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St Louis, Missouri, 63107, United States
March 19, 2011

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Donna M. Bradley

Professional with **+ years of experience in legal, administrative support, training and development and crisis intervention. Designed and/or implemented programs supporting the Sexual Assault Center, The Job Alliance of St. Louis, Jubilee Community Church and Jubilee Christian Development Corporation.

3928 Sullivan Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63107

Work 314-***-****

Mobile 314-***-****

Fax 314-***-****



• Investigation

• Litigation

• Trial Preparation

• Employee Supervision

• Project Coordination


Legal and Administrative

• Coordinates Christian Legal Aid Clinics for four organizations;

• Investigated and litigated unfair labor practices with a 98% settlement and success rate;

• Conducted 100+ representation elections and acted as hearing officer to decide issues;

• Researched complex legal issues involved alleged violations of the National Labor Relations Act, Title VII and ADA. Drafted legal pleadings and motions in preparation for trial.

• Provides administrative support to The Job Alliance of St. Louis, Jubilee Community Church, Jubilee Christian Development Corporation, Victory Over Bondage and Scholar’s Academy;

• Performs various tasks essential to the effective operation of an office, including but not limited to answering telephones, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, recording and receipting of contributions, data entry, weekly deposits, monthly payroll deposits, quarterly 941s, the making of travel arrangements, coordination of schedules, scheduling of meetings, recording of meeting minutes among other tasks;

• Prepares agendas for and conducts Board meetings;

• Recruits and trains office volunteers;

• Developed office and personnel policies and procedures;

• Communicates with all ministry leaders via telephone, correspondence and e-mail;

• Assists high school students through the college admissions process;

• Acts as a liaison between high school students and admissions counselors, financial aid counselors and residential life counselors;

• Prepares resumes and cover letters for participants in the employment program;

• Assisted mortgage loan processors in obtaining the requisite documentation for the processing of mortgage loans, the verification of employment and the maintenance of borrower files;

• Verified loan closings and collected funds from title companies when loans failed to close;

Training and Development

• Trains instructors and mentors for participation in a job preparation and readiness program;

• Recruits business, church and community partners;

• Researches and writes grant applications;

• Develops programs as needed to address the needs of the target area;

• Instructs high school students regarding the college application process, including the completion of the FAFSA and the researching of scholarships;

• Developed curriculum for a 10-day training program for over 100 volunteers on assisting victims of sexual assault, focusing on multicultural issues and emotions of victims;

• As Director, Sexual Assault Center, trained 500+ professionals (judges, lawyers, doctors, police officers) on victim issues, Child Assault Prevention Program and AMAC;

• Recruited and trained 10 victim advocates as peer counselors;

• Instructed and coached new attorneys regarding administrative process, litigation, legal research and conducting of representation elections;

• Directed support staff of 4 employees in the legal environment. Conducted performance evaluations. Used coaching and mentoring to promote effective job performance;

• Designed and presented periodic training workshops for investigators and attorneys on changing case law.

Crisis Intervention

• Locates and arranges admission to suitable treatment facilities for substance abuse clients;

• Participates in aftercare plans for clients who have completed drug and alcohol treatment;

• Acts as a liaison between the client and treatment centers, probation or parole officers, judges and family members;

• Transports clients to treatment as necessary;

• Transports clients to and from job readiness classes as needed;

• Researches employment for clients;

• Assists clients in preparation for and refers clients to job interviews;

• Maintains a relationship with graduates of job readiness class;

• Presents workshops or presentations as requested concerning the job readiness program;

• Represents the job readiness programs at political, social and other events as required;

• Provides referral resources for individuals and families in crisis situations;

• Acted as a liaison between sexual assault and child molestation victims and the Criminal Justice System. Sexual Assault Center was one of nine model centers in the United States.

• Facilitated two group sessions per week for sexual assault victims, including Adult Molested As Children (AMAC);

• Supervised a staff of over 100 volunteers and 15 staff advocate members who managed a caseload of 300-400 cases per year;

• Maintained statistics on the number of victims and families served, hours in peer counseling and victims who chose prosecution and the results;

• Reviewed cases maintained by Case Managers – case notes, documentation, frequency of contacts, types of services – to ensure thoroughness of services provided;

• Cooperated with police, courts, victim assistance programs and social service organizations to assist families;

• Appeared before municipal and state agencies, legislature and private organizations for the purpose of raising funds for a $200,000+ budget.

Employment Various Positions – Currently Administrator, Jubilee Community Church 1998-present

Citimortgage, Assistant Loan Processor 2002-2003

Customer Contact Associate, ATT 1996-1997

Attorney, National Labor Relations Board 1987-1995

Attorney, EEOC 1994-1995

Associate Attorney, Peete, Higgs & Armstrong 1986-1987

Victim Advocate/Volunteer Coordinator/Director 1982-1986

Sexual Assault Center

Education 2010-Present Columbia College St. Louis, MO

Masters of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ)

1978–1981 Howard University School of Law Washington, D.C.

Jurisdoctorate (J.D.)

1974 – 1978 Brown University Providence, RI

Political Science (B.A.)

Professional Membership Member of Bar, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

American Business Women’s Association

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