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Manager Real Estate

Beaverdam, Virginia, 23015, United States
October 04, 2016

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West Point, Va. 23181

804-***-**** or 804-***-**** (cell)


An accomplished, energetic, hard-working professional with senior-level experience in the legal and telecommunication industries. Proven strengths in project management, trial presentations and litigation support. Proficient with hardware and software programs such as Summation, Relativity, Concordance, Trial Director, Sanction, Case Map, and client based proprietary databases (coding, search terms, uploads, presentations, and managed document review teams). Proficient with rules and procedure with federal and state administrative agencies and courts as well as the corresponding ECF filing requirements. Exceptional organizational skills, detail-oriented, accomplished in handling multiple tasks and following through to closure. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Smartlink, LLC November 2013 – May 31, 2016


Real Estate and Land Use Manager/ Site Acquisition Specialist Managed team of cell tower site acquisition specialists, focusing on all aspects of cell tower modifications of the LTE 4 upgrade to over seven hundred A&T towers in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina and Maryland with a focus on forecasting deliverables required as part of regulation and compliance for the telecommunication industry, including leases and amendments, negotiating with landlords concerning renewals and rental amendments, and meet with clients weekly for forecast updates. Conducted negotiations with AT&T’s landlords for lease renewal, reduction terms in Texas, California, Missouri, and Arizona. Conducted thirty new suite builds for T-Mobile, handling search ring research, contacting land owners, drafting lease documents, coordination of title searches, construction drawings, structural analysis, permitting and zoning. Worked through the procurement process with third party vendors to assure compliance with the local governments and engineers to conduct modifications or build new towers. Lastly, conducted audit of the integration vast project documents from the sale of numerous towers sold from Verizon to AT&T.

Klein Mechanical, Inc. January 2008 – September 2014 Marketing Manager, Owner

Manage all marketing aspects for Mechanical Company specializing in heating, cooling, and refrigeration with a focus on commercial, marine, and residential properties. Assist with permitting, procurement of bids for proposals, attending weekly community marketing meetings.

Reed Smith, LLP

Complex Business Litigation Paralegal January 3, 2011-March 2013 Managed large complex litigation cases. Assisted multiple attorneys with all aspects of case handling from the legal hold period to preparation of and attended trial in large global disputes with a focus on intellectual property, mortgage banking, securities, employment, and bankruptcy, while managing smaller matters simultaneously. Heavy assistance with briefing motions, including cite and quote checking case law, pulling and preparing exhibits and transcripts excerpts and finalize by electronically filing on the United States District Court PACER System. Drafted a variety of pleadings, correspondence, and charts. Worked with clients in Europe and in the US, along with their staff and vendors as a liaison to capture data electronically stored information and documentation through to the review stage, coding stage, production stage and trial exhibit stage. Troutman Sanders LLP October 2007 to March 2010

Complex Litigation Paralegal

Managed large complex litigation cases. Drafted a variety of pleadings, correspondence, and charts. Worked with clients and their staff to capture data electronically stored information and documentation (data base software both back and front end) through to the review stage, coding stage, production stage and trial exhibit stage. Heavy discovery assistance and worked with attorneys to develop strategy and case action plans. Attended and prepared for all aspects of depositions, hearings, mediations, arbitrations and trials. Conduct in-court media presentations with Sanction and Trial Director software programs, work with attorneys prior to trial to prepare presentations, synchronized video tape depositions and exhibits to the attorney’s arguments. The majority of cases I worked on were intellectual property, securities, employment, bankruptcy, and real estate litigation lodged in state and federal courts. Sands, Anderson, Marks & Miller March 2001 to October 2007 Litigation Paralegal and Paralegal Coordinator

Worked on all aspects of business litigation with a focus on construction, securities and employment law, from pre- litigation through to trial. Drafted and modified pleadings. Reviewed and analyzed documents received and produced in discovery and prepared and organized them for potential exhibits for depositions and/or trial. Traveled to various locations to review document productions. Calculated deadline, litigation timelines and coordinated with court and counsel to set hearings, depositions and trials. The majority of cases that I worked on consist of construction projects, product manufacturers, and public procurement (big and small), both private and public sectors. In addition to my paralegal duties, I also worked with the attorneys and paralegals to coordinate billable work relating to projects that needed extra support or to even out workloads, as well as provided assistance to the paralegals to find the appropriate continuing legal education classes and seminars. I also have provided training to numerous paralegals, taught seminars and have been involved with a variety of projects to assist others in the firm. EDUCATION

Associate Degree, Legal Assisting

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Relativity Certification (status pending)

Continuing Legal Education

Conducted Legal Seminars

American Sailing Association Bareboat Charter Certification for 30’ to 50’ sailing vessel Member of the West Point Chamber of Commerce


Knowledgeable with WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Quick Books, Intuit, West Law, Lexis Nexis, Relativity (currently taking steps to become certified as back end use), Summation, Concordance, Discovery Mining, Case Map, Sanction, Live Note, and Trial Director (when at Troutman Sanders I worked both front and back end on the document management databases). This also includes performing trial presentation and set up of media support. Lastly, many client based proprietary databases.

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