Experienced, successful legal counsel, seeking a position as in house counsel, to provide essential legal advice and service to a sole client, utilizing my skills in saving the client money, reducing risk in both civil and employment litigation, and guidance on policies and procedures to ensure the success of the client.
Researching and applying Constitutional, Federal, State, and Local law to a Charter City.
Handling labor and management issues in a civil service system.
Juggling political interests with policy considerations to obtain results favorable to the City, its residents, and its politicians.
Drafting policies, procedures, ordinances, regulations, and City-wide orders ensuring compliance with all levels of law.
Supervision of subordinate employees, including lower level deputy city attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants.
Developed the procedures and practice for the production of hundreds of internal affairs files following the passing of Senate Bill 1421.
Advising police and fire management on employment issues with an emphasis on analysis of the desired result with the additional statutory rights granted police and fire employees.
Junior League of Fresno Member since 2009
Chaired various committees to help with fundraising and various activities in the Fresno Community, with an emphasis on helping women and children in need with an emphasis on education and nutrition.
PINC – Philanthropy Inspired by Needs of the Community Member since 2018
Volunteer to raise money for various community groups who apply for a grant. We have raised significant funds for victims of human trafficking, the children's hospital, and other local groups, providing support both in funds and volunteers.
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