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Attorney

Location:
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Posted:
May 22, 2018

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EXPERIENCE

Attorney at Small Business Administration

Fort Worth, TX 2017 – Present

Review real property title documents. Identify and analyze title issues within the chain of title ownership. Review legal sufficiency of documents provided by applicant. Prepare loan closing documents.

Attorney at Leasor Crass, P.C.

Mansfield, TX 2016 – 2017

Drafted, reviewed, and revised contracts, board policies, procedures, and administrative regulations. Analyzed and interpreted federal, state, and local law, and board policies. Researched legal issues and provided detailed recommendations to Superintendents, Trustees, and administrative personnel in education, criminal law, human resources, government and administrative law, and compliance matters, such as ADA, FMLA, EEO, Title VII, and Title IX. Facilitated and responded to requests under the Texas Public Information Act, and requested Attorney General opinions regarding possible exemptions. Responded to student and employee grievances, and conducted grievance hearings. Conducted investigations into allegations of employee misconduct. Researched and drafted responses to allegations made by the EEOC, the Texas Commission on Human Rights, and other federal and state agencies. Prepared and conducted employment-related litigation. Developed and assisted with implementation of HR policies and procedures. Developed and presented training to administrators, faculty, and staff regarding ethical conduct, documentation, and compliance with policies and procedures, as well as state and federal law.

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor 2004

Texas Wesleyan University

School of Law

Fort Worth, Texas

Bachelors Degree in Criminal

Justice & Criminology 1998

University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, Texas

PROFILE

Strongly motivated, highly detailed

legal practitioner. Well versed in

family and juvenile law, criminal, and

general civil litigation. Commended

ability to maintain positive relationships

with both internal and external clients.

Excellent communication skills.

EXPERTISE

Family Law

Juvenile Law

Criminal Law

General Civil Litigation

Depositions

Mediations

TECH SKILLS

Research Tools

MS Outlook

MS Office

MS Windows

Google Docs

ADDITIONAL

Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity

Exchequer and Member

Moot Court

Texas Wesleyan School of Law

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

University of Texas at Arlington

PHONE 817-***-**** / EMAIL ac5kep@r.postjobfree.com

Attorney at United Educators Association

Fort Worth, TX 2008 – 2016

Drafted, reviewed, and revised legal documents, grievances, and appeals. Analyzed and interpreted federal, state, and local law, and board policies. Researched legal issues and provided detailed recommendations. Represented and advised members in judicial and administrative proceedings, including family law, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) law, municipal law, and general civil litigation. Prepared and conducted litigation from pre-trial through jury or judge verdict. Prepared and conducted professional education classes for school personnel and UEA staff. Attorney at Law Office of Melissa S. Mozingo

Weatherford, TX 2004 – 2008

Advised clients on various legal issues. Drafted, reviewed, and revised all legal documents, including petitions, motions, and briefs. Analyzed and interpreted federal, state, and municipal laws. Represented clients in judicial and administrative proceedings, including family law, juvenile law, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) law, municipal law, and general civil litigation. Prepared and conducted litigation. Supervised office staff. Experience (continued)



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