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Washington, District of Columbia, 20037, United States
May 25, 2010

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Heather M. Sala

Washington, DC *****




Passed the Maryland Bar Exam, to be sworn in June 17, 2010

HJ Planners, LLC, Washington, DC

Partner and President, March 2009-present

. Established event planning company

. Controls all finances and legal aspects,

including agreements with vendors and

corporate documents

. Consults for events and arranges for vendors

The 14, Charity Organization

Member, April 2009-present

. Counsels young women seeking careers in

Washington, DC

. Assists in organizing events to support


Law Offices of Eric Sayles, Washington, DC

Law Clerk, August 2009-January 2010

. Researched property for the DC tax sale

. Organized property information

. Researched DC case law for tax issues

Professor Vincent Johnson, Washington, DC

Editing Assistant, September 2008-December 2008

. Edited published law review articles

Holtzman Vogel PLLC, Washington, DC

Campaign Finance and Non-Profit Tax Intern/Clerk, June

2007-June 2009

. Worked with non-profit organizations

o Completed paperwork to incorporate


o Organized tax requirements

o Drafted memos to clients regarding

deadlines and requirements

. Worked on campaign finance issues

o Researched new laws

o Drafted internal and external memos to

keep clients aware of changing laws

o Assisted in researching and drafting

law review articles about campaign

finance law

o Worked on campaign finance newsletters

to clients

The Stevens & Schriefer Group/360Advantage, Washington, DC

Political Consultant for Candidates and Advertising, April

2005-July 2006

. Met with potential gubernatorial candidates

. Advised political candidates on running for


. Developed campaign plans

Maverick Media, Arlington, VA

Advertising/Production Coordinator, Strategy, January 2004-

December 2004

. Managed talent contracts and broadcast of ads

. Served as liaison to Communications


. Program Coordinator, Republican Convention

United States Trade Representative, Washington, DC

Press and Intergovernmental Affairs Intern, June 2003-

November 2003

. Served as liaison during WTO Cancun and FTAA


. Acted as assistant to USTR Spokesman

Capitol Hill - Senator Chuck Hagel's Office, Washington,


Trade Intern, January 2003-May 2003

. Assisted Trade Legislative Aid

. Drafted trade legislation

Clark & Weinstock, Inc., Washington, DC

Research Assistant, Vin Weber's Office, September 2002-

December 2002

. Performed initial stage of research on

potential clients

. Attended informational seminars for lobbyists

Capitol Hill - Congresswoman Constance Morella,

Washington, DC

Press and Administrative Intern, January 2002- May 2002

The GW Hatchet, Washington, DC

Writer, September 2001-January 2002

Campus Life Editor, January 2002-December 2002


The George Washington School of Law, Washington, DC

Juris Doctor, August 2007-May 2009

University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL

Juris Doctor Candidate, August 2006-May 2007

1L Moot Court Competition Quarter Finalist, April 2007

The George Washington University, Washington, DC

M.A., Political Management, cum laude, May 2005

GPA: 3.5/4.0

The George Washington University, Washington, DC

B.A., Political Communications, cum laude, December 2003

GPA: 3.5/4.0

Awards: Most Valuable Writer, GWU Hatchet, 2001

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