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Associate Attorney

Location:
Baltimore, MD
Salary:
50,000
Posted:
September 09, 2018

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ZACHARY HANSEN

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BAR ADMISSIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

Admitted in Maryland, December 2017. Eligible for waiver into the District of Columbia. Member of the Maryland State Bar Association.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

SHERWOOD LEGAL SERVICES, Baltimore, MD

Associate Attorney, December 2017-Present

Appear for hearings including failure to pay rent proceedings, default judgment hearings, and child custody hearings; evict tenants that failed to pay rent and tried wrongful detainer cases; draft and respond to motions in a variety of cases; direct work flow of law clerks and interns; provide mentorship and instruction for law clerks and interns for motion drafting and developing other legal skills; provide legal research and develop meaningful case strategies; proactively develop strategies to improve efficiency of law firm activities; interview clients and assess viability of new cases. Law Clerk/Office Manager, December 2016-December 2017 Drafted and filed motions, responses, and complaints; searched public records and UCC filings to find defendants to be served; scheduled client meetings and depositions; drafted commercial real estate contracts; negotiated with collection company to resolve debt for dissolved business; filed for EIN numbers on behalf of LLCs; draft interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and discovery responses. Legal Intern, Summer 2016

Drafted complaints on various issues including divorce, negligence, and breach of lease; performed basic accounting to calculate damages for various cases; drafted letters of representation and insurance demand packages; reviewed leases to investigate potential causes of action.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CLINIC, UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW, Baltimore, MD Rule 19 Student Attorney, Spring 2016

Met with and interviewed clients; drafted a legal memorandum concerning UCC Article 2 transactions for sale of goods; edited a contract drafted by client; researched corporate governance and maintenance of 501(c)(3) status; participated in creating a report to the United Nations on the right to water in Baltimore City. HON. WILLIAM O. CARR, HARFORD COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT, Bel Air, MD Judicial Intern, Summer 2014

Prepared and organized dockets; researched crimes and penalties for each case and created fact sheets for judges; summarized issues in case files; drafted factual and procedural backgrounds on complex cases; drafted opinion for judicial review of parole decision and a motion for summary judgment in a commercial contract case. EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW, Baltimore, MD J.D., May 2017

G.P.A.: 2.86

Activities: Business and Tax Law Association, President Real Estate Law Association

Maryland State Bar Association

TOWSON UNIVERSITY, Towson, MD

B.S. in Philosophy, July 2013

G.P.A.: 3.1

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Awarded the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America. Achieved the rank of Black Belt from Dragon Storm Karate Club.



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