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Training Assistant

Location:
Ventura, CA
Posted:
June 16, 2019

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A. J. Kretzmar

Ventura, CA *****

Cell: 424-***-****

E-Mail: ac9mja@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE: Seeking a career home utilizing my skills, experience, and education.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS and EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Decide contested parking and code citation disputes for 20+ Southern California cities in quasi-judicial hearings and render written decisions utilizing knowledge of State and Municipal laws and their application.

Work with a wide variety of members of the public, law enforcement, doctors, and lawyers under time pressure. Minimal supervision in applying the law to the facts in written and in-person hearings.

Apply applicable law, including the Assessment and Non-Compliance Fee appeals, reports and recommendations provided to the Board of Fire Commissioners.

Fair, neutral, impartial and consistent case management analyzing law and applicable legal principles.

Determine admissibility and applicability of evidence. Conflict resolution techniques and procedures.

Decide customer disputes with firms and associated persons. Broker/firm wrongdoing and discipline. Amounts in controversy range from $1,000.00 to over $1,000,000.00. Arbitrator # A9391.

Chairperson and panelist training and certification. Knowledge of the regulatory environment, and the pitfalls of litigation. Training course in Expungement for the Securities industry.

Extensive travel across the continental United States. Participated in over 40 arbitration panels.

Facilitated, coordinated, and on-going management of a HUD funded revitalization grant project.

Trained personnel, restructured business plan, and provided neighborhood and community outreach related to Public Transportation and rail.

Promoted to Project Director and implemented the grant strategy. Organized neighborhood initiatives. Prepared presentations for Transportation and Community Development issues.

Knowledge of not-for profit’s and foundations. Experience dealing with the wide diversity of neighborhood and community constituencies.

Seminar Coordinator and Presenter to Department managers, Assistant and associate Administrators, and the full range of department, divisions, and functions.

WORKPLACE SUMMARY

State of California Transportation Agency, Ventura, CA 2016 - Present

Hearing Officer full-time

Conduct hearings, interviews, and reexaminations, and rule on legal matters through review of medical and legal documentation.

Knowledge of State Codes and Statutes, case law, and their application in written and in-person hearings regarding Physical & Mental conditions, DUI’s, and Negligent Operators.

Fair, neutral, impartial and consistent decisions analyzing the law and applying the facts along with applicable legal principles in accordance with State and Departmental policies and procedures.

Determine admissibility and applicability of evidence, examination and cross examination of motorists, witnesses, expert witness, CHP and police officers, etc. Conflict resolution techniques and procedures.

NASD/ Pacific Stock Exchange/New York Stock Exchange, Inc., Los Angeles 2000 – 2010

Arbitrator (Office of Dispute Resolution) # A9391

Decide customer disputes with firms and associated persons. Broker/firm wrongdoing and discipline. Amounts in controversy range from $1,000.00 to over $1,000,000.00. Arbitrator # A9391.

Chairperson and panelist training and certification. Knowledge of the regulatory environment, and the pitfalls of litigation.

Extensive travel across the continental United States. Participated in over 40 arbitration panels.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Los Angeles, CA 1996 – 1998

Project Director: Business Planning Project

Facilitated, coordinated, and on-going management of this HUD funded revitalization grant project related to Transportation, and Rail.

Trained personnel, restructured business plan, and provided neighborhood and community outreach: Hollywood & Beverly Fairfax.

Promoted to Project Director. Implemented the grant strategy. Organized neighborhood initiatives. Prepared presentations. Transportation and community development issues.

Final impact report provided to HUD. Knowledge of not-for profit’s and foundations. Experience dealing with the wide diversity of neighborhood and community constituencies.

Center for Health Management Research, Los Angeles, CA 1986 – 1996

Senior Staff Member: Project Research and Development

Facilitated, coordinated, and on-going research Management for Innovation project.

Practical decision-making tools and evaluative training platforms.

Sold research slide shows and materials within the private non-profit multi-hospital system.

Seminar Coordinator and Presenter to Department managers, Assistant and associate Administrators, and the full range of department, divisions, and functions.

EDUCATION & LAW REVIEW:

University of W. Los Angeles, CA

JD Legal degree + Editor, Law Review: Vol. 30

University of Southern California

Urban Planning degree MA

University of Cape Town

Economics degree BA

Hearing Officer Training: California Public Parking Association

Designated Hearing Officer: City of Hawthorne

Arbitrator: New York Stock Exchange, National Assoc. of Securities Dealers (NASD)

Mediator: Training program: Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office

Additional Training: Advanced Analytics & Writing; Stress Management; Time Management

Professional references and writing sample available.

Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Adobe, Concordance, Summation, etc.



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