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Legal Assistant Civil

Los Angeles, California, United States
August 30, 2018

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University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Los Angeles, CA

• Master of Laws May 2018

• Certificate: Business Law

• GPA: 3.78 - Top 10%

• Honors: USC Law Scholarship May 2017

• Honors: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi May 2018 University Center of Brasilia (UniCEUB), Brasília, Brazil Juris Doctor (J.D) July 2016


Pomona Superior Court-Neighborhood Legal Service of LA County, Pomona, CA Volunteer Legal Assistant December 2016 - October 2017

• Worked directly with low-income litigants drafting divorces, paternity, name change, domestic abuse complains, civil claims, judgments and drafted request for orders on paternity and divorce cases.

• Drafted responses to eviction notice

Legal Practice Center, Brasília, Brazil

Employment Law Legal Intern February - July 2016

• Interviewed clients to asses claim potential for a labor law suit and obtain evidence.

• Advised clients on labor law rights, including the correct procedure of being laid off, and statute of limitation laws.

• Drafted complaints for labor law suits.

• Conducted mediations sections to settle labor disputes. Legal Practice Center, Taguatinga, Brazil

Family/Civil/Criminal Legal Intern February - July 2015

• Conducted interviews with clients and drafted memoranda for civil claims.

• Drafted complaints for civil and family disputes and worked with litigants on the follow ups.

• Worked on criminal defenses answers and was the attorney’s assist on a murder trial. Legal Practice Center, Brasília, Brazil

Civil Legal Intern August - December 2013

• Conducted legal research relating to Brazilian law in order file civil complains.

• Performed legal analysis, drafted memoranda and complains for civil claims. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

• July 2018 California Bar Exam Candidate

• Some experience with family-based immigration process, including K-1 visa and permanent residency

(green card)

• Nationality: Brazil (citizenship) U.S (green card)

• Language: Portuguese (native) English (fluent) Spanish (beginner)

• Interest: Tennis

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