Research & Writing Attorney
Illinois College of Law
- Case Law Research
- Letter of Intent
- Other Legal Research & Writing Matter
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Equipment Lease
- Licensing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Release of Liability
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Vendor Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Appellate Litigation
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
LaCoste Law, LLC
Aug 2017 - Present
Research and draft motions, responses, pleadings, memos, appellate briefs, and other research and writing services in various civil cases in state and federal court.
On a contract/freelance basis, I work directly with attorneys, law firms, and other organizations—some of my clients include Godin & Baity and LegalEase Solutions.
Provide direct and freelance review of commercial contracts including
Oct 2016 - Jul 2017
Represented COA in all appeals of denials and terminations of service, appearing in hearings before the Office of Administrative Courts. Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated commercial and other contracts. Researched and advised on issues relating to healthcare (including Stark, Anti-Kickback, False Claims Act, and beneficiary inducement), IP, corporate law, labor and employment, privacy, and tax.
Office of the Independent Monitor, City & County of Denver
Legal & Policy Analyst
Feb 2016 - Oct 2016
Serving under the Monitor, provided legal research, analysis, and advice to the office. Conducted research on policy and best practices in policing, corrections, criminal justice, and law enforcement management. Tracked developments in case law and legislation. Drafted and edited internal memorandums, external publications and reports, and copy for the website and social media.
Hon. Laurie Booras, Colorado Court of Appeals
Appellate Law Clerk
Aug 2014 - Feb 2016
Researched, drafted, and edited predisposition memoranda in a wide variety of civil and criminal cases, involving contract,
labor and employment, landlord/tenant, insurance, natural resources, property, public officials, and professional regulation.
University of Illinois College of Law
Adjunct Faculty - Legal Research & Writing
Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
Taught a full accelerated one-month course of Legal Writing & Research for ESL students in the Master's in Law (LLM) program.