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Mary O. | Elance
 
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Mary O.

Experienced Attorney Who Understands Business
   United States
  |   Vista, CA

Overview

I am a practicing attorney with 10 years of experience working in-house for a large private corporation. What this means is that I have a unique insider's view of how business works and how business decisions are made. I understand the importance of balancing legal objectives with practical business considerations. I also understand the business need to control costs and the desire and need for legal compliance without breaking the bank. I understand that many people are afraid to involve an attorney because they are afraid of what costs...

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Jan 12, 2016|Contracts|Private|Working
Oct 24, 2015|Contracts|Private|Completed
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Sep 24, 2015|Internet Law|Private|Completed
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Sep 17, 2015|Business and Corporate|Private|Working

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I provide service related to business, compliance, contracts, employment, wage/hour, real estate, corporate, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions.

The information contained herein is general information only and should not be relied upon as legal advice or counsel. This is not an offer to represent you nor does it intend to create an attorney-client relationship with you.

The information provided herein is provided for general informational purposes only, and is not intended to constitute legal advice on any matter. The information provided is intended to be a Communication as defined in the California Rules of Professional Conduct.

I have a strict policy of entering into attorney-client relationships with my clients only though the execution of a written retainer agreement signed by the client and myself. The transmission and receipt of information contained on this website via the Internet or e-mail or in any other manner does not constitute or create an attorney-client relationship. As such, you should not send me any confidential information in response to this communication.

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Employment

Welk Resort Group, Inc.
In-House Counsel
2010 - 2014
Acted as general counsel for a dynamic and rapidly growing private real estate development company.
Welk Resort Group, Inc.
Assistant Vice President/Legal Affairs Manager
2004 - 2010
I am responsible for coordinating all corporate legal matters, from real estate document drafting to finance securitization to employment contracts and any and all disputes that may arise.
Honorable Ruben Brooks
Legal Extern
2008 - 2008
Judicial extern for a federal magistrate judge. Researched case law and wrote opinions and memos.

Education

University of San Diego School of Law
Juris Doctorate
2006 - 2010
Ithaca College
Master's Degree
1998 - 2000
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legal
contracts
real estate
employment law
corporate law
contract drafting
contract review
terms and conditions
business law
business
trademarks
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