King County Department of Public Defense
Rule 9 Attorney
May 2015 - May 2016
Litigation preparation, client counseling, negotiation, criminal motions practice, and the drafting of appeals. Advocated on the record, daily, for clients on the in-custody arraignment calendar. Represented clients on the record in alternative court programs including community court, veterans’ court, and mental health court.
Multicare Health System
May 2015 - Jul 2015
Performed factual and legal research, edited and drafted service contracts, organized online database of corporate governance documents, collaborated with various internal corporate divisions, and facilitated internal status meetings. Tracked, reviewed, and communicated regulatory and compliance issues for various departments to determine regulatory violations or exposure.
The Crowley Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
May 2014 - May 2015
Researched legal issues including when and how to submit a second subsequent Personal Restraint Petition when one has already been filed, when to submit and how to draft appellate briefs, and when to submit and how to draft petitions for writs of habeas corpus. I wrote motions arguing sufficiency of the evidence, probable cause, ineffective assistance of counsel, and prosecutorial misconduct.
King County Superior Court
May 2014 - Aug 2014
Researched criminal procedure, civil procedure, and the rules of evidence. Drafted bench memoranda including multiple summary judgments in cases of personal injury, creditor/ debtor liability, property damage, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, and tortious interference with business expectancy.