Samantha Kelly Resume
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Location: Neptune City, NJ, USA
School: Pace Law
Field of Study: Law

Samantha Kelly Resume


Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, White Plains, N.Y.

Juris Doctor, expected May 2022

GPA: 3.66

Rank: 14/207

Honors: Dean’s List (all semesters), Law Trustee Scholarship

Activities: PACE LAW REVIEW, Junior Associate; Hearsay (Pace’s Newspaper), Executive Editor; Center for Academic Success, Tutor for Legal Research and Writing and Peer Leader for 1L students

Stockton University, Galloway, N.J.

Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, received December 2018

GPA: 3.96

Major: Criminal Justice

Minor: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Dean’s List (All Semesters), Golden Key Honors Society (Above a 3.75

GPA), Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society (Above a 3.5 GPA), Stockton

University’s Leader of the Year Award, Nominee

Activities: Coalition for Women’s Rights, President; Stockton Student Senate (Student Affairs Committee), Senator; Stockton’s Veteran Organization, Member; March to End Rape Culture, Head-Coordinator; Rutger’s NEW Leadership Class of 2018 at Rutger’s University, Alumna


Office of the Public Defender, Freehold, N.J.

Summer Law Clerk, Summer 2020

Performed legal research on drug possession crimes, motor vehicle stops, the constitutionality of search warrants, and current criminal procedures in light of COVID-19. Drafted memorandums assessing the outcome of clients’ cases and suggesting the best defenses. Attended daily virtual detention hearings.

Office of U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Newark, N.J.

Intern, Fall 2018

Spoke with constituents and recorded their concerns. Researched criminal justice legislation pertinent to the Senator’s reform goals. Assisted with event organization and public appearances (The Tonight Show).

Chili’s Bar and Grill, Eatontown, N.J.

Trainer, Bartender, Server, 2016-Current

Trained new employees. Ensured restaurant’s compliance with liquor service guidelines.

The Circus Drive-In, Wall, N.J.

Assistant Manager, 2012-2016Accounted for the restaurant’s revenue. Scheduled restaurant events. Trained new employees.


Assisted in establishing Stockton University’s 24/7 Hotline for Sexual Assault Survivors.

Initiated campus-wide “Sanitary Item Drives” to assist local homeless women in Atlantic City, N.J.. Coordinated Stockton University’s 2nd highest fundraising team for American Cancer Society’s “Relay.”