David Rapava

David Rapava

Certificates

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Jul 2014

Translator-interpreter

GDP ISAF, Technology Management Company

GDP-ISAF is a  program consisting of six-month rotations and culminating with a Mission Rehearsal Exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany.Each rotation is comprised of six phases. The phases are designed to support training at all levels, from basic first aid to the more advanced, battalion staff-level planning process. At the end of the six month train-up, the Georgian infantry battalions will be trained, equipped and integrated with U.S. forces in order to conduct operations in a counterinsurgency environment.

Feb 2010 - May 2010

Advocacy Unit

Coalition Fort Justice

 promoting the raising of legal awareness among IDPs from Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Region

  bringing together and mobilize the IDP community

  engaging national actors and the international community in IDP rights protection and advocacy activities at national and international levels.

May 2007 - Jun 2009

Interpreter-Translator

KBR, Inc.Georgia Sustainment and Stability Operations Program

  • • Translated military-training documents, manuals from English to Georgian and from Georgian to English.
    • Assisted US Officers in Charge in instructing Georgian Military Sub-Units
2007 - 2008

Bar association ,,imedi,,

Barrister

2005 - Apr 2007

Self-Employed

Independent Legal Consultant

Provided counsel to small and medium size businesses on legal issues.

  • Acted as an advisor to a company management in all legal matters;
  • Drafted standard and nonstandard agreements;
  • Provided legal assessment of existing contracts to ensure their compliance with the legislation;
  • Dealt with court cases;
  • Prepared all necessary documents for registrations of limited liability companies;
  • Provided other legal support if required.
2004 - 2005

Ministry of Refugees Affairs of Georgia

Lawyer

1997 - 2004

Ministry of internal affairs of Georgia

Inspector, Captain of Police

1998 - 1999

Russia Bar Association Moscow, Russian Federation 

 
  • Assisted lawyers in preparing legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements.
  • Monitored legal volumes to ensure that law library is up-to-date.

Education

Education
1992 - 1997

Bachelor of Law. Tbilisi, Georgia

Sukhumi Branch of the Javakhishvili State University 

 The main courses on bachelor program were: civil law, criminal law, international law, tax law, human rights, international law and international Relationships, criminology, English language,presentation and computer skills.

Memberships

  • International Association ,,Caucasus: Ethnic Relations, Human Rights, Geopolitics” (IACERHRG)
  • The Association for Protection of the Rights of the Refugees from Abkhazia (APRRA)Member of the Governing Board;www.geocities.com/office_aprra
  • The Georgian National Section of EUROSCIENCE; www.geocities.com/euscigeo/

Certificates

  • Certificate of the Assistant to the Judge.  Issued by the center of preparation of Judges of Georgia.  Have successfully passed Examinations. Registration Number: 426
  • Certificate of the Public Prosecutor. Have successfully passed Examinations. Issued by the Council of Justice of Georgia. Registration Number: 2045
  • Certificate of Attorney. Issued by Georgian Bar Association. Have successfully passed Examinations. Registration Number: 02-604

Skills

Skills

Language Skills

7-9 Years Experience, (Last Used <1 year ago) 

English - Fluent
Russian - Fluent

Computer Skills

Knowledge of Windows , MS Office software programs, Internet, Email Clients

Other Skills

7-9 Years Experience, (Last Used <1 year ago)

• Sound analytical and creative thinking;
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills;
• Ability to work under pressure and take decisions quickly and independently;
• A good team player;