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Christie F. | Elance
 
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Christie F.

Attorney/Researcher
   United States
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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

I am a licensed attorney who has over twenty five years of extensive legal research and writing experience. I previously worked in the appellate division of a law firm and my responsibilities included drafting appellate briefs and performing legal research and legal analysis

I also decided traffic and city code violation cases for five years as a municipal judge, My other work experience has included working as a special education attorney, law librarian, adjunct paralegal instructor, paralegal program director,and executive director for...

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Portfolio

Sample writing that illustrates legal research and analysis of an education law case.
Redacted answer to a complaint file in a foreclosure case.

Skills (8)

Tested
Legal research
LEXIS/ NEXIS and WESTLAW Searching
Administrative Hearing Representation
Document Review and Analysis
trial preparation
Microsoft Access Administration
Microsoft Excel

Service Description

The primary services that I can provide are legal research, legal writing, document review of antitrust, medical, insurance and patent documents,deposition digesting, drafting of pleadings, indexing and document organization/management.

I also can provide marketing and business analysis assistance.

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Employment

Business College
Paralegal Instructor
2011 - Present
DUTIES: I teach legal courses to students who are interested in pursuing a career as paralegals. The courses include: Probate, Immigration law, Bankruptcy, Torts and Family Law, Ethics, Legal...
Laughlin Chapel
Program Director
2010 - 2011
DUTIES: I served as the program director for a church sponsored after school tutoring and enrichment program that serves low income, at risk students. My duties included supervision of all...
Solo Practice
Special Education Trainer/Consulting Attorney
2007 - 2010
DUTIES: Responsible for training advocates, paralegals and parents in legal research, legal terminology, statute and testing interpretation and other methods in order to assist them in...
Crowell & Moring, Orrick, Herrington
Attorney(Temporary Document Review)
2007 - 2009
DUTIES: Performed electronic document review utilizing Applied Discovery, Kroll Ontrack, Clearwell, Ringtail, Concordance, Relativity, and Unify platforms for second requests and investigations of...
James E. Brown & Associates
Special Education Attorney
2006 - 2007
DUTIES: Represented children with special education needs at administrative due process hearings as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. Drafted motions,...
Towns of Paw Paw, WV and Bath, WV
Municipal Judge(part-time)
2001 - 2006
DUTIES: Responsible for hearing and deciding traffic and all other Town ordinance violations. Due to the limited scope of the Courts jurisdiction and the demographics of the municipalities the...
Hagerstown Business College
Adjunct instructor
2004 - 2004
DUTIES: Employed as an adjunct professor in a paralegal/legal assistant training program. My schedule and courses taught varied as needed. During my tenure as an adjunct, I taught Administrative...
Morgan County Board of Education
Long Term Substitute Teacher
2001 - 2003
DUTIES: Employed on an as needed basis as a substitute teacher. Was certified by the State in Business Education and Business Math for Grades 9-12; however, I taught grades K-12 in response to what...
Special Counsel, Kelly Law Registry
Temporary Document Review Attorney
1999 - 2001
Worked on large document review projects on an as needed basis. Reviewed documents for attorney/client privilege and other issue related criteria. Other duties included trial preparation and...
Gilberg & Kiernan
Law Librarian
1997 - 1999
DUTIES: Employed as a part-time solo law librarian for two law firms while attending law school. Provided reference assistance and completed literature requests. Responsible for research using...
Kouchoukos &Associates
Litigation support(Paralegal) Supervisor
1990 - 1995
DUTIES: Supervised and trained paralegals in trial preparation, legal research, cite checking, editing, deposition digesting, document review and document preparation for large volume government...
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Paralegal/Case Manager
1986 - 1989
DUTIES: Worked as a case manager/senior paralegal on large volume antitrust, bankruptcy and entertainment law litigations. Responsible for training and supervising paralegals and clerks assigned to...

Education

Wheeling Jesuit University
Masters of Business Administration
2013 - Present
David A Clarke School of Law, UDC
Juris Doctorate
1995 - 1999
Antioch University School of Law, Washington, DC
Masters in Legal Studies
1982 - 1985
University of Maryland
Bachelors of Science in Management
1977 - 1981

Keywords

research
document review of medical
insurance
antitrust and patent documents
education law
IDEA and ADA disability cases
paralegal training
deposition digesting
legal writing
drafting of pleadings
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