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Real Estate Assistant

Garden City, New York, 11530, United States
January 02, 2018

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Garden City, New York 11530


EXPERIENCE: Arverne By The Sea, LLC, Arverne, NY

Assistant Counsel, 2015-Present; Project Legal Coordinator, 2013-2015 Perform work on all legal matters pertaining to private and public real estate development work including, litigation, risk management, and transactional work. Draft and review construction related contracts, including AIA agreements. Work in conjunction with the City of New York on the Build-It-Back Program and performed significant compliance work required by the Federal, State, and Local governments. Represent clients at various administrative hearings before DOB, DEP, and the FDNY. Oversee outside litigation and maintain cost control. Provide legal guidance to various HOA Boards. Lead workplace investigations of potential wrongdoings. Implemented and trained staff in new internal procedures during company expansion. The Beechwood Organization, Jericho, NY

Law Clerk, 2012-2013; Legal Intern, 2010 – 2012

Handled real estate sale transactions from contract to closing. Assisted in drafting and editing briefs and motions. Conducted legal research on contract law, real estate, zoning, and various other issues.

The Law Office of Jeffrey G. Lerman, P.C., Mineola, NY Legal Assistant, 2008-2009

Drafted pleadings and assorted other legal documents. Corresponded by mail and telephone with clients, opposing counsel, insurance companies, and adversaries. Honorable Thomas A. Adams, Nassau County Supreme Court, Mineola, NY Legal Extern, Summer 2009

Conducted research on state and municipal rules regarding property and personal injury. Drafted short form orders. Observed a wide array of trials in civil, criminal, and family court.

New York State Senator Kemp Hannon, Garden City, NY Chief Intern, Summer 2007; Intern, Summer 2006 & Winter 2006-2007 Supervised other interns and managed cases for constituents covering numerous areas of interest. Drafted correspondence to constituents and other elected officials. EDUCATION: Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, NY Juris Doctorate, 2012

Honors: Dean’s List – Spring 2010

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

B.A. in Political Science, 2008

Certificate in American Sign Language & Deaf Studies MEMBERSHIPS: Admitted to the New York State Bar, 2nd Department - 2015 New York State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association LANGUAGES: American Sign Language (ASL) – Working Proficiency

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