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Political Science
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
University: Oberlin College
Major: Political Science

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PUBLIC COUNSEL
Summer Law Clerk – Los Angeles, CA June 2019 – August 2019
• Staff the Bankruptcy Self-Help Desk in the Federal Courthouse – meet with walk-in clients to go over Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy petitions, answer questions on the bankruptcy process, prepare Court motions with the assistance of Supervising Attorney
• Perform legal research for cases related to employment discrimination in low-wage jobs including preparing a wage claim for the Labor Commissioner’s Office
• Track local and state legislation related to issues of women and girls’ rights
• Conduct phone intakes for new clients in the Women and Girls Rights’ Project
• Visit Department of Social Services Office to advocate on behalf of individuals seeking assistance with public benefits

THE LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF CLEVELAND June 2018 – June 2019
Legal Assistant - Elyria, OH
• Assisted Managing Attorney in the Family Law Unit –conducted legal research, interviewed clients, drafted court motions, obtained documents for discovery, filed and organized case documents through the online Legal Server system.
• Brief Advice Clinic Intake Volunteer - met with prospective clients each month to fill out intake forms and determine eligibility for legal aid services based on poverty guidelines.

FIRELANDS ASSOCIATION FOR THE VISUAL ARTS September 2015 – June 2019
Education Programs Assistant - Oberlin, OH
• Assisted in planning, programming, and implementing creative art classes for Elementary School children from across Lorain County
• Organized class scheduling and registration including allocating need-based scholarships
• Nonprofit office administrative tasks, including filing, scanning, answering phones

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA June - August 2017
Summer Intern - Los Angeles, CA
• Conducted quantitative and qualitative data analysis used to draft a memo to the ACLU’s Board of Directors proposing the opening of an ACLU branch in the California Central Valley
• Assisted the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director in drafting speeches and blog posts through research on current immigration and LGBTQ policy

BEND THE ARC: A JEWISH PARTNERSHIP FOR JUSTICE January 2016
Intern - Los Angeles, CA
• Researched, cataloged, and evaluated proposed California ballot measures for the Nov. 2016 election which was used to create the 2016 Progressive Voter Guide
• Met with leaders of various social justice organizations throughout the Los Angeles area

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
THE GRAPE (COLLEGE NEWSPAPER) August 2016 – June 2019
Production Editor - Oberlin, OH
• Edit commentary section of bi-weekly campus newspaper
• Lay out articles using InDesign and Google Docs

OBERLIN STUDENT COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION August 2015 – June 2019
Member, Oberlin – OH

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