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Location:
Niceville, Florida, United States
Posted:
September 12, 2018

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VICTORIA TARAVELLA

*** ***** ****** **. #* Niceville, FL 32578

754-***-**** ac601g@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor Oxford, MS

University of Mississippi School of Law Aug. 2014 May 2018 Dean’s Law Scholarship

Student Bar Association: Senator; Service Director Bachelor of Arts Gainesville, FL

University of Florida Sept. 2010 June 2014

Major: English Literature; Minor: Business Administration LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Department of Interior, Office of the Solicitor Washington D.C. Legal Intern January 2018- April 2018

• Drafted legal memos and agency bulletins

• Preformed legal research

• Assisted in trial preparation

Memphis Light, Gas, and Water Memphis, TN

Summer Associate June 2017-August 2017

• Drafted motions, orders, complaints, and other legal documents

• Researched current issues for attorneys

• Assisted attorneys in legal work and preparation for trials

• Reviewed contracts

• Attended board meetings, citizen appeals, and budgetary requests

• Worked with top executives regarding client interaction and legal issues National Sea Grant Law Center Oxford, MS

Research Associate Jan. 2017 May 2017

• Researched and fact-checked articles and supporting documentation

• Wrote articles for SandBar and WaterLog

• Curated online platforms to engage the public on the issues faced by coastal and ocean zones

• Engaged with numerous project platforms regarding water ecosystem health and its correlation to our well- being

University of Mississippi Housing Clinic Oxford, MS Student Attorney Jan. 2017 May 2017

• Contested the closing of low income housing with Fair Housing Act

• Drafted a summary judgment motion and other motions for client in an eviction case

• Performed intake meetings with potential clients and advised admitted clients on legal recourses 17th Judicial Circuit Court, Judge Levenson Fort Lauderdale, FL Judicial Intern May 2016 Aug. 2016

• Recommended appropriate jury instructions after analyzing case histories

• Observed criminal court proceedings and worked with a large array of attorneys and judges

• Drafted memos to prepare Judge Levenson and support staff for impending cases Adrian Phillip Thomas Law Firm Fort Lauderdale, FL Intern Aug. 2014 Aug. 2015

• Assisted supervising attorney with client meetings, depositions, and hearings

• Drafted memos and motions

• Organized office files and attorney calendars



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