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Assistant Office

Albany, New York, United States
June 13, 2018

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ASHLEY BASNIGHT H: 347-***-****

** * **** ***, ******, NY 12208

Forward thinking professional with solid understanding of legal documentation, client relationship building and court procedures. Seeking to add new experience to background through a rewarding position with room for advancement. ECF filing; PACER; Adobe Acrobat Pro

DC; Nitro PDF; Time Matters; Red

Booth; Word, Outlook and Excel

community relations, law, legal

correspondence, clerical work, policies,

presentations, press releases, problem

solving, research

Legal LegalAssistant Assistant • Schiller, Knapp, Lefkowitz & Hertzel Albany, NY • November 2017 to June 2018

Draft/file correspondence and legal documents, such as objections, motions, stipulations, reaffirmation agreements, and proof of claims. Assisted up to 4 lawyers at a time.

Filed all court documents on behalf of the attorneys. Education EducationAssociate Analyst/ Talent Acquisition Associate • NYC Department of Education

New York, NY • August 2017 to September 2017

Coordinated the selection process for staffing all school positions with school principals and their personnel committees.

Outreach OutreachIntern Intern • NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board New York, NY • July 2017 to August 2017

Facilitated presentations to community members in the New York City boroughs about policy-community relations and how to report cases of police misconduct.

Created boardroom multimedia presentations including video and text- sync'd depositions for enhanced understanding.

Summer SummerIntern Policy and Advocacy Intern • Drug Policy Alliance New York, NY • June 2016 to August 2016

Assisted in planning community meetings for open dialog about drug misuse and drug law reform.

Gathered and analyzed data for press releases/blogs created by the senior staff and published on the company website.

IIIInnnntttteeeerrrrnnnn • Kings County District Attorney's Office Brooklyn, NY • June 2016 to August 2016

Assisted in case preparation by listening to jail phone call recordings. Called upon witnesses to testify under oath at court hearings. Legislative LegislativeIntern Intern • New York State Assembly Albany, NY • January 2016 to May 2016

Performed legislative research on a wide range of topics. Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages.

Drafted bill memos, constituent correspondence and press releases. Conducted meetings with constituents and lobbyists. Human HumanIntern Resources Intern • New York Probation Department Kings County, NY • June 2015 to August 2015

Tracked juveniles' progress toward completing terms of probation. PROFESSIONAL




Maintained personal contact with offenders through weekly group sessions. Closed cases when terms of probation were completed. Bachelor BachelorArts of Arts - Criminal Justice and Sociology • SUNY at Albany Albany, NY • MAY 2017

Magna Cum Laude Honors, Tau Sigma National Honor Society, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Two-time Spellman Achievement Academic Award Recipient

Member of Student Conduct Board, which included hearing cases, deciding whether or not a student violated the Code of Conduct, and giving the appropriate sanctions


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