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Assistant Nursing

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
September 17, 2019

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Jennifer Lucas

Arlington, VA *****


Bar Admission: Virginia, 2013


Boston College Law School, J.D., May 2013

• Completed first year 2006 – 2007

• Public Service Designation Fellow

• Pro Bono experience: Legal Advocacy and Resource Center (LARC) University of Delaware, Honors B.A., May 2006

• Political Science with a concentration in Global Studies

• Achievements: Dean’s List; Study Abroad: London, January 2005 & Italy, January 2006; Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society, 2005 – 2006; General Honors Award, 2004 Professional Experience


Civil Rights Investigator in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia February 2017 to present

• Conduct intake interviews with complaining witnesses filing complaints under the Americans with Disabilities Act

• Conduct legal research in the course of investigations of complaints made under the Americans with Disabilities Act; communicate research findings effectively both orally and in writing to Assistant United States Attorney

• Review documents produced by covered entities in response to Requests for Information

• Draft portions of presentations to be made to covered entities and opposing counsel regarding investigatory findings

• Assist in the drafting of Requests for Information, Settlement Agreements, and other documents

• Coordinate with Paralegals, Legal Assistants, and Litigation Support staff to support investigations

Elder & Disability Law Center


April 2016 – September 2016

• Drafted Petitions for Probate, Inventories and other documents to be filed in court for cases in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia

• Discovered decedent’s previously unknown savings account worth over $200,000; liquidated investment accounts totaling more than $400,000 owned by decedents

• Discovered the source of mysterious payments to closed client investment account; resolved the issue

NARAL Pro-Choice America

Policy Assistant

February 2014 – April 2016

• Conducted research on judicial nominees and advised senior staff of their past positions on issues of concern to NARAL; made recommendation as to whether NARAL should support, oppose or remain neutral on each nomination

• Analyzed bills introduced into state legislatures for possible inclusion in Who Decides?

• Coordinated publication of NARAL’s annual Congressional Record on Choice publication, including assigning, editing and drafting content and liaising with the designer and printer United States Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Law Clerk, Oversight and Investigations Office

September 2013 – February 2014

• Primary responsibility for three case studies on the use of restraint and seclusion of children with disabilities in schools for use in a Committee report

• Conducted research, interviewed parents and attorneys involved in my cases; drafted the relevant sections of the report

Rhode Island Department of Health

Legal Intern

May 2012 – August 2012

• Represented the Department at an administrative licensure hearing, resulting in the revocation of the license of a nursing assistant following numerous complaints regarding his in-home care of vulnerable patients; assisted the Department’s attorney in preparing for the hearing by conducting research, drafting memoranda and preparing witnesses Offices of Senators Ted Kaufman and Chris Coons

Legislative Correspondent

November 2009 – February 2011

• Met with constituent groups concerned with issues within my focus area

• Researched and prepared responses to correspondence to constituents Tigercomm, LLC

Account Associate

March 2008 – November 2009

• Drafted opinion columns, press releases, and pitch letters for a diverse group of clients; pitched new and traditional media

Joe Biden for President

Deputy Scheduler for Iowa

August 2007 - January 2008

• Tracked invitations to ensure the campaign was represented at important events, distributed schedule, participated in daily scheduling call, prepared daily briefing book

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