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Elena Friedman | Elance
 
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Elena Friedman

"Top-Notch, Timely Writing"
   Ecuador
  |   Miami, Florida
  |  12:03 pm Local Time

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Why would you hire someone with common place skills, when you can employ a person with a Master's Degree in Journalism and a Law Degree?

As a labor lawyer, I developed critical skills that will provide you with the strong analytical ability your projects require. These skills translate into strong, persuasive and punctual writing. I used the above mentioned skills to transition to the business area of a 350 attorney Chicago law firm wherein I created a human resources department.

As a broadcast news reporter, my focus was on...

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While working as a child abuse investigator, I intervened in a case wherein an infant...
I research the Affordable Care Act commonly known as Obamacare to point out the...
Cuenca, Ecuador is a colonial city in the mountains of Ecuador. I wrote this article...

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Working for Washington Columnist Jack Anderson and Investigative Reporter Roberta Baskin at WLS-TV in Chicago, I learned to write tight, lucid prose. After graduating from Medill, I worked as an investigative reporter for WJXT-TV in Jacksonville, Florida.
Working at several major Chicago law firms specializing in labor relations and employment law, my writing skills improved exponentially. Later, I used the business management skills that I acquired practicing law to transition to the business side of the practice. I started a human resources department for the firmís three hundred fifty lawyers. My responsibilities included recruiting, preparing orientation and training programs for new lawyers, starting a firm newsletter and arranging speakers.
Throughout my career I have done pro bono work including: legal work for Chicago Volunteer Legal Services; a human rights lawsuit against the Government of Guatemala; drafting wills for members of BE-HIV (Better Existence with HIV) who were HIV positive. I have lectured on Child Abuse, Aids Prevention and Protection and Labor Relations topics at various corporations.
Additionally, I taught English evenings pro bono at Literary Chicago. My adult students were from a variety of countries, but in class, we only spoke English. I organized a field trip in Chicago where the students made reservations at hotels, restaurants and various attractions in the city. They also approached strangers for directions, questioned guards about the...

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Education

Boston University
Bachelors Degree in Sociology
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Northwesternís Medill School of Journalism
Masterís Degree in Journalism (M.S.J.)
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University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Law
Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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