the Law, Community Service, Advocacy
decision I made to go back to school and complete ABA
approved paralegal studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University,
adds force to my foundation, which includes support of the law,
community service and advocacy.
ranking is within the top half of the class: final grades scored are
A and A- in Civil Litigation; Criminal; Corporate; Estates, Wills,
and Trusts; Ethics; Intellectual Property; and Real Estate Law.
was under the following attorneys: Andrew S. Turkish; Janet Coven;
Holly Friedland; Larry Raiken; Matthew Coppolecchia; Andrew B.
Lane; Kristyl M. Berckes; John J. Burke; Roy Al Ronning.
legal education through the New Jersey State Bar and PANJ was
provided by the following attorneys: Joseph Zavaglia, Jr., Ethics;
Sandra Kroll and Lara Pennington, Strategies for Powerful Legal
Writing; F. Peter Phillips, ADR/Mediation for Paralegals.
am experienced working in team environments and project management.
course of my professional conduct includes: writing contracts; work
authorizations; use-policies and disclaimers for client websites and
including where applicable, an assignment of rights.
projects have involved the following:
Negotiations with copyright holders, obtaining permissions to use
music for client websites, at no cost to the client;
Brokering cooperation with corporations to supply other clients with
materials, equipment, and insurance at no cost for photographic
documentation of ADRA's, (Adventist Development and Relief Agency),
humanitarian relief efforts in Africa;
Conducting needs analysis, and writing outlines to improve services,
systems, and bridge
facilitate educational programs for professionals that provide for
various special needs populations and at-risk youth;
Expand and sustain grant sponsored programs for students, which are
designed to create awareness and promote self-advocacy for the
prevention of drug and alcohol abuse;
reporting to determine the need for additional crossing guard
of the various assessments and written reports were completed for:
U.T.C.A.O. Head Start Program in Elizabeth; an independent office of
Century 21; Central Region Disabilities and Addiction Task Force;
The C.H.I.L.D. Organization (Children Having Individual Learning
Differences); Municipal Alliance Coalition for Scotch Plains; Scotch
Plains Police Department.
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