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Attorney

Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Salary:
50,000
Posted:
December 31, 2018

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MICHAEL VAN HARRISON

Office Address: **** Bluebonnet Blvd. Suite F

Baton Rouge, La 70810

Home Phone: 225-***-**** Cell Phone: 225-***-****

Email: ac7278@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

I am a highly driven trial attorney seeking a full-time position where I can use lend my knowledge to help an organization improve profitability or reach projected goals. I desire to practice as a trial attorney in either the fields of Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Family Law or Successions' Law. Furthermore, when it comes to work, I like to be done with my assignments as soon as possible. I am proficient in using Microsoft Office and any form of legal research material from the internet to the books. I am self-motivated, driven, and team oriented.

EDUCATION

JURIS DOCTORATE MAY 2017 SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER

BACHELOR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAY 2014 SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY

Major: Criminal Justice

Minor: Psychology and Sociology

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA MAY 2009 CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

MANAGEMENT

Since May of 2018, I have been managing my own law firm.

LEADERSHIP

PI KAPPA ALPHA [PUBLIC RELATIONS CHAIR FOR 2 YEARS]

MENTOR AT THE LAW CENTER TO SIX INCOMING STUDENTS (2016-2018)

EXPERIENCE

MANAGING ATTORNEY MICHAEL HARRISON ATTORNEY–AT-LAW, LLC MAY 2018 TO PRESENT

• Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation, and other legal proceedings, draft various legal documents, and manage or advise clients on legal transactions.

• Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.

• Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.

• Negotiate settlements of disputes.

LEGAL ASSISTANT KING LAW FIRM AUGUST 2017- MAY 2018

• Prepared legal drafts by assembling and organizing information for legal forms and documents, including complaints, discovery requests, responses, and other pleadings.

• Researched various laws, statutes, constitution, regulations, court opinions, including precedents and reasoning, and trends using standard print texts and computers; and prepared legal memoranda.

• Assembled case materials by collecting, organizing, and summarizing information, documents, reports, and evidence.

• Prepared trial briefs, exhibits, subpoenas, evidence, and motions.

• Maintained calendar by entering and updating requirements, court dates, and meetings.

LAW CLERK LOUISIANA DEPT. OF INSURANCE: LEGAL DIVISION FALL 2015- APRIL 2017

• Attended meetings, retrieved information and documents for legal staff, handled communications for the office, contacted various local and state agencies to gather information, record all interactions and prepare checklists.

• Managed paper and electronic file organization, scanning and copying files, indexing, coding and labeling tasks. Coordinated with the records department when gathering, documenting and storing client information.

• Completed research for legal staff and then prepared documents, draft correspondence, summarize records and findings and write up briefs, petitions and other legal documents.

• Performed duties as assigned by Executive Counsel for Department of Insurance.

REFERENCES

ARLENE KNIGHTEN

EXECUTIVE COUNSEL FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE

225-***-****

RUSSELL JONES

PROFESSOR AT SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER

225-***-****

CLARENCE RAMBO

CHIEF U.S. PROBATION OFFICER FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA

225-***-****

OTHA CURTIS NELSON JR.

DEPUTY JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATOR- LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT

504-***-****



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