BRITTANY ANTOINETTE AHMADZAI (DE KINE), ESQUIRE
Address:**** ******** ******, ********, ********** 91001 Cell 310-***-****; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Maryland Bar, May 2014; Florida Bar, April 2016; District of Columbia, November 2017 LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Occasional Pro-Bono and Florida Bar Referred Cases so I could be a Stay-At-Home Mom (Identical Twin Girls started Kindergarten in August), December 2016 - Present Johnston Law Group, Miramar Beach, Florida (now located in Puerto Rico) Firm Supervisory Attorney (Contract Position), May 2016 - December 2016 Created firm policies to maintain quality work product by firm employees and superior client customer service; Managed firm staff by training new hires, resolving any employee questions or issues, and being receptive to staff needs and input; Compassionately and knowledgeably handled oral and written client correspondence; Researched relevant facts, case law, and orders to ensure appropriate case handling. Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis, & Overholtz, PLLC, Pensacola, Florida Attorney, Project Manager, Transvaginal Mesh Department, May 2014 - December 2014 Educated clients about the mass tort process of and promptly responded to client questions and concerns; Created an organizational structure for the department to more efficiently handle case workload and client communication; Reviewed discovery and other staff work product; Conducted legal research and drafted legal motions and memoranda.
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland Attorney, (Rule 16), International Human Rights Legal Theory and Practice Clinic, August 2012 - December 2012 Assisted the Legal Resource Center located in Marshalltown, Johannesburg with researching cultural history as well as legal research and writing for the Hai//om San Land case for Etosha National Park and the Mangetti area. Office of the Honorable Samuel I. “Sandy” Rosenberg, Maryland House of Delegates, Annapolis, Maryland
Legislative Law Clerk, Ways and Means Committee, January 2012 - April 2012 (2012 Regular Session) Researched federal, Maryland, and other state statutes, regulations, cases, and policies for bills and constituent matters; Organized witnesses, drafted hearing testimony, attended committee and subcommittee hearings and testified as needed; Attended and organized work group meetings with bill stakeholders and constituents; Drafted bill and amendment language.
Injured Workers’ Insurance Fund (now Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company), Towson, Maryland
Law Clerk, Office of the General Counsel, August 2011 - December 2011 Law Clerk, In-House Litigation Department, June 2011 - August 2011 Researched, analyzed, and presented results to the General Counsel for a potential fiscal and policy note and bill; Reviewed cases and prepared discovery responses; Conducted legal and compliance research. Spencer Morgan Law, Miami, Florida
Legal Assistant, Litigation, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Department, May 2007 - July 2009 Explained the litigation process and documentary requirements to clients, mainly, medical providers; Drafted outgoing and handled incoming correspondence with clients and insurance companies on all pre-litigation and certain litigation matters; Collaborated regularly with attorney and paralegal to maximize responsiveness to clients and better streamline discovery; Supervised and trained new hires on pre-litigation and certain litigation processes and duties.
University of Maryland School of Law,Baltimore, Maryland, Juris Doctor, December 2012 University of Miami,Coral Gables, Florida, Bachelor of Business Administration, May 2008