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Attorney

Location:
Orlando, Florida, 32825, United States
Salary:
$55,000
Posted:
September 24, 2011
Email:
du2si0@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
******@***.***


Juliette “Julie” Koves
***** ********* ***. du2si0@r.postjobfree.com
Orlando, FL 32825 Cell 321-***-****

EXPERIENCE

A New Day for Women and Children, Director of Program Development
Develop and implement re-entry mentoring programs and other services for children and women; develop partnerships and collaborations with other non-profit agencies, government agencies,
etc.; find and apply for grants - March 2010 to present

9th Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office, Assistant Public Defender
Represented children accused of primarily the most serious crimes in Orange and Osceola Counties - October 2005 to April 2007 and September 2008 to March 2010, Represented adults accused of primarily second and third degree felonies - April 2007 to August 2008

18th Judicial Circuit, Guardian Ad Litem Program, Program Attorney
Represented the best interest of abused, abandoned and neglected children in dependency and termination of parental rights trials and hearings on issues such as placement, visitation with family, services and also advocated in related areas such as education and delinquency issues – October 2004 to August 2005

Barry University School of Law, Assistant Visiting Professor
Taught Legal Research and Writing 1, 2 and 3 to first and second year law students - July 2003 to December 2004

Barry University School of Law, Attorney Ad Litem
Represented abused, abandoned and neglected children in dependency cases on issues such as placement, visitation with family, services and also advocated in related areas such as education and delinquency issues, worked with clinic students on some cases – February 2001 to June 2003

Independent Contractor
Research, writing, drafting in criminal, contract, tort, family, bankruptcy and real estate cases, as well as, cover hearings primarily in civil, criminal, divorce and bankruptcy cases. I also had some of my own clients and did Better Business Bureau Lemon Law Arbitrations - April 1995 to February 2001.

Southern College Instructor
Legal Research I – focused on research skills - Fall 2000 and Winter 2001
Legal Research II, focused on writing skills - Fall 2000

Seminole and Orange County Traffic Court Hearing Officer
Decided civil traffic infraction cases and sentenced violators, answered correspondence from people who received civil traffic tickets -August 1996 to January 2000 (Seminole), April 1997 to Sept. 1998 (Orange)

Solo Practitioner, General Practice
Primarily criminal and delinquency defense and family law - 1994

18th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office, Assistant State Attorney
Performed all aspects of general misdemeanor and traffic prosecution including filing charges, nominated for employee of the month in January 1993 - November 1992 to September 1993

University of Florida Criminology and Law Department Instructor, etc.
Taught Methods of Legal Research, focused on research and writing - Spring 1991 and Fall 1991
Research and Teaching Assistant - Spring 1992 and Fall 1990

Clerk, Arthur G. Haller, P.A., Clerk
Prepared memoranda supporting and responding to motions, drafted complaints, answers, motions, orders, interrogatories, and client letters -Summer 1991

State of Florida Department of Corrections, Probation/Parole Officer
Conducted pre and post sentence investigations, supervised felony offenders both in the office and in the field, prepared violation reports, testified and made recommendations in court - February 1988 to August 1989

EDUCATION University of Florida College of Law
Juris Doctorate
University of Florida
Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

ACTIVITIES
Florida Bar Juvenile Court Rules Committee Member - 2005 to 2011, Vice Chair of the Delinquency Sub-Committee 2008 to 2009
FAWL Executive Board Member - June 2000 to 2005
CFAWL Board Member-State Representative, June 1998 to June 2000 and 2005
Florida Bar Mediator - September 1998 to 2003
Florida Bar Traffic Court Rules Committee - Member - July 1999 to June 2004, Vice Chair - 2004 to 2005
Orange County Bar Member - July 2000 to 2005
Seminole County Bar Member -1992 to 1999
Florida Hospital Women's Center Board Member - Feb. 1999 to 2001
National Association of Counsel for Children – June 2001 to June 2003

CERTIFICATIONS Family Mediation, Feb. 1998 (Current); County Court Mediation 1994 (No longer certified); Arbitrator, Aug. 2000 (Current)