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Glenview, Illinois, United States
Posted:
October 20, 2016

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Thomas A. Ball, ESQ

**** ******** ****, ********, ** 60025 847-***-**** acw5r9@r.postjobfree.com

Attorney

Dedicated, versatile, and detail oriented Attorney with JD from Georgetown University. Organized, take charge professional with exceptional follow through ability, capable of planning and executing projects from conception to successful completion. Strong communication skills and well respected by leaders for providing clear direction as well as competent strategic analysis. Proficient in English and Spanish languages.

Admitted to Practice in IllinoisEducation

Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC

Juris Doctorate - GPA 3.14/4.0

Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN

Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics Minors: Spanish / Political Science (Magma Cum Laude)

Honors: Phi Beta Kappa / William Nelson White Scholarship Award / Deans List 6 Semesters

Coursework in Java programming, Microsoft Excel

Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile

Coursework in Spanish Literature / Chilean History

Experience

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF CHICAGO Chicago, IL 11/15 – Present

Volunteer

Assist with immigration paperwork and advise on process. Draft memos and conduct research into current issues related to immigration.

INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC REPRESENTATION Washington, DC 1/15 – 6/15

Student Attorney, Communications and Technology Section

Conducted research and drafted comments for issues before the FCC related to the deaf and hard of hearing. Topics researched included communications law and privacy.

FCC made favorable decision on petition written.

Contributed to brief for Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. Brief still pending action.

GEORGE E. RICHMOND FOUNDATION Chicago, IL 5/14 – 8/14

Summer Associate

Conducted research and developed complete philanthropic strategy and plan for the organization focused on dental research and effectiveness of procedures. Developed grant giving procedures and researched issues surrounding tax and charitable organization law.

GEORGETOWN LAW Washington, DC 6/13 – 8/13

Research Assistant, Professor Eloise Pasachoff

Researched issues for professor regarding federal regulatory and education law. Assisted with research pertaining to grant procedures and the impact on the educational institution. Quantitate research included the amount of money going to private and public schools as well as the impact on schools if funds are revoked.

FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Washington, DC 5/13 – 1/14

Intern, Office of Administrative Law Judges & Office of the Secretary

Office of the Secretary – Assisted with determination on what could be disclosed in FOIA requests. Contributed to revision of procedures to ensure compliance with the Open Container Act of 2009.

Office of Administrative Law Judges – Researched issues related to state law and consumer protection. Participated in drafting administrative law decisions for maritime cases. Conducted extensive research into maritime cases.. Volunteer

Extensive volunteer work includes providing translation services to Spanish speaking immigrants for the Catholic Charities Immigration Services; participated in building 4 homes for needy families with Habitat for Humanity.

Boy Scouts of America– Eagle Scout



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