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Assistant Legal

Plainfield, NJ
September 25, 2020

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Teanna G. Johnson


Education Montclair State University BA

Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence, Law, and Society, minor in Child Advocacy and Policy and Leadership through Civic Engagement

Legal Work Experience

Legal Intern: The Office of Stephen Berowitz, Nutley, NJ January 2020- March 2020

●Assisted with daily functions of the law firm such as scheduling appointments, filing case material, etc.

●Completed legal research in connection to litigation matters

●Drafted interrogatories and digested depositions for litigation matters

●Conducted meetings with/interviewed clientele

EOF Pre-Law Society Student Intern: Montclair State University Montclair, NJ September 2019- May 2020

●Assisting in the development, planning and implementation of programming initiatives for the EOF Pre - Law Society.

●Facilitated workshops on topics, resources and professional development opportunities pertaining to the field of law and the law school process

● Met weekly with Pre- Law Students to assist in academic assignments

●Assisted to create the EOF Pre- Law Society curriculum

●To collaborate and partner with on-campus and off- campus resources to provide greater opportunities for Pre-Law Society members

Newark Youth Court College Intern: Newark Municipal Court Newark, NJ September 2018-December 2018

●Directly oversee case preparation in the court room

●Directly supervise a student staff of 20-25 Newark Youth Court members in court proceedings.

●Plan, facilitate, and supervise workshops which align with the restorative behavior such as time management, goal setting, decision making, etc.

●Conduct Professional Development Workshops for members that are rising seniors in high school.

●Manage Case file and achieving court attendance retention to assist in successfully closed cases.

●Plan and Facilitated Special Events for Newark Youth Court members and staff

The Summer Institute for Pre-Legal Studies: Seton Hall School of Law Newark, NJ May-July 2018

●Completed the six-week intense pre-legal studies program that reflects one semester of law school.

●Participated in a Mock Trail judged by current law student, practicing attorneys, and judges.

●Completed courses such as Legal Principles I (Contracts), Legal Principles II (Criminal Law), Legal Writing, Oral Advocacy, and Legal Language Skills taught by law school faculty, judges and practicing attorneys.

●Completed an Appellate Brief using 300 pages of case and textual material.

Work Experience

Child Care Counselor: Bonnie Brae School, Basking Ridge, NJ May 2020 - Present

●Providing supervision, counseling, behavior management and monitoring the basic needs of the boys who live in cottages on campus.

●Working with the interdisciplinary treatment team to develop individual treatment plans which guide the my interactions with each resident.

●Leading resident group meetings, coordinating recreation activities and family involvement, and providing a supportive living environment for youth in care.

Resident Assistant: Office of Residence Life, Montclair State University Montclair, NJ 2018- 2019

●Engage daily with the residents of Montclair State University and their guest

●Provide a welcoming and safe community to Montclair State residents that allowed them to comfortable complete their academic goals

●Assisting residents in properly sign in to their rooms for the academic year

●Conducting Health and Safety Inspections once a month to ensure the safety of the community

●Completing Work Orders that will allow Montclair States Facility workers to maintenance the living community.

Desk Attendant: George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University Montclair, NJ 2017- Present

●Welcoming and Interact with the Gallery visitors for each exhibit

●Informing the guest of Gallery of the rules and policies to ensure the quality of the exhibit

●Supervise the Gallery visitors while they view the art and the operation of receptions

●Answer and direct phone calls taking detailed messages when necessary


Summer Assistant: United Airlines, Newark International Airport Newark, NJ May- August 2017

●Assisting airline ticket agents with checking and tagging customer bags at the plane gate.

●Escorting up to twenty unaccompanied minors onto the plane of international flights.

●Escorting unaccompanied minors to their parents and retrieving baggage.

●Completing the check in and required paperwork of unaccompanied minors that will depart the Newark International Airport.

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