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Tampa, Florida, United States
August 27, 2018

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*** *** ****** ****, *********, FL 34208 941-***-**** EDUCATION:

Florida State University College of Law Tallahassee, FL

Juris Doctor April 2007

Pro Bono Award Recipient, mock trial judge, voter legal hotline University of South Florida College of Public Health Tampa, FL

Doctor of Philosophy - Toxicology, GPA: 3.72/4.0 May 2007

Discovered the liver-protecting effects of aminophylline against free radicals.

Coursework in pathology, molecular biology, biochemistry, xenobiotic metabolism.

Masters in Public Health - Toxicology and Risk Assessment December 2001

Produced on-line medical biomonitoring course

Assessed environmental risks and conducted due diligence for a land transaction. University of South Florida College of Arts and Sciences Tampa, FL

Bachelor of Arts - Chemistry (Biochemistry Emphasis), GPA: 3.45/4.0 May 1998

Tested the health effects of biological chemicals believed to inhibit red tide.

Bachelor of Sciences – Biology August 1997

Coursework in anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pharmacology, embryology. LEGAL EXPERIENCE:

Grivas Law Group, P.A. Bradenton, FL

CEO/Attorney: contracts, real estate, construction, patent, probate and family law 2009-Present

Assessed market risks and negotiated real estate acquisitions and other transactions.

Prepared wills, deeds, leases, loans, marital settlements and other transactional documents.

Counseled physician regarding employment contract dispute.

Managed practice, performing client intake, scheduling, billing, corporate, and tax filings.

Established and maintained positive client relationships, generating recurring business.

Developed pleadings now used by other attorneys throughout Florida.

Successfully litigated cases and won trials throughout Florida’s west coast.

Successfully appealed the USPTO rejection of the trademark of a veteran’s organization.

Served as a panelist at Continuing Legal Education courses on foreclosure defense. McCue, Reams & Associates, P.A. Bradenton, FL

Attorney: personal injury, contracts law 2011-2012

Conducted court hearings, including jury trials, motions and pretrial conferences.

Negotiated mediated and non-mediated settlement agreements.

Consulted with doctors, health care managers, insurance adjustors, and third-party payers.

Assessed the litigation value of cases.

Conducted client intake meetings and managed client relationships.

Prepared pleadings, motions and other litigation documents.

Conducted depositions and examinations under oath. Dennis Hernandez & Associates, P.A. Tampa, FL

Attorney: labor & employment, commercial and personal injury law 2011

Negotiated settlement agreements - employment, personal injury and commercial disputes.

Consulted with doctors, health care managers, insurance adjustors, and third-party payers.

Managed client relationships and assessed the risk and litigation value of cases.

Produced motions, pleadings, retainers and settlement agreements.

Conducted court hearings, including acting as assistant counsel in a jury trial. PAUL C. GRIVAS, J.D., Ph.D.

314 72nd St. NW, Bradenton, FL 34209 941-***-**** LEGAL EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED):

Raymond James Financial St. Petersburg, FL

Attorney: wills, trusts, and estate law 2008-2009

Analyzed inter vivos and testamentary trust documents for trustee transaction authority.

Produced electronic discovery responses for regulatory bodies. Legal Aid of Manasota Sarasota, FL

Attorney: family law 2008

Legal research and document preparation for pro se litigants and staff attorneys.

Prepared and taught monthly Divorce course to pro se petitioners. Florida Department of Community Affairs, Office of General Counsel Tallahassee, FL Certified Legal Intern: environmental, land use, and construction law 2007

Prepared and presented Declaratory Statements to the Florida Building Commission.

Researched and prepared orders on vested rights, concurrency and zoning issues.

Responded to petitioners regarding their petitions for DCA intervention. Florida Department of Environmental Protection Tallahassee, FL Legal Researcher: environmental, and property rights law 2006-2007

Appellate research on riparian rights and regulatory takings case. SELECTED MEDICAL EXPERIENCE:

Center for Environmental/Occupational Risk Analysis and Management Tampa, FL Research Associate: 2000-2007

Produced projects for the Florida Department of Health and scientific publications.

Collaborated with physicians on clinical studies and physicians’ working group reports.

Ran the operations of the center, including grant applications, budgeting and compliance.

Presented research at two Society of Toxicology annual meetings.

Prepared expert witness on medical malpractice, environmental and workers’ comp. cases. University of South Florida College of Public Health Tampa, FL Graduate Instructor: 2003-2004

Instructed and created materials for an undergraduate medical course

Popularity of my course created demand for an undergraduate Public Health program. Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University Uji, Japan Visiting Researcher: 2003-2004

Performed novel in vitro toxicology experiments for a publication. Bausch and Lomb Pharmaceuticals Tampa, FL

Occupational Health and Safety Consultant: risk assessment and management 2003

Assessed health risks of chemicals and recommended protective equipment. PEL Laboratories Tampa, FL

Environmental Laboratory Technician: 2000

Enabled acquisition of laboratory certification by the United States Air Force. SELECTED AFFILIATIONS

Florida Bar

Legal Aid of Manasota

Manatee County Bar Association

Middle District of Florida Bar

Society of Toxicology

USF Alumni Association

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