Work History

Work History
Feb 2011 - Present

Legal Assistant

Berger and Green, Attorneys at Law

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·        Apply verbal communication skills to process phone intakes and determine eligibility in potential clients.<o:p></o:p>

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Feb 2011 - Present

Legal Assistant

Berger and Green, Attorneys at Law

·        Utilize strong organizational skills to manage over 700 clients during the 15 month wait period for their hearing.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

·        Assist with the preparation of upcoming hearings by downloading electronic client files, ordering and submitting medical records, and writing attorney correspondence.<o:p></o:p>

·        Apply verbal communication skills to process phone intakes and determine eligibility in potential clients.<o:p></o:p>

·        Remain flexible and open to all tasks that I am assigned. <o:p></o:p>

Feb 2011 - Present

Legal Assistant

Berger and Green, Attorneys at Law

·        Utilize strong organizational skills to manage over 700 clients during the 15 month wait period for their hearing.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

·        Assist with the preparation of upcoming hearings by downloading electronic client files, ordering and submitting medical records, and writing attorney correspondence.<o:p></o:p>

·        Apply verbal communication skills to process phone intakes and determine eligibility in potential clients.<o:p></o:p>

·        Remain flexible and open to all tasks that I am assigned. <o:p></o:p>

Oct 2010 - Jan 2011

Purchasing Agent

BBL Fleet
  • Involved with significant transactions purchasing fleet vehicles for companies such as Heinz, American Eagle and PNC Bank.
  • Facilitated purchasing process from start to finish and addressed any problems that arose.
  • Built relationships with coworkers and customers to ensure that all transactions progressed smoothly.
May 2009 - Dec 2009

Public Relations Intern

University of Pittsburgh
  • Developed and edited articles and press materials for print and the web.   
  • Developed the video and print edition of the 2009 Annual Report for the Institutional Advancement Website.
  • Supported the launch of the University’s first email marketing campaign.
  • Generated gifts for exclusive University events for donors of $1 million or more
  • Generated PowerPoint and iMovie presentations for the African American Alumni Council
  • Attended the 2009 PRSA Pittsburgh Professional Development Conference.
May 2008 - Aug 2008

Creative Services Intern

JPL Creative
  • Wrote and directed two videos for the breast cancer awareness non-profit organization “Feel Your Boobies.” 
  • Worked in a team environment with three other interns to successfully produce a multifaceted advertising campaign.
  • Generated various scripts for Armstrong flooring and Election Officials' training videos.
  • Assisted with various projects such as transcribing videos and writing articles for the JPL newsletter.
  • Assisted on various “on-location” shoots for Hershey Foods, the PSATS convention, and a marriage fitness commercial.
  • Acted as a Personal Assistant for the TLC network show “Jon and Kate plus Eight.”

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Education

Education
Aug 2006 - May 2010

Bachelor of Arts

University of Pittsburgh
  • Graduated cum laude and appeared on the Dean's list several semesters
  • Received a certificate in Corporate/Community Relations
  • Gained experience in Communications by taking various related classes such as Mass Communications, Organizational Communication, Creative Corporate Writing, Interpersonal Communication, Communication and New Media Technologies, Software for Personal Computing, Theories of Persuasion, Journalism

Feel Your Boobies Portfolio

Writing Samples

Donor Gifts and Marketing