Law Clerk
Political Science and History
Location: San Jose, CA, USA
University: San Jose State University
Major: Political Science and History

Law Clerk

THY X. PHAM

203 Ellyridge Court, San Jose, CA 95123 | H:xxx-xxx-xxxx | C:xxx-xxx-xxxx | xxx-xxx-xxxx
Summary
A recent graduate at Lincoln Law School of San Jose, with proven experience in client intake, online researching with Westlaw/Lexis Nexis Advance, calendaring, word processing, and contacting clients via telephone/e-mail. Graduated with an award for "Outstanding Student of the Year 2018" at Lincoln Law School of San Jose. Familiar with pleading forms and memorandums. Before pursuing legal education, had worked at Indusys Technology (ITI) in San Jose, California as a television circuit-board technician from October 2012 to June 2013. Had volunteered for the Vietnamese-American Bar Association of Northern California (VABANC) since October 2013. Had also become a Peer/Youth Court Mentor for Santa Clara County Peer Court since August 2017, which is recognized by Lincoln Law School of San Jose.
Activities and Honors
Awarded the "Outstanding Student of the Year Award for 2018" at Lincoln Law School of San Jose.
Student Member of the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association.
Skills
Legal researching on Westlaw/Lexis Nexis Advance.
Calendaring.
Contacting Clients via Telephone/E-mail.
Copying
Scanning Microsoft Word Processing.
Languages Spoken: English, Vietnamese.
Experience
Volunteer 08/2017 to 05/2018
Santa Clara County Peer/Youth Court Mentoring San Jose, CA
Assisting and mentoring high school students in helping and defending at-risk high school students. It is restorative justice. Peer Court is an alternative approach to the traditional juvenile system. A youth charged with an offense has the opportunity to forgo the hearing and sentencing of juvenile court and agrees to a sentencing forum with a jury of the youth's peers. Youth court is under the supervision of a judge, and youth defendants and volunteers play a variety of roles in the judicial process, such as district attorney or public defender. Youth courts are youth-driven and are designed and operated to empower youth.
Volunteer 10/2013 to 08/2017
Vietnamese American Bar Association-Northern Calif San Jose, CA
Volunteer in assisting Vietnamese-American attorneys for client-intake.
Television Circuit-Board Technician 10/2012 to 06/2013
Indusys Technolology, Inc. San Jose, CA
Testing main boards and power-supply boards for a variety of television sets (VIZIO, Samsung, Sony, Panasonic) that are brought to company for repair.
Law Clerk 08/2018 to Current
The Carash Law Firm - Julian J. Carash San Jose, CA
Help assist attorneys in drafting case timelines and construct briefs and analysis for attorneys' clients.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Political Science 2012
San Jose State University San Jose, CA
Was also a General History minor.
J.D.: Law 2018
Lincoln Law School of San Jose San Jose, CA
Awarded "Outstanding Student of the Year 2018" at Lincoln Law School of San Jose.

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