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Assistant Legal

Location:
San Francisco, California, 94122, United States
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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BAR MEMBERSHIP

State Bar of California, Member, #264837

EDUCATION

Golden Gate University School of Law May

2009

Doctor of Jurisprudence

. Dean's List, 2007 and 2008

. Phi Delta Phi Member

University of California, Davis

September 2004

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

. UC Rome Abroad Program, 2003

. John Kerry Campaign, Summer 2004

o Volunteered at the Davis Democratic Party Headquarters by

providing support to the local Campaign during the summer

prior to the 2004 Presidential Election

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Liberty & Associates, A PLC

Burlingame, CA

Attorney, Civil Litigation March 2010-

Present

. Draft complaints, motions, briefs and discovery in preparation for

litigation

. Appear in court to argue motions, attend settlement conferences, case

management conferences and trial.

Hennefer, Finley & Wood LLP San Francisco, CA

Attorney, Civil Litigation November 2009-

March 2010

Senior Legal Assistant July 2008-

November 2009

. Manage and develop all briefs, complaints and discovery documents for

the firm

. Assist in trial preparation by providing litigation support and

managing discovery documents

. Oversee client communication for supervising attorney

. Act as the primary liaison to schedule court appearances, depositions

and file documents for the federal and bankruptcy courts

. Analyze legal research documents using Lexis Nexus and West Law and

present key findings to partners for use in litigation

Law Office of John Balazs Sacramento,

CA

Legal Assistant, Federal Criminal Defense

September 2004- July 2005

. Managed client relations and backend support work for a busy criminal

defense practice

. Organized and edited briefs, appeals, and discovery documents

. Prepared and filed documents in federal court which included briefs,

motions, and excerpts of records.

Law Office of William Bonham Sacramento, CA

Legal Assistant, Criminal Defense September 2004-

July 2005

. Assisted in trial preparation by preparing affidavits, interviewing

clients and transcribing interrogations.

. Oversaw client communications, scheduling and correspondence with the

courts

BUSINESS SKILLS:

. Expert knowledge of LexisNexis, Westlaw, ECF/PACER

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

. Hellenic Law Society

. Phi Delta Phi

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

. Horseback riding, snowboarding, travelling, cooking and history



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