Honors: Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Team; Moot Court Executive Board, Student Liaison Co-Chair
Activities: International Law Society, Vice President; Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Executive Board - Vice Justice of Recruitment
B.A. (2009) | Political Science
Honors: graduated magna cum laude
Bennett & Ellison, P.C.
Perform extensive legal research on complex issues arising in employment lawsuits, breach of contract claims, and personal injury matters. Draft complaints, dispositive motions, memoranda, EEOC documentation, and settlement demands. Participate in document review and the preparation of discovery requests and responses. Communicate with clients for consultation purposes and case preparation.
University Of Baltimore School Of Law
Co-coached the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team during its brief writing and oral argument preparation. Assisted the team members with their research of relevant international law principles and case law.
Bennett & Associates, P.C.
Conducted legal research and assisted with the drafting of complaints, dispositive motions, and memoranda. Supported attorneys with their preparation of discovery requests and responses.
Professor Nienke Grossman, University of Baltimore School of Law
Conducted legal research on the case law of the International Court of Justice. Analyzed international current events, such as piracy off the coast of Somalia and Palestine’s intent to declare statehood. Studied statutes and rules of procedure for international regional courts. Drafted memoranda on international criminal law.
Mediated disputes between consumers and businesses, including residential management corporations and financial service companies. Communicated with the disputing parties to achieve settlement agreements.
The Honorable Marcus Z. Shar, Circuit Court for Baltimore City
Drafted memoranda on the validity of petitions for post-conviction relief. Researched constitutional and state legal issues including ineffective assistance of counsel, prosecutorial misconduct, and admission of evidence. Examined case files in order to recommend how motions should be decided. Observed court proceedings, motions hearings, and jury trials.
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Professional Development Office
Performed legal research and wrote memoranda on issues including the applicability of federal statutes that protect the privacy of electronic communications. Helped develop training materials for Civil Rights attorneys.
The Hermina Law Group
Drafted pleadings, dispositive motions, and discovery requests. Assisted in depositions and trial preparation. Conducted legal research on issues including foreign sovereign immunity and corporate successor liability.
Dispute Resolution Workshop – completed 40-hour mediation skills training