Samantha Kelly Resume
Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, White Plains, N.Y.
Juris Doctor, expected May 2022
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
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.
NOTABLE VOLUNTEER WORK
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.”