2237 McElderry Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
Juris Doctorate, Litigation Concentration May 2014
∙ Dean’s List 2014, 2013, & 2011.
∙ Michelle Mitchell, Moot Court Competition, Semi-Finalist.
∙ Recipient of the Most Passionate Speaker Award, Professional Responsibility.
Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina May 2006
Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications
∙Intercollegiate Football Player
Enriched Schools, Washington, District of Columbia
Substitute Teacher September 2017-Present
∙Educate and mentor K-12 students.
∙Maintain classroom supplies and expenses.
∙Coordinate and schedule all classroom assignments.
∙Supervise and manage the classroom environment.
∙Copy, compile, and file student assignments and grades.
Trustpoint.One, Richmond, Virginia
Document Reviewer November 2017-Present
Perform actions related to issue coding, determining relevancy, and initial privilege determination.
Detroit Public Schools, Detroit, Michigan
Substitute Teacher October 2016-June 2017
∙Educated and mentored K-12 students.
∙Coordinated and scheduled all classroom assignments.
∙Provided, managed and maintained classroom supplies and expenses. ∙Supervised and managed classroom activities.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Rochester Hills, Michigan
Book Seller October 2015-June 2016
∙Processed customers book purchases.
∙Organized and shelved incoming inventory.
∙Entered and located work-related information using computers and point of sale systems.
Foster Swift Collins & Smith Law Firm, Lansing, Michigan
Security Associate January 2012-January 2015
∙Secured and supervised building operations.
∙Escorted Attorneys to their vehicles and answered the phone in a professional manner. ∙Coordinated meeting preparation and facilitated event management, including conference room set-up and refreshment procurement.
∙Intercepted phone calls and unscheduled visitors to ensure daily interruptions were kept to a minimum.
Legal Services of South Central Michigan, Lansing, Michigan
Legal Intern January 2014-May 2014
∙Drafted divorce pre-trial statements, judgment of divorces, child support pleadings.
∙Represented clients in-court concerning evictions and other landlord-tenant matters.
∙Maintained and managed office supplies by checking inventory stock levels.
∙Processed a high volume of emails, telephone calls, and requests for in-person meetings.
∙Managed the efficient flow of correspondences and client requests.
∙Served as liaison between executive Attorneys and staff while facilitating event coordination. ∙Extensively managed the Attorney’s calendar, arranged travel, and scheduled meetings. ∙First person of contact for supervising Attorney.
∙Opened, sorted, and distributed incoming print and electronic correspondences, and took the appropriate action.
Law Firm of John W. Ujlaky, Lansing, Michigan
Legal Intern September 2013-November 2013
∙Prepared criminal motions and appellate briefs for murder and other felony-involved cases.
∙Performed extensive research concerning Michigan’s sentencing guidelines. ∙Assisted in maintaining the office environment.
∙Managed travel itinerary, general office expenses and the media advertisement budget. ∙Reconciled reports regarding travel expenses.
Defender Association of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Law Clerk May 2013-August 2013
∙Negotiated the bail amount for indigent clients during preliminary arraignments.
∙Prepared and drafted court pleadings for cases involving burglary and drug-related offences.
∙Welcomed guests by greeting them in person or via telephone.
∙Effectively communicated information to staff, external entities, clients and courthouse personnel.
∙Took thorough, accurate, and legible notes; recorded, typed and distributed meeting minutes. ∙Drafted and processed FOIA request for local and state law enforcement agencies.