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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)