Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
  • Proactive leader with experience running a department of a national non-profit organization.
  • Medical knowledge.
  • Executive versed in media relations, marketing, and development. Expertly pitches ideas to donors and corporations.
Professional Summary
Driven and accomplished attorney with ample background in non-profits, management, public relations, and development.
  • Media relations
  • Strategic management
  • Event planning
  • Community outreach
  • Talented public speaker
  • Skilled negotiator and fundraiser
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Personable and friendly
  • Professional
  • Executive-level presentations
  • Analytical
Work History
10/2016 to Current
Workers' Compensation Attorney Liberty Mutual Temecula, CA,
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Researched and analyzed medical records.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Worked with management and staff to resolve pre-litigation disputes.
  • Managed all preparation for case litigation.
  • Attended hearings and benefit review conferences.
  • Conducted depositions and communicated with plaintiffs, doctors, and employers.
  • Creatively formulated techniques that specifically pertained to each case.
  • Wrote memoranda and reviewed legal briefs.
  • Filed all case pleadings in a timely manner.
  • Drafted legal briefs and opinions for clients.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements.

04/2015 to 10/2016
Civil Litigation & Real Estate Attorney Leidos Holdings Inc. Las Vegas, NV,
  • Presented and summarized cases to judges and attended court statewide.
  • Addressed contract-specific matters during case and precedent research.
  • Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.
  • Advised clients of their rights.
  • Drafted and amended complaints.
  • Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case.
  • Appeared for status conferences and settlement conferences.
  • Performed quarterly audits of client files.
  • Explained the legal process to each client and answered questions to help ease concerns.
  • Real estate transactions and litigation, including brokerage law.
  • Initiated dialogue between all parties involved in the case.
  • Prepared and performed closings.
  • Studied all aspects of quasi-judicial bodies to determine ramifications for cases.
  • Offered extensive case status explanations to each client.

11/2014 to 04/2015
Chapter Operations Officer USA CARES City, STATE,
  • Managed the Chapters department of a national non-profit.
  • Worked hand-in-hand with the USA Cares Board of Directors.
  • Hired regional Chapter Field Officers and evaluated their performance.
  • Directed the volunteer Board of Directors of each Chapter.
  • Planned and headed the annual National Leadership Conference.
  • Acted as liaison to key Chapters.
  • Attended community events, meetings, and conferences to promote organizational goals and solicit donations/sponsorships.
  • Contacted corporate representatives, government officials, and community leaders to increase awareness of organizational causes, activities, or needs.
  • Created fundraising activity plans to maximize participation and contributions while minimizing costs.
  • Developed strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
  • Wrote speeches and other promotional materials to increase awareness of the causes, missions, or goals of organizations seeking funds.
  • Compiled and developed materials to submit to granting or other funding organizations.
  • Established fundraising and participation goals for special events over specified time periods.
  • Identified and built relationships with donors and potential donors.
  • Monitored budgets, expense reports, and other financial data.
  • Wrote reports and prepared presentations to communicate fundraising program data.

11/2011 to 11/2014
  • Prepared legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements.
  • Met with clients and other professionals to discuss details of cases.
  • Investigated facts and law of cases and search pertinent sources, such as public records, to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Filed pleadings with court clerk.
  • Gathered and analyzed research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents.
  • Prepared lists of all legal instruments applying to a specific piece of land and the buildings on it.
  • Examined documentation such as mortgages, liens, judgments, easements, plat books, maps, contracts, and agreements in order to verify factors such as properties' legal descriptions, ownership, or restrictions.
  • Examined individual titles in order to determine if restrictions, such as delinquent taxes, will affect titles and limit property use.
  • Conferred with realtors, lending institution personnel, buyers, sellers, contractors, surveyors, and courthouse personnel in order to exchange title-related information or to resolve problems.

Expected in 2014
J.D.: Law
Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law - Highland Heights, KY
  • Completed 55 pro bono hours.
  • Semester in practice.
  • Member of Legal Association of Women, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, and the Federalist Society.
Expected in 2010
Bachelor of Arts: Communication & Political Science (Double B.A.)
Wake Forest University - Winston-Salem, NC

  • Double Bachelor of Arts recipient
  • Chief Operating Officer and Anchor of WAKE TV
  • Sponsorship Coordinator for the Reynolda Film Festival
  • Charter Member and Parents' Weekend Chairperson for Alpha Delta Pi
  • Listserv Manager for Reformed University Fellowship
  • Internship with ABC36 WTVQ in Lexington
  • Junior Statesmen of America graduate and People to People Student Ambassador

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • Fayette County Bar Association

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