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Melissa S. | Elance
 
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Melissa S.

Attorney at Law; Attorney Recruiter; Writer
   United States
Philadelphia

Overview

Education:
Juris Doctor and Certificate in International and Comparative Law,
Bachelor of Arts, English Language and Literature, Minor in Economics

Computer Skills:
Software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat; eEmpact; Microsoft Office

Coding Languages: HTML, JavaScript, PHP, and MySql

Research: LexisNexis and WestLaw

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Service Description

Attorney, Recruiter, Web Professional, Writer

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Employment

Common Vision LLC
Member
2008 - Present
Editor-in-Chief, Web Developer, and Contributor • Develop, write, and publish on law, technology, and culture for two online publications: o http://recruiteresq.com (technology and career...
JuriStaff Legal Staffing
Attorney Recruiter
2007 - 2009
- Recruited attorneys for clients including, but not limited to, AMLAW 100 and AMLAW 200 firms, investment banks, and financial companies - Responsible for all aspects of attorney placements...
Silver and Silver
Attorney
2006 - 2007
- Compiled social security claimants’ medical histories and prepared requests for administrative approval of social security benefits - Assisted in trial preparation and drafted pleadings,...
Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.
Law Clerk and Associate
2006 - 2006
- Prepared legal memoranda regarding various employment and bankruptcy issues under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the Whistleblower’s Protection Act, and the Bankruptcy Code - Drafted charges,...
City of Pittsburgh Law Department
Certified Legal Intern
2005 - 2006
- Prepared appellate brief for the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and a City policy on municipal employees‘ cell phone use in vehicles for the City Solicitor - Drafted City contracts,...
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Legal Writing Teaching Assistant, Professor Marvin Fein
2004 - 2006
- Selected to be one of five students in the Teaching Assistant course during the 2004 – 2005 academic school year - Advised first-year students on legal writing, research, blue book citations,...

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Juris Doctor and Certificate in International Law and Comparative Legal Cultures
2003 - 2006
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature and Minor in Economics
1999 - 2003

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Attorney
Recruiter
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