REAL ESTATE CLOSING ATTORNEY - INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR
Real Estate Closing Attorney - Independent Contractor, 08/2016 to Current PCN Network – Pittsburgh, PA
Review security instrument and note terms with borrowers, explain title and insurance policies and closing disclosure form;
Correspond with title companies and lenders via email and phone to make modifications, if necessary.
Freelance Social Media Evaluator and Crowdsource Consultant, 07/2015 to Current Appen Butler Hill, Inc.
Evaluate quality and relevance of the Internet for clients, such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.
Determining user intent, comparing webpages, and then deciding which one has the best relevance.
E-discovery Attorney, 12/2012 to Current Hire Counsel – Charlotte, North Carolina and Columbia, South Carolina
Review documents needed for litigation between Fortune 500 companies for privilege and privacy redaction, and quality control(QC). Relativity and catalyst platform experience.
Extensive experience working on documents involving banking, medical products liability, international trade, pharmaceutical,patent defense, environmental issues, and consumer relations.
Peaceful Assembly Monitor, 05/2012 to 05/2012 OSCE/ODIHR – Chicago, IL
Monitored assembly of demonstrators and law enforcement officials at the 2012 NATO summit.
Contributed findings towards report issued by the OSCE on peaceful assembly outcomes based on local, national, and international legal frameworks.
Legal Advisor, 10/2011 to 07/2012 Helsinki Citizens Assembly – Istanbul, Turkey
Provided legal assistance to asylum applicants from Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan and Somalia in the UNHCR refugee status determination process;
Drafted affidavits, memoranda, legal submissions and appeal letters;
Conducted extensive legal research on countries of origin, and applicable national and international laws.
Instructor, 10/2011 to 11/2012 Berlitz Language School – Istanbul, Turkey
Provided Legal English instruction on American and British contracts, corporate, property, employment, real estate law, and secured transactions to Turkish lawyers; and business English to Turkish business professionals.
Consultant, 12/2010 to 12/2010 International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) – Washington, DC Managed a polling station in snap parliamentary elections in Serbian enclave in northern Kosovo (December 12, 2010). Mitrovice, Kosovo.
Election Observer - Subcontractor, 11/2010 to Current PAE React – Arlington, Virgnia
Deployment by U.S. Department of State to support the OSCE\'s Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights for election observation missions.
Assessing opening, voting, campaigning, closing, and tabulation procedures of local precincts. Deployments to Azerbaijan(2010), Georgia(2012), Macedonia, (2014), Kyrgyzstan(2015).
Diversity Fellow, 08/2009 to 10/2011 Charleston School of Law – Charleston, South Carolina
Developed and implemented programs for a diverse student body and community (Diversity Week & Law Preview day); wrote grants to facilitate multicultural programs; traveled extensively, speaking to ethnic minority students at various high schools and universities on the legal profession and law school admission.
Judicial Law Clerk , 05/2007 to 07/2007 Supreme Court of the Republic of Uganda – Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed pending constitutional cases, researched and drafted briefs and summaries for Uganda\'s highest appellate court.
Analyzed High Court and Court of Appeals orders and drafted preliminary opinions.
Attended conferences between justices during deliberations.
Legal Assistant, 09/2007 to 04/2008 Daniel Prenner – Charleston, SC
Prepared attorney for trial by drafting interrogatories, requests for production of documents, answers and motions to compel discovery.
Researched various laws in criminal and civil law and drafted memoranda on fact and law.
Maintained and organized client files, prepared trial notebooks, attended motion hearings and depositions.
Assisted in jury selections.
Intern, 06/2006 to 07/2006 Ministry of Labor, Republic of Suriname – Paramaribo, Suriname
Assisted staff jurist with labor law projects towards publication of Suriname\'s U.N.
International Labor Organization country report.
J.D.: Law, May 2008 Charleston School of Law - Charleston, South Carolina GPA: Dean\'s List, 2008; Pro Bono Award
Honor Council, International Law Society
Bachelor of Science: Cultural Anthropology and Biology, May 2002 Davidson College - Davidson, North Carolina Cultural Anthropology and Biology