Throughout an accomplished academic and professional career, Aziza Kendrick has displayed her intelligence, consistency, and talent for articulate communication. A self-motivated individual with advanced troubleshooting skills and the ability to work with a diversity of people, Aziza Kendrick currently serves as a Legal Assistant at Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas, LLP. Ms. Kendrick performs a wide spectrum of duties for the firm, including proofreading and editing legal briefs as well as analyzing legal and financial matters for attorneys for their use in court and arbitration sessions. Ms. Kendrick has been with the firm since 2005.A dedicated student, Aziza Kendrick is currently pursuing a dual-concentration MBA in Accounting and Management Information Systems from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, where she is also studying for her Bachelor of Business Administration. Her name was listed on the dean’s list from 2008 to 2010, and she currently holds a 3.78 GPA. The University of St. Thomas is a Catholic institution with a comprehensive liberal arts program.From 2003 to 2005, Aziza Kendrick worked as a Legal Assistant for Gina G. Palmer, Attorney at Law. She gathered valuable experience here by preparing tax reports and drafting correspondence between attorneys and clients. In addition, Ms. Kendrick was responsible for attending and summarizing depositions.Currently, Aziza Kendrick is involved with a number of professional organizations, including the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. In 2010 and 2011, Aziza Kendrick participated in the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, a service designed to help citizens prepare their tax returns. In 2011, Ms. Kendrick will participate in the Thanksgiving Day Meals On Wheels program. In her spare time, Aziza Kendrick enjoys traveling, surfing, and theater.