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Location:
Huntington Station, New York, 11746, United States
Posted:
March 22, 2011

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****** MICHELLE ******, ESQ.

** ******* ***** ? Dix Hills, NY 11746 ? (516) ***-**** ?

******.******@*****.***

BAR ADMISSIONS

Admitted in New Jersey Supreme Court as of December 2010.

Sat for February 2011 New York State Bar Examination (Results Pending).

EDUCATION

St. John's University SCHOOL OF LAW, Queens, NY

J.D., June 2010

Honors: Senior Staff Member, New York International Law Review

Recipient, Patrick T. O'Malley Endowed Scholarship

Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Awards, Summer

08, Fall 08 & Fall 09

Publication: Securities Arbitration in the Market Meltdown Era:

Achieving Fairness in Perception and Reality

"FINRA's Proposed Discovery Guide-SEC Comment

Letters," 1754 PLI/Corp 157, *** (****).

Activities: President, Corporate & Securities Law Society;

Treasurer, Entertainment, Sports & Art Law Society

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

B.A., Political Science; Co-Major, Journalism, May 2006

Activities: Staff Columnist, Emory Wheel; Languages: Working Knowledge of

French and Italian

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

THE LAW OFFICES OF PETER ******, Massapequa, NY

Associate (Admission Pending), January 2010-Present.

Serve as Associate, pending admission to the New York State Bar, for

general practice specializing in civil and criminal litigation, real estate

and estate planning. Second seat attorney on all court appearances and

proceedings. Draft omnibus motions, motions to suppress, pleadings,

uncontested divorce packets, and other pre-trial litigation documents.

Perform legal research and memoranda on domestic relations law and criminal

law.

Hon. P. Kevin Castel, UNITED STATES District Court, SDNY, New York, NY

Intern, August 2009-December 2009.

Assisted Judge in the determination and editing of motions, reports and

recommendations. Performed legal research on relevant federal law. Observed

federal criminal trial proceedings.

Miller Tabak Roberts Securities, LLC, New York, NY

Legal and Compliance Intern, Summer 2009

Assisted General Counsel of securities firm with compliance and legal

representation. Conducted litigation and legal research projects relating

to anti-money laundering surveillance, futures regulation and bankruptcy

filings.

Securities Arbitration Clinic, ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Queens,

NY

Legal Intern, Spring 2009

Assisted under-served New York investors with small claims disputes against

broker-dealers in arbitrations. Taught investor education seminars to

senior citizens. Wrote memorandum of law for Finra arbitration. Wrote SEC

Comment.

New York Stock Exchange, New York, NY

Market Surveillance Intern, Fall 2008

Assisted with NYSE Regulation investigations relating to violations of NYSE

rules and federal securities law. Performed legal research and writing on

federal insider trading and misappropriation claims.

Hon. Joseph Covello, N.y. state sup. ct., app. div., second jud. dept.,

Mineola, NY

Intern, Summer 2008

Performed legal research and wrote legal memoranda to assist Judge in the

determination of appeals.

Attended oral arguments in Second Department Courthouse. Observed trial

proceedings in Nassau Supreme Court.

McDermott Will & Emery LLP, New York, NY

Corporate Paralegal, October 2006 to July 2007

Drafted legal documents pertaining to structured finance transactions.

Conducted research regarding "CDS".



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