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Professional Summary
Passionate trial attorney with excellent persuasion techniques, attention to detail, and the capacity to remain objective and unflappable during court proceedings.
Skills
  • Extensive Trial Experience
  • Examination of Expert Witnesses
  • Legal Writing
  • Personable & Professional
  • Criminal Prosecution & Investigation
  • Negotiation
  • "Zero Maintenance"
  • Efficient researcher
Experience
Assistant District Attorney, 06/2006 to Current
Office of the District Attorney 3. South Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA, 19107
  • Litigated over 60 major felony jury trials from jury selection to verdict
  • Prosecuted hundreds of bench trials in Municipal Court, Family Court, & Court of Common Pleas
  • Managed heavy case loads, frequently in excess of one hundred active cases, from arrest to verdict
  • Wrote and argued motions and briefs
  • Investigated unsolved crimes and criminal organizations
  • Negotiated equitable resolutions to criminal cases
  • Counseled the Philadelphia Police Department on the legality of their actions

Law Clerk, 05/2005 to 06/2006
First Judicial District of Pennsylvania 1301 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107
  • Interpreted laws, rulings, and procedures, and advised the Court accordingly
  • Drafted opinions for filing with the Superior Court of Pennsylvania
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents
  • Worked with the Court and staff to resolve pre-trial disputes
  • Wrote memoranda and reviewed legal briefs

Education
J.D.: May 2005
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, NJ

First Year Honors, ​2002

Mary Philbrook Student Public Interest Award, 2004 Honoree

Chief Justice Richard J. Hughes Award, 2005 Honoree

Domestic Violence Project, Volunteer

Bachelor of Arts: Philosophy, May 2000
The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
Additional Information
  • Pennsylvania Attorney ID No. 200517
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association & American Bar Association