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Jonathan Koltz | Elance
 
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Jonathan Koltz

Lawyer, Researcher, Writer, Editor
   United States

Overview

I have expertise in administrative law, appellate law, legal research and writing, and judicial ethics. I am also a published author, and have editorial experience, both academically, on the editorial board of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal, and professionally, with Random House Publishing in New York.

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This is the first draft of a ruling I wrote while working for the Superior Court of...

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Employment

Alameda County Superior Court
Extern
2011 - 2012
Assisting judges in the complex civil litigation departments of the Alameda County Superior Court.
Jonathan Koltz, Esq.
Freelance Legal Consultant
2011 - 2011
My specialties include administrative law, business law, appellate law, and legal research and writing. I am equally comfortable working in legal and non-legal settings.
Aegis Information Systems
Freelance Legal Consultant
2010 - 2010
Performed consulting work regarding a contract matter. Performed required research and gave Aegis an answer that was both legally correct and practical.
US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Law Clerk
2007 - 2009
Drafted orders and opinions of the court, as well as performing legal research and drafting legal memoranda in assistance to Judges William A. Moorman and Mary J. Schoelen. Practice focused on...
US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Legal Researcher
2006 - 2007
Performed legal research and drafted legal memoranda in assistance to the Counsel to the Clerk of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Practice focused primarily on ethics...
Office of the Arlington County Attorney
Summer Law Clerk
2005 - 2005
Wrote legal memoranda and motions, including a successful Motion to Dismiss before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Performed legal research on topics including the Establishment Clause, land...
Starbucks Coffee Company
Shift Supervisor
2002 - 2004
Supervised employee learning and development for approximately fifteen employees . Ensured quality store operations in a high-volume location. Assisted store manager with daily operating procedures.
The International Center for Terrorism Studies
Research Intern
2002 - 2003
Coordinated eight other interns in researching and compiling a daily summary of international news on terrorism and counterterrorism. Performed research on a wide range of topics such as terrorism...
The Interfaith Center of New York
Volunteer Research Assistant
2002 - 2002
Researched religious organizations and communities in New York area. Created unified database of Center
BRG Townsend, Inc.
Research Consultant
2002 - 2002
Researched the business intelligence software market as part of a proprietary study to assess development opportunities in Northern California. Conducted phone interviews with executives from some...
Random House
Publishing Intern
1999 - 2000
Served as intern to the Presidents of three imprints within Random House: Crown Books, Harmony Books, and Random House Value Publishing. Evaluated unsolicited manuscripts and proposals, and...
Vassar College
Computer Help Desk Technician
1997 - 2000
Diagnosed and repaired problems with computer hardware, software, and peripherals, as well as with Vassar College's internet and intranet connections. Answered technical questions from Vassar...

Education

Vassar College
BA
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George Mason University School of Law
JD
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London School of Economics and Political Science
MA
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