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Work experience

Sep 2013Apr 2015

Senior Project Assistant

The Employment Law Group
  • Helped produce continuous case-specific projects and assisted with document review
  • Researched case law to assist law clerks and attorneys in writing legal briefs
  • Supervised and delegated tasks to other Project Assistants as necessary
  • Prepared for and guided monthly meetings
  • Composed a bi-weekly firm update for internal distribution
Aug 2012Mar 2015

Server/Hostess

Town Hall
  • Assisted and met the various needs of customers in a face-paced environment
  • Collaborated with team members to ensure a positive experience for the customer
Aug 2010May 2013

Student Receptionist

American University Housing and Dining Programs
  • Clarified and answered questions relating to student housing and dining
  • Acted as a liaison between students, their parents and staff members
  • Assisted staff members with organizational and administrative tasks, as assigned
Apr 2010Apr 2013

Volunteer

DC Special Olympics
  • Coached Special Olympians in annual Bocce Ball event
  • Acted as a liaison between Olympians and volunteers

Education

Aug 2009May 2013

Bachelor of Arts, International Studies: Development in Africa

American University
  • Minor in Art History
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.35/4.0, International Studies GPA: 3.47/4.0
  • Frederick Douglass Scholarship

Skills

MS/WORD
  • Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and Outlook
LANGUAGES
  • Proficient in Spanish
  • Conversational Twi
LEADERSHIP
  • Phi Sigma Sigma Fraternity Member
  • Panhellenic Judicial Board Appointee
PERSONAL SKILLS
  • Effective Communicator
  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic 
  • Self-starter
LEGAL SOFTWARE
  • Experience using both Concordance and WestLaw for document review and research