Proactive individual, with excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as extensive training and experience in trial preparation and contract administration, seeking a challenging position as a paralegal, document review attorney, contract administrator or related position. A strong work ethic and attention to detail was essential to all positions I have held.
2008-2009 Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, MO
Performed all duties as the paralegal assigned several Federal class action cases including:
Â§ Maintaining all files associated with each case,
Â§ Scheduling depositions, conference calls, travel, etc.
Â§ Summarizing deposition transcripts,
Â§ Drafting correspondence, briefs, motions and discovery requests,
Â§ Researching legal precedent.
2005-2008 Laclede Consulting Associates, Fairfax, VA
New Accounts Manager
Advised startup and existing small to mid-sized business ventures regarding all aspects of business operations and management, including: business and marketing plans, financing, regulatory compliance, staffing, payroll, accounts payable/receivable and
1988-2005 I-NET, Inc. Bethesda, MD
Administered several multi-year IT contracts with the Department of Defense, including:
Â§ $180M/6yr contract providing for the design and installation of LAN’s at Air National Guard bases,
Â§ $25M/4yr contract for local area network installations at the Pentagon,
Â§ Hardware/Software Procurement.
1977- 1988 U. S. Department of Justice-Tax Division, Washington, DC
Senior Trial Attorney
Represented the interests of the United States in litigation filed in Federal District Courts, involving issues arising under the federal tax code.
Â§ Supervised Departmental task force, comprised of 20+ Tax Division attorneys and Assistant United States Attorneys, created to coordinate litigation involving abusive tax shelters nationwide.
Â§ Lead attorney in landmark federal income tax litigation involving issues of first impression in the oil and gas exploration industry.
1969-1973 US Marine Corps
Naval Aviator, Captain (Vietnam Veteran)
New York University School of Law-Graduate Division,
New York, NY
Pepperdine University School of Law
J.D., Magna Cum Laude
Editor, Pepperdine Law Review
University of Missouri,
Business Administration, B.A.