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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, 19046, United States
April 18, 2019

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Jenkintown, PA 19046



Paralegal February 2017 to present

Bowen & Burns Law Office

Assist attorneys and paralegals with filing, faxing, copying, research and organizational tasks; help prepare motions, memorandums, and other documents for cases in medical malpractice, personal injury, Social Security and ERISA claims; as intern, reviewed files on wills, estates, and business transactions; proofread documents; answered telephone.

Freelance Writer 2013 to 2017

Chestnut Hill Local newspaper

Researched and wrote human interest stories for weekly publication.

Managing Editor 1993 to 2013

The Northeast Times newspaper

Supervised newsroom staff; assigned and edited stories, briefs, columns, and features; selected stories and photos for publication; designed pages; wrote endorsements and weekly editorial; served on editorial board; placed stories on newspaper’s website; oversaw newsroom e-mail.

General Assignment Reporter/Political Writer 1988 to 1993

The Northeast Times newspaper

Covered community meetings, politics, human interest stories, and neighborhood profiles.

Editor 1987 to 1988

The Advisor newspaper

Covered community meetings; wrote news/human interest stories; took photos; designed pages.

Reporter 1986 to 1987

The Northeast Breeze newspaper

Interviewed community leaders and local elected officials; covered civic and community meetings; took photos to accompany stories; assisted the editor in layout.


Manor College/Paralegal Certificate (ABA approved), 2017.

Temple University/Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, 1983.

Community College of Philadelphia/Associate Degree in Applied Science, 1981.


Justice Studies Association, Manor College, Post Bacc Representative

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Westlaw, Quark, InDesign, and Photoshop.

Winner of four Keystone Press awards for front page design, headlines, and editorials.

Background actor in television and movies, 2014 to 2015.

Media chairman, John Fritz for Congress committee, 2013.

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