and transportation logistics in accordance with executive direction.
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice And English (Literature), Expected in 05/2018
Virginia Wesleyan University - Virginia Beach, VA,
  • USSOCOM Counterintelligence Awareness Course
  • Counterintelligence Awareness and Reporting Course for DoD
  • Level 1 Intelligence Analyst Certification

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School Attended

  • Virginia Wesleyan University

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