Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.
1995 Co-Chair of Student Section of Institute of Bill of Rights Law.
Research and writing assistant on treatises “Smolla and Nimmer on Free Speech,” and “Smolla on Defamation.”
University Of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.
Bachelor of Arts in History with General Honors; Minor in Theatre
Exceptional Communication Skills
Immigration, Family, and Corporate Law
Contract Creation, Review, Editing, and Administration
Organized and Efficient
Microsoft Office Suite
Research and Writing Skills.
Freelance Writer, Editor, and Researcher
Temporary project doing marketing research and writing for RME360, using internet resources for to find targeted data and recording such databases and compiling reports therefrom
Searching for source articles, writing blog posts for legal firms through Rust Consulting.
Editing other writers’ blog posts and articles for content, grammar and clarity.
Anti-Money Laundering Analyst
05/2011-11/2011 Spherion Staffing (On assignment to Citigroup)
Reviewing and analyzing groups of transactions for suspicious or concerning patterns.
Researching persons and entities with a variety of in-house and public search tools to determine identities and prior negative information pertaining to that party.
Determining whether cases warrant further action based upon company procedures and regulatory guidelines.
Mercury Distribution and Logistics, LLC, Tampa, FL
Reviewing and editing company contracts for clarity and to protect best interests of the company under law.
Devising and implementing company policies to comply with various regulatory requirements, such as drug testing and OSHA policies.
Advising management with regard to legalities of company-employee relations, contract negotiations with other companies, and general corporate problem spotting.
Began with Mercury assisting in the warehouse including inventory control, safety, and shipping/receiving.
06/2007-11/2008 Self-employed, Tampa, FL
Writing short articles for websites, mostly in the legal field.
Associate Attorney, Immigration Law
Neil F. Lewis, P.A., Tampa, FL
Client consultations to determine possible solutions to client immigration problems, including possible complications arising from criminal records.
Preparing and filing immigration cases with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS).
Representing clients in USCIS interviews.
Representing clients in removal (deportation) proceedings before U.S. Immigration courts.
Preparing and filing Notices of Appeal and Appellate Briefs with the U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals.
Associate Attorney, Child Support Enforcement
Mensh & MacIntosh, P.A., Tampa, FL
Preparing and filing complaints to establish new child support orders and enforce existing orders pursuant to instructions from the Florida Department of Revenue (FLDOR).
Representing the FLDOR in hearings before child support hearing offices and circuit judges.
Occasionally being appointed “Special Prosecutor” to prosecute criminal contempt of court complaints before circuit judges.