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Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
March 05, 2018

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RALPH (SKIP) D. BREEDEN, III

ac4o9u@r.postjobfree.com

Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350

678-***-****

SUMMARY

Attorney with practice experience in civil litigation, real estate law, compliance, and estate planning. Admitted to practice in Georgia, Tennessee, and Missouri. Proven leader with the ability to create and manage highly functional professional teams. Able to work independently with minimal supervision. Possesses strong communication skills and a strong work ethic. Extremely well organized and detail oriented.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Eltman Law, PC, Atlanta, GA 2013-2018

Attorney, Atlanta Office

• Led successful effort to build a regional law office from the ground up for a national firm.

• Increased office revenue year-over-year by an average of 30%.

• Created collections practices in Tennessee and Missouri.

• Created a judgment domestication practice for Georgia.

• Solely responsible for training firm personnel on compliance with state laws.

• Successfully maintained a clean compliance record with consumer protection and privacy laws such as the FDCPA, FCRA, TILA, EOCA, and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

• Developed office procedures that optimized compliance, efficiency, and production.

• Reviewed and analyzed contracts and evidentiary documents in anticipation of litigation.

Lueder, Larkin & Hunter, LLC, Alpharetta, GA 2008-2013

Attorney

• Provided full legal services to community associations and residential real estate developers.

• Analyzed contractual and governing documents such as restrictive covenants and bylaws.

• Counseled clients on the governing documents for their community associations.

• Drafted restrictive covenants, bylaws, amendments, easements, and vendor contracts.

• Analyzed and drafted contracts related to commercial transactions and civil litigation.

• Efficiently litigated a high volume caseload of covenant enforcement actions as the lead attorney.

• Drafted and reviewed civil pleadings, motions, discovery, and garnishments.

• Advised clients on the effects of bankruptcy and filed proof of claims.

The Childs Law Firm, Atlanta, GA 2007-2008

Associate Attorney

• Prepared estate planning documents including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and advanced directives for health care.

• Conducted client interviews regarding long term estate planning goals.

• Prepared documents and performed legal research regarding the establishment of business entities.

The Honorable Thomas R. Campbell Summer 2005; August 2007

Fulton County Superior Court, Atlanta, GA

Judicial Intern

• Drafted memoranda and researched civil and criminal matters.

• Frequently observed civil and criminal court proceedings and status conferences.

AIM Systems, Inc., Alpharetta, GA 2003-2004

Case Design Specialist

• Structured life insurance packages for Citibank clients and provided advisory support for Citibank broker/dealers.

• Successfully passed the Series 6 Examination; registered with NASD as a Broker/Dealer and as an Insurance Agent in Georgia.

ACCION USA, Atlanta, GA 2002-2003

Americorps. Volunteer, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

• Recommended new and innovative ways to market ACCION’s ability to combat poverty through the use of micro-finance.

• Planned, implemented, and managed a pro-bono legal services program for clients.

• Initiated and organized a bank partnership program aimed at establishing good relationships with Metro-Atlanta banks.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Licensed to practice law in the states of Georgia, Tennessee, and Missouri

Admitted to Practice in the Northern and Middle District of Georgia

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama

Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia

VOLUNTEER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Foster Dog Parent

Adopt A Golden Atlanta, Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta, Cavalier Rescue USA

Young Harris College Alumni Board

Term concludes in 2019

Young Harris College Young Alumni Council

Founding Member of the Council in 2009

Stephen Minister

Roswell United Methodist Church, Roswell, GA



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