Attorney with prior business management experience offering skill in litigation, with a focus in civil, contracts, employment, family, and quasi-criminal cases. Additional skills include technology development and implementation, recruitment, marketing, and sales.
Decisive and motivated with a proven ability to learn quickly and deliver positive outcomes with success when under pressure.
Result driven professional adept at adjusting to fast paced and dynamic environments while remaining focused on the overall goal.
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Graduated in 2019
Master of Arts in Music
University of Missouri – Kansas City
Graduated Top 10% of Class in 2014
Associate Attorney 2019 – Current
Worden Law Firm (Norman, Oklahoma)
Responsible for managing a caseload of civil, family, and education law cases for a small law firm. My practice specializes in victim’s protective orders, Title IX investigations and defense, and academic misconduct cases.
Currently, I have represented clients in eight non-jury trials in Cleveland, Oklahoma, and Tulsa counties and have won dismissals or negotiated a settlement favorable to the client in each case.
Frequently work with quick turnarounds in cases, including winning emergency custody hearings for clients with less than 24 hours between engagement of firm and hearing date.
Education Outreach and Development Ambassador 2018-2019
Casetext Legal Technology
Marketed and demonstrated the Casetext legal research platform to law students and law schools using social media tools and in person meetings. Exposed the research tool to small and mid-sized law firms in the Oklahoma City area to drive subscriptions to generate profit. Provided feedback on the tools and services to software engineers as needed.
Recruitment and Admissions Assistant 2017 - 2019
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Recruited students and employees to the College of Law, planned recruitment events for students transitioning into law school, and coordinated student mentor programs. Marketed the University using social and print media.
Traveled to several regional and national recruitment events to meet and recruit prospective law students, including events held by the Law School Admissions Counsel, Southwest Association of Prelaw Advisors, and at colleges and universities across the United States.
Recruited the most diverse in University of Oklahoma College of Law history with 33% percent of students self-reporting as diverse.
Law Clerk 2017-2018
University of Oklahoma Office of Legal Counsel (Norman, Oklahoma)
Completed legal research and writing tasks for University attorneys, specifically in employment, labor, compliance, constitutional law, and personnel issues. Prepared documentation and positions for negotiations and counseling.
Managing Director of Enrichment 2014-2016
Legend Senior Living (Norman, Oklahoma)
Managed a staff of 15 employees in daily logistic operations of a large senior living community. Coordinated management of marketing, clinical services, volunteer, and facilities divisions. Reported financial and wellness reports to executive management.
Increased marketing and outreach efforts by maximizing use of volunteer and social media marketing, resulting in coming in under budget and over performance expectations.
Licensed Attorney in Oklahoma - #34050
Oklahoma State Bar, Oklahoma State Bar Family Law Section, Oklahoma Young Lawyers’ Division, National Association of College and University Attorneys, University Professional and Continuing Education Association, University of Oklahoma Alumni Ambassadors, University of Oklahoma College of Law Dean’s Leadership Fellows.
Microsoft Office Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Database Management and Statistics (SPSS)
Human Resources Applicant Tracking Systems (APSs)
Website Programming and Design, Artificial Intelligence Design and Implementation