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Assistant Legal

Location:
United States
Posted:
August 29, 2017

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NELLY SANDRA NDOUNTENG

**** ***** ******* #****• Athens, GA 30606 • ac12ge@r.postjobfree.com • 706-***-****

EDUCATION

University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, GA

Masters of Law (LL.M.), May 2017

Honors: Tuition Equalization Scholarship (merit-based)

Activities: Outstanding Delegate, Southeast Model African Union Competition, 2016

Women Law Students Association

Volunteer at the Live Forward Athens

Volunteer at the American Society of International Law Meeting, 2017

Madonna University Okija, Nigeria

Bachelors of Law (LL.B), July 2013

Honors: Second Class Honor (Upper Division)

Activities: Senior Advocate of Liberty Chamber (mock trial participant)

Chairman, Planning Committee for the 2013 Law Graduating Students of the Faculty of Law

Cenacle Theatre, Public Relations Officer (2009); Vice-President (2011)

Best Graduating Student of the Theatre (2013); Best Actress (2011); Best Supporting Actress and Most Dedicated Female (2009)

EXPERIENCE

Office of the District Attorney, Athens, GA Feb 2016 – May 2017

Volunteer

Conduct legal research and report to the Chief Assistant District Attorney

Attend and witness court proceedings

Ben O. Ajoku & Associates, Port Harcourt, Nigeria Jan. 2016 – Aug. 2016

Legal Associate

Represented clients in court, arguing motions and getting judgments and court orders

Ensured that legal documents were properly filed in court and closed case files

Drafted correspondence to clients to update them on case status and court proceedings

Conducted approximately seventy percent of the firm’s legal research and drafting on pending cases and motions

Accendolaw Barristers & Solicitors, Lagos, Nigeria Jan. 2015 – Oct. 2015

Legal Associate

Responsible for one of the firm’s top clients, a public limited company prepared resolutions with respect to both the removal and appointment of Directors, change of address, and ensured that all required documents were attached to the file.

Conducted client interviews and appeared in court for matters representing clients

Conducted legal research and wrote legal opinions on issues assigned

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES

Member, American Society of International Law

Member, Nigerian Bar Association, Nigeria

Member, Settlement House Dispute Resolution Foundation, Nigeria

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Languages: English (native fluency); French (intermediate speaking and writing)

Interests: researching, traveling, swimming, and cooking



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