Stark and Hammack, PC — Medford, OR
Legal Assistant (August 2014 – December 2015)
Legal Assistant to two attorneys practicing in business law, real estate law, protective proceedings, probate and estate planning. Drafting of business formation, guardianship, conservatorship, probate and estate planning documents. Other various duties including dictation, scheduling, e-filing, file organization, research and writing of various legal documents.
Lorber, Greenfield & Polito, LLP — Seattle, WA
Paralegal (August 2012 – October 2013)
Paralegal in a multi-attorney paperless law firm practicing in construction defect defense, complex personal injury matters, product liability cases and real estate and property litigation. Duties included preparation of litigation pleadings, discovery documents and motions, deposition preparation, site visits, research, and review and organization of large paperless case files. Utilized various e-discovery software programs including Adobe, IPro and Relativity.
(October, 2010 – August, 2012)
Self-employed paralegal working with various attorneys performing research and writing of litigation documents.
Jacobson, Thierolf & Dickey, P.C. — Medford, OR
Legal Assistant (October 2009 – October 2010)
Legal Assistant to attorney practicing in business law, immigration law, employment law, probate and various civil litigation lawsuits both in state and federal courts. My responsibilities consisted of client and court contact, scheduling, billing, research, document preparation, and dictation.
Talk Radio Network, Inc. — Grants Pass, OR
Executive Assistant/Paralegal (September 2007 – August 2008)
Various corporate legal duties including: working directly with the Vice President of business affairs; negotiating, reviewing, editing and drafting business agreements and contracts; management of affiliate agreements; management of corporate records; management of litigation filings; legal research and writing; daily contact with media personnel within and outside of the company; draft and implement new policies and procedures; and daily contact with corporate management staff.
Sybaritic, Inc. — Minneapolis, MN
Law Clerk/Executive Assistant (September 2005 – May 2007)
Various corporate legal duties including: negotiating and drafting of various business agreements and contracts to include supply, distribution, and manufacturing agreements; file management of patent and trademark litigation; international litigation management; employment litigation management; arbitration filings; human resources functions; consumer mediation and litigation; regulatory research and compliance; corporate records management; and daily contact with corporate management staff and outside counsel.
William Mitchell School of Law — St. Paul, MN
Graduated in 2007 with a Juris Doctor Degree.
Kathleen C. Ridder Scholarship recipient
Recipient of CALI Award in Excellence
Studied Dispute Resolution at Hamline Law School, St. Paul, MN.
Evergreen State College — Olympia, WA
Graduated in 2002 with a Bachelors Degree in Liberal Arts with an emphasis on social and public policy.
Tacoma Community College — Tacoma, WA
Graduated in 2000 with an Associates of Science Degree in the paralegal/legal assistants program.
Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society
Edmonds Community College — Lynnwood, WA
June, 1991–December, 1992
Associate of Technical Arts, Legal Assistant.