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Assistant Legal

Rancho Cucamonga, California, 91739, United States
August 20, 2018

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Daniel D. Schwarz


State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF) – Inland Empire A

Graduate Legal Assistant, August 2017 – August 2018

Responsible for Subpoena review and document purging. Intense 9-week program centered around learning Workers’ compensation insurance. Extensive work in time tracking systems, CARE, and Team connect. Knowledge of how to run a case from start to finish including initial file review, motions and conferences, depositions, and settlement conferences. Process Legal No's as well as various research positions. Assist attorneys with SDT processing, research, document prepping and other tasks. Analyze and Create various legal documents such as UR denials, lien trial statements, and reports of hearing.

University Enterprises Inc. (SCIF) – Riverside Legal Hub

Legal Student Assistant, November 2015- July 2017

Responsible for Subpoena review and document purging. Point attorney responsibilities on Lien conferences and assist SCIF lien representatives which included conducting research relating to liens such as MPN compliance, UR denials, and filling out lien trial statements including trial exhibits Conducted legal research related to drafting of legal documents such as point and authorities and multiple reports. Assist with legal work such as gathering data and compiling research for depositions. Shadowed multiple attorneys in MSC and chamber discussions with WCAB judges. Created hearing reports and deposition reports for attorneys and lien reps. Summarized, organized, and drafted hearing reports and depositions which were reviewed by attorneys. SOAR award recipient 3 times. Large amounts of research on Lexis and Westlaw. Expert experience with legal systems such as CARE, team connect, and Microsoft processers.

San Bernardino City Attorney

Law Clerk. May 2015- August 2015

Shadowed attorneys and provided valuable research in various municipal law topics such as charter revisions, City Attorney power in California, and city council meetings. Created legal support memos for actions by the city attorney. Created and updated various contracts with vendors of the city. Varied research on bankruptcy laws due to the automatic stay of the City. Large amounts of research on Lexis and Westlaw. Shadowed deputy attorneys in their responsibilities with the city such as meeting with various chiefs of departments.


Chapman University School of Law, Orange, CA

Juris Doctor (JD), May 2017

Diversity Initiative Law Journal

Secretary 2015-2016

Animal Law Society

Vice-President 2015-2016

Secretary 2014-2015

Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court RCBA

Law Student Member 2015-2016

California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, June 2013

Logic Lab Tutor, Golden Key Honor Society Member, Intramural Champion

New Attorney Academy, Riverside County Bar Association, Riverside, CA

October 2017 – May 2018

This program was created by the RCBA, Cal ABOTA, and Riverside Trial judges. The Academy requires attendance once a month and centers around items that most new attorneys find difficult or challenging. This includes Depositions, Expert Depositions, Pleadings, Filings, and court conduct.


Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg (BNA), Microsoft Works programs, CARE and Team Connect


SCIF Student Opportunity Achievement Recognition (SOAR) 3 times

Dean’s List 3.5 GPA CSUSB (4 times)

Dean’s Letter 4.0 GPA CSUSB (2 times)


Melanie Blackmer- State Fund, ACC, Inland Empire A 951-***-****

Wendy Kalwaitis- State Fund, Attorney III, Inland Empire A 909-***-****

Denise Yanagisawa- State Fund, Attorney III, Inland Empire A 951-***-****

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