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Work experience

Aug 2008Dec 2008

Legal Intern

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

wPerformed detailed reviews of Arbitrators’ decisions for completeness and accuracy, and drafted Awards for review.

wDetermined fees to be assessed to claimant and respondent.

wOrganized, maintained, and updated internal file system for as many as 100 active cases.

wCoordinated details of arbitration and mediation proceedings.

wCollaborated daily with parties involved in all aspects of legal actions.

Jun 2008Aug 2008

Summer Transactional Intern

wServed approximately 30 attorneys in contracts and real estate department.

wResearched legal issues and wrote memoranda on corporate law, tax, contracts, and real estate law issues.

wDrafted amendments to contracts and opinions of council.

wReviewed contracts and other legal documents.

Jan 2008May 2008

Judicial Intern

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

wConducted legal research and drafted orders and briefs related to the issues before the court, including trademark infringement, change of venue, and garnishment actions.

wOrganized, maintained, and updated dockets.

May 2005Jun 2006

Legal Intern

Koehler & Isaacs, LLP

wConducted extensive legal research on labor, employment, criminal, and property law issues.

wReviewed and analyzed various records, employer objections, and legal documents.

wDrafted motions and pleadings and wrote correspondence and demands prior to federal court litigation.

wCreated comparative spreadsheets prior to litigation to identify possible settlement options.

wPrepared exhibits and filed all legal documents through Online CM/ECF system.

wEdited collective bargaining agreements within the scope of negotiations.


Aug 2006Dec 2008


St. Thomas University School of Law
Sep 2002Dec 2005