ASSOCIATE- Pending Bar resultsFeb 2016 to Jul 2016 Lamberth, Cifelli, Stokes, Ellis & Nason, P.A. － Atlanta, GA
Grew Clients and profitability.
Conduct legal research for boutique bankruptcy litigation specialists and draft pleadings and reports, including complaints, answers, discovery, interrogatories; Prepare correspondence for opposing counsel, courts and clients.
Used proprietary E-discovery program for database searching and document location.
File and strategize cases for PACA (Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act) bankruptcy litigation Bankruptcy Chapter 7, 11, 13 Firm.
ASSOCIATE- UNDER THIRD YEAR PRACTICE ACTSep 2015 to Dec 2015 Slomka Law Firm － Atlanta , GA
Represented bankruptcy debtors (under law student 3rd year practice act) at boutique bankruptcy firm.
Prepared chapter 7,11,13 plan petitions, including drafting financial reports for chapter 11 plans and negotiated client/creditor settlements.
Conducted legal research and drafted pleadings and reports, including complaints, answers, discovery, interrogatories; Prepared correspondence for opposing counsel, courts and clients.
Attended trials, developed strategy with lead attorneys in adversarial bankruptcy hearings and civil litigation.
Conducted client intake: Analyzed client financials, recreated databases, and participated in business development.
Created proprietary E-discovery program for database searching and document location.
Filed and strategized client for PACA (Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act) bankruptcy litigation.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENTMay 2014 to Nov 2014 Kramer, Linkie & Taylor LLC
Managed HR and day-to-day operations at creditor's rights firm with two offices in Atlanta and Maryland, overseeing 20 employees and volume of 15,000+ files.
Negotiated client settlements with creditors, corresponded with opposing counsel/parties, wrote motions and prepared consent judgments and orders; Corresponded with clients and managed client requests.
Implemented and drafted internal compliance programs; Handled legal and operational compliance including counterclaims, CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau), FDCPA (Fair Debt Collection Practice Act), FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act).
Responsible for on-boarding attorneys, managing firm court calendars, communicating with courts, and locating local counsel in different states as needed.
Prepared and reviewed firm accounting and finances with partners; Supervised firm call center; reviewed monthly case quotas; managed legal and bankruptcy audits.
OWNER & PRESIDENTJan 2014 to Current Scorpion Solutions, LLC
Develop Sales and business development plans and grow sales for companies through the use of data and contacts.
Creator of a proprietary E-Discovery and forensic accounting solutions program.
Assist companies and organizations in strategic partnerships and business development, including securing venture capital, creating and implementing marketing and public relation strategies.
Assess and analyze organization internal procedures, technologies, finances, and risks for inefficiencies and make recommendations for greater marketing presence and profitability.
Provide legal compliance solutions to address operational and regulatory obstacles.
STUDENT COORDINATORJan 2013 to Jan 2014 Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Received, edited and inputted student and attorney graduate job listings; Handled reciprocity requests and correspondence for students and requesting law schools; Assisted with on and off-campus events, overflow tasks for On-Campus Interviews (OCI) and recruitment activities.
City ManagerJan 2011 to Jan 2013 DeLand, FL
ManagerJan 2011 to Current Varsity Brands － Deland, FL
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATEJan 2010 to Jan 2013 Stetson University － DeLand, FL
Provided clerical support and facilitated communications to Dean, faculty and staff; answered phones, transported and handled sensitive materials, and researched data.
CEOJan 2010 to Current Sayer and Finder LLC, Redevelopment/Real Estate Company － Atlanta, GA
Campaign Coordinator/ManagerJan 2010 to Jan 2013 Washington D.C., Florida
ForemanJan 2009 to Jan 2010 C2 Electrical Contracting － Cumming, GA
Assisted in compliance issues, drafting policy, writing grants and financial proposals; Organized city events and coordinated with local businesses; Managed social media websites.
Education and Training
B.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE, GeorgiaDec. 2015JURIS DOCTOR, Atlanta's John Marshall Law School Stetson University － Atlanta DeLand, GA FLGeorgia
Activities and Honors
Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (Board Member 2016- present, Fundraising Co-chair Communication Co-Chair, Member, 2015-present)
*Homer W. Drake Bankruptcy Inn of Court (Pupil, 2015-present)
*Georgia Bar Association-Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights Section (Student Member, 2013-present)
*Atlanta Bar Association-Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights Section (Student Member, 2015-present)
*American Bankruptcy Institute (Student Member, 2015-present)
*Commercial Law League of America (Member, Contributing Author, 2015-present)
*National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (Member, 2015- present)
*American Bar Association (Student Member, 2013-present)
*Korean American Bar Association, Georgia Chapter (Student Member, 2015-present)
*Federalist Society (Member, 2015- present)
*AJMLS Boardroom-ABA National Competition Team (Vice Chairman, 2013-2015)
*ABA National Negotiation Competition (Competitor, Fall 2013, Regional Finalist, Fall 2014, Student Coach, Fall 2015 )
Certified Mediator (neutral), Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution 2015-present
Process of Becoming a Master Black Belt, Six Sigma Certification, Business Management 2015-present
Notary, Fulton County 2014-present
Professional Research Certified, Lexis Nexis 2015-present