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Lynnwood, WA
September 24, 2018

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Address Litigation Attorney, Thomas Rubin & Kelley, PC 04/2018 – 08/2018

**** ***** ** **, **** Focused on defense of personal injury, wrongful death cases, and subrogation

Lynwood, WA 98087 cases

Conducted and defended multiple depositions, interviewing lay and expert

Phone witnesses

480-***-**** Performed key research on case law and authorities regarding various topics such as spoliation and interpleader actions

Email Prepared pleadings and pre-trial motions with supporting memoranda in personal injury cases as well as declaratory actions and interpleader actions

Conducted extensive pre-discovery fact investigation, exhibits management,

Website and document review of personal injury and wrongful death cases Negotiated settlements directly with opposing counsel and adjusters

granados-b57aa561/ and authored settlement agreements and releases

Prepared discovery demands and responses

Summary Analyzed files and preparing reports and advised adjusters regarding

Results oriented, persuasive coverage, legal issues, further case handling, and settlement ranges

litigator with practice areas Assisted with mandatory arbitration hearings regarding personal injury cases

spanning across personal injury Attended court hearings throughout various stages of the case including pre- defense as well as criminal and trial conferences

immigration defense. Works Initiated garnishment and breach of contract proceedings against non- diligently to represent client compliant defendants

interests, analyze case merits Participated in personal injury mediations

and move cases towards

positive resolutions. Consulting Attorney, Law Office of Ofelia A. Granados 12/2017 – 08/2018

Assisted in a juvenile dependency case which includes conducting hearings,

Skills and engaging in discovery

Fluent in Spanish Assisted in a breach of contract case which included preparing pleadings and

Proficient in Westlaw and discovery requests

LexisNexis Drafted motions to suppress for removal proceedings in the Washington

Litigation strategy Immigration Court

Created and edited leases and other commercial contracts using HotDocs and

Bar Admission DocuSign

Arizona (033532) Assisted and conducted research in real estate fraud matters in order to prepare

Washington (53917) legal memoranda

Conducted numerous master hearings and trials for various criminal and immigration courts

Developed strategies for various immigration and criminal cases to obtain the best possible outcome for the client

Conducted e-discovery using software such as Ringtail

Drafted contracts, Scope of Work, and Standard Operating Procedures for Blue Shield of California that will affect the relationship between the company and providers

Drafted pardons and set asides to assist clients to clean up criminal history

Associate Attorney, Garrett Wilkes Law PLLC 06/2017 – 12/2017

Acquired extensive knowledge of legal practices, regulations and proceedings through experiences in a fast

paced, detail-oriented environment

Conducted trials, evidentiary hearings, and oral arguments for various types of civil, family, criminal, and

immigration matters

Conducted interviews with officers, lay and expert witnesses in preparation of trial and evidentiary hearings

Prepared and argued substantive motions in the municipal and superior courts

Prepared pleadings in preparation for hearings and trial in criminal and immigration court

Conducted immigration bond hearings for in-custody cases and master hearings in various Arizona

Immigration Courts

Conducted legal research and drafted pleadings and briefs for the Arizona Immigration Courts and Board of

Immigration Appeals

Negotiated plea agreements with various city and county prosecutors

Managed a heavy caseload of both criminal and immigration cases and maintained close client contact

Participated in mediation and negotiated settlements between parents in family law matters

Prepared writs and demand letters in an attempt to negotiate settlements for various civil cases

Associate Attorney, Alcock & Associates P.C. 01/2017 – 06/2017

Managed a caseload of in county and out of county felony and misdemeanor cases

Conducted immigration bond hearings for in-custody cases and master hearings in various Arizona

Immigration Courts Prepared bond packets and other immigration filings

Drafted appropriated documentation, letters, and all supplementary forms for the United States Citizenship &

Immigration Services and Department of Homeland Security

Assisted and attended various interviews with United States Citizenship &Immigration Services Officers in

Adjustment of Status cases

Researched details of charges, collect information from various sources, and prepared potential defenses

Performed client intake for a wide range of criminal and immigration cases

Compliance Analyst, PayPal 10/2016 – 01/2017

Investigated numerous customers’ accounts suspected of criminal activity including organized crime and fraud

Prepared intelligence reports containing alerting transactions which was utilized by multiple State and Federal law enforcement agencies in illicit financial investigations

Maintained organized and detailed records for internal audits

Met or exceeded daily file quota mandated by upper management

Ran Excel Workbook programs to identify suspicious IP addresses linked to the customer’s account

Completed 208 hours of training

Law Clerk, The Law Offices of Benjamin Taylor 10/2015 – 10/2016

Prepared motions and deviation requests to reduce criminal charges

Reviewed and analyzed police reports to write memorandums on the pros and cons of a case

Attended and participated in an ASU Board hearing against a student

Performed client intake

Conducted extensive legal research of case law and precedent for a large range of topics related to criminal and personal injury

Investigated laws and fact and made recommendations for further case handling

General Counsel Intern, Mobile Mini, Inc. 06/2015 – 08/2015

Assisted senior general counsel in all matters

Reviewed and created various contract summaries for clients

Prepared memorandums regarding the content of provisions for clients

Analyzed contracts for the company’s various departments

Created a spreadsheet to be used as a central database for vendor contracts

Rule 38 Extern, City of Mesa Prosecutor’s Office 05/2015 – 07/2015

Prepared cases for bench and jury trials

Conducted multiple trials as first chair

Conducted change of plea and sentencing hearings

Participated in plea negotiations with defendants

Conducted extensive research in to case law and precedent for various trials

Utilized PROSECUTOR by Karpel for case management

Lead Intern, The Arizona Attorney General’s Office 09/2011 – 06/2013

Investigated Medicare fraud

Participated in executing several search warrants and conducted searches

Used the exclusions database to compile a list for a federal investigation

Prepared evidence for Grand Jury hearings and attended hearings with an Assistant Attorney General

Utilized QuickBooks for investigative purposes for fraud cases and reconciled bank statements

Utilized Timeline and HUMMINGBIRD to create documents relating to case matters

Supervised and mentored incoming interns

Created an extradition flow chart to be used as a template for the office

Utilized Legal Files for case and file management


Juris Doctor

Arizona Summit Law School May 2016

Bachelor of Science: Criminology and Criminal Justice

Arizona State University, Summa Cum Laude May 2012

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