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Mary B. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Oct 6, 2014

Mary B.

   United States
  |   Phoenix, AZ


I decided to become an attorney because I have always been fascinated by systems of rules. I enjoy solving puzzles, unraveling the mysteries of complex systems, and finding ways to excel within the limitations defined by the law. That passion is what drove me to excel in regulatory compliance.

I have managed programs focused on the investigation of specific allegations of noncompliance, on the holistic improvement of performance and outcomes, and on the aggregation and analysis of data in the form of required regulatory reporting....

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Skills (10)

Regulatory Compliance
Regulatory Reporting
Regulatory Analysis
Legal Compliance
Legal Research
Statutory Interpretation
Program Management
Legal Writing
Policy Analysis


Boatright Consulting
Disability Compliance Consultant
2013 - Present
Provide consulting services related to federal and local regulatory requirements for the education of individuals with disabilities. Investigated administrative complaints and developed written...
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Director of Monitoring and Compliance
2012 - 2013
Promoted to direct all aspects of the Districtís special education compliance monitoring system. Advised the Assistant Superintendent for Special Education on interpretation of federal regulations...
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Acting Director of Monitoring & Compliance
2011 - 2011
Managed four teams charged with monitoring Part B local educational agencies, nonpublic schools and Part C early intervention programs for compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities...
Various Agencies
Contract Attorney
2009 - 2010
Performed electronic document reviews including: privilege and responsiveness determination, evaluation for confidential supervisory information, document redaction, quality control review, and...
Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center
Volunteer Attorney
2008 - 2009
Assisted low-income clients with uncontested divorce actions. Advised clients at a walk-in clinic regarding employment, family law, and housing disputes.
University of Minnesota Law School
Public Interest Law Clinic Student Attorney
2008 - 2008
Worked with Legal Aid staff attorneys on family law and public benefits cases: drafted petitions, answers, judgment & decrees, and advice-only letters using a computerized case management system....
University of Minnesota
Research Assistant
2007 - 2008
Conducted legal research on access to higher education for minority and low income populations, with emphasis on transition and retention.
Minnesota County Attorney's Association
Legal Intern
2007 - 2007
Drafted the annual summary of legislative changes for county attorneys, including a plain-language explanation for use by non-legal staff members.
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Legal Intern - Researcher & Writer
2006 - 2006
Researched and drafted three chapters of a tax guide for Minnesota nonprofit organizations, covering available tax exemptions, lobbying restrictions, and disclosure requirements.
University of Kansas School of Business
Office Manager
2004 - 2005
Promoted to administer the operations of a student services office that supported approximately 1500 graduate and undergraduate students. Advised the Director of Student Services on interpretation...
University of Kansas School of Business
Graduation & Enrollment Coordinator
2003 - 2004
Conducted requirements reviews for approximately 250 business school undergraduate students per semester. Developed the undergraduate course schedule based on evolving class requirements of new...
University of Kansas Beach Center on Disability
Office Assistant
2002 - 2003
Conducted independent library & internet research for grants on assistive technology, inclusion and special education. Designed and maintained multi-user, relational databases in Microsoft Access...


University of Minnesota Law School
University of Kansas
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