To secure a position in the legal field that integrates substantive learning within the practice of law.
Trial advocacy techniques (Mock trial)
09/2016 to Current
Public Defender InternWashtenaw County Public Defender's Office – Washtenaw County, Ypsilanti Michigan
The focuses of the program were daily courtroom experience, one on one client contact, research and writing, jail visits, and the investigation of alleged crime scenes.
Engaged in client interviews, helped with daily dockets of misdemeanor charges and trials.
Duties included the same as an actual misdemeanor public defender except for speaking on record.
Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
05/2015 to 08/2015
Property SecretaryPK Management – Cleveland, Ohio
Responsible for effectively computing, classifying and recording numerical data to keep financial records complete while assisting with the leasing, marketing and resident relations for the community of residents.
Performed routine calculating, posting and verifying duties to make payments to vendors, process resident rental payments and obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining property accounting records.
06/2013 to 01/2015
Student SecretaryInstitute for the Study of Children, Families and Communities: Upward Bound – Ypsilanti, Michigan
Institute for the Study of Children, Families, and Communities Eastern Michigan, Ypsilanti Michigan Duties consisted of detailed administrative support, including scheduling meetings and maintaining a calendar; coordinating travel and reporting expenses; routing mail and calls appropriately, and composing correspondence.
October-December 2013 Mentor, EMERGING LEADERS at Eastern Michigan, Ypsilanti Michigan Leadership program, focused on values clarification, connecting service to leadership, personality assessment, team building and communication, and building and working on interpersonal relationships.
06/2014 to 08/2014
Customer Service Representative Honda & Toyota Motorcars – Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Duties consisted of being responsible for providing effective customer service for all internal and external customers which was done by using excellent, in-depth knowledge of the company's services and products as well as communicating effectively with team members within the service department.
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science & Psychology Eastern Michigan University - Ypsilanti, Michigan
Emphasis in Law
Recipient of Eastern Opt Scholarship (4 years)
High School Diploma: Euclid High School - Euclid, Ohio
Vice President, Pre Black Law Student Association: Eastern Michigan Chapter Responsible for educational and professional development, college student pre-law pipeline initiatives, advocacy competitions, domestic and international community service, and raising awareness of social justice issues.