Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Resume of Candidate Seeking Employment Litigation or other Civil Litigation Position


6451 Lily Dhu Lane • Falls Church, Virginia 22044 • (505) 412-9946 •


George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia

Juris Doctor Candidate, December 2013

Class Rank: Top 33% (75/232)

Honors: Finalist & Winner of Best Brief, 2013 GW Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition

Honorable Mention, 2012 Religious Liberty Student Writing Competition for:

Taking a Chance on Smith: How the Hybrid-Rights Doctrine Can Protect Both Religious Individuals and Religious Institutions

Activities: Writing Fellow & Senior Writing Fellow, LRWA Program

Civil Rights Law Journal, Full Member

Moot Court Board, Member

2013 J. Reuben Clark Law Society National Conference, Co-Chairman

Publication: Brief to be published in Summer 2013 issue of Rutgers Journal of Law & Religion

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, April 2009

GPA: 3.82/4.0

Honors: J. Winter and Florence E. Smith Scholarship recipient

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Activities: Washington Seminar participant (Nevada Governor’s Washington, DC office intern)


The Employment Law Group, P.C., Washington, DC

Full-time Litigation Law Clerk, March 2012-Present

Draft complaints, discovery requests, and oppositions to dispositive motions for filing in federal court and in arbitration for Title VII and ADA claims. Engage in extensive client contact and communication regarding legal claims and investigative matters. Conduct substantive legal research regarding employee coverage under the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank whistleblower statutes. Draft brief to Fourth Circuit appealing final order regarding the definition of an “actual disability” under the ADA. Draft complaint and relator’s statement while assisting client-relator in qui tam claims under the False Claims Act.

Domenici Law Firm, P.C., Albuquerque, New Mexico

Summer Associate, May 2011-August 2011

Drafted a report addressing residual environmental liabilities and potential solutions for the City of Albuquerque in purchasing contaminated property. Monitored a hearing on a motion to intervene for a preliminary injunction regarding land grant and foreclosure sale. Researched common and statutory public nuisance law to determine the viability of a potential suit.

Nu Skin Enterprises, Provo, Utah

Sales Support Agent, September 2009-July 2010

Guided both American and French Canadian distributors and executives with successful marketing strategies to expand business. Increased revenue and provided superior customer service winning various awards for highest percentage increase in revenue. Ranked among top 10% of employees.

BYU Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy, Provo, Utah

Research Assistant, April 2009-August 2009

Assisted in the publication of The Change Election and Financing the 2008 Election books and assisted in the writing of The Myth of the Independent Voter Revisited. Researched and applied campaign finance laws to developing publications.

Flickinger & Sutterfield P.C., Provo, Utah

Attorney’s Assistant, January 2009-April 2009

Drafted legal demands on behalf of clients in car accident cases preceding their settlement. Monitored a deposition between lawyers and a client in a medical malpractice suit. Researched Provo City laws and traffic regulations for application to personal injury cases.


French language, strong oral, writing, and reading skills

Varsity Scout Leader (Dec. 2010-May 2012) and Eagle Scout (Feb. 2002), Boy Scouts of America

Child Mentor, Safety Net Mentor Program (Mar. 2010-Aug. 2010)

Church Representative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, France (Aug. 2004-Aug. 2006)