Resumé

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS 

Licensed Attorney, State of Oklahoma
Member of the Oklahoma Bar Association

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor: May 2011, Cum Laude
Oklahoma City University School of Law; Oklahoma City, OK
GPA: 3.26/4.00

Organizations: Student Bar Association – President (3L); Carl Albert Executive Fellow; Student Bar Association – Vice President (2L); 2L Class Officer – Secretary; 1L Class Officer – Secretary; Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity; Merit Scholars; Sports Property and Entertainment Law Association – Treasurer (2L) Student Bar Association Representative (1L); OCU Student Government – Law School Representative; American Bar Association – Student Member

B.A., Department of Mass Communication: May 2008
University of Central Oklahoma; Edmond, OK
Emphasis: Print Journalism
GPA: 3.56/4.00

Student Association: Student Body President, [elected by UCO’s student body of 16,000],

Student Senate President, Senate Floor Leader/ Appropriations Chair, House Policy Committee, Appropriations Vice-Chair

Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature: President Pro Tempore of the Senate [elected by 75 students representing 15 different universities in Oklahoma], Deputy President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Senate Rules Committee, Standards and Ethics Chair

Student Advisory Board to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education: Regional 4-year Tier Representative —Vice Chair [elected by students representing 25 universities in Oklahoma]

UCO President’s Leadership Council: Council Vice President, Senate Representative, Freshman Member

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Oklahoma House of Representatives, Legal Intern — January 2011 – May 2011

  • Resolve constituent issues and concerns
  • Conduct research for special legislative projects

Steve W. Stichman & Associates, Legal Intern  — July 2010 – December 2010

  • Researched and composed legal memorandum
  • Managed correspondence and estate documents for clients’ estates
  • Researched probate issues; filed probate documents

Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General, Legal Intern — May 2009 – June 2010

  • Conducted research for official and unofficial Attorney General Opinions.
  • Researched and composed legal memorandum
  • Drafted administrative law and district court orders

Oklahoma House of Representative Campaign, Campaign Manager  — Summer 2008

  • Organized and scheduled candidate fund raisers and forums
  • Coordinated and implemented the candidate’s door-knocking strategy

UCO Student Association, Student Body President  — August 2007 – May 2008

  • Represented student body of 16,000
  • Chaired weekly focus groups that influenced university policy

SERVICE ACTIVITIES

One Love Worldwide: Fundraiser Organizer, raised over $1,500 to aid the construction of a sustainable water system for a small village in Ghana, Africa

IRS Tax Volunteer (VITA/TCE): Tax Law Volunteer, prepared tax returns for low-income families

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Letter Writing Campaign, raised $8,000; Campout for Cancer, a 48 hour campout on campus that raised $1700

Marlow Chamber of Commerce: Easter Bunny, dressed up as the Easter Bunny and facilitated the Easter egg hunt in the town park

UCO September 11th Service Project: Volunteer, cooked dinner for the firefighters in Edmond in honor of their efforts during September 11, 2001

Edmond YMCA Halloween Trick or Treat: Haunted Trail Volunteer, dressed up and spooked children as they walk through the YMCA haunted trail

Mid-Del Food Bank: Food-drive director, organized a canned food drive competition between students at 15 different state universities which is the largest contributor to the Mid-Del Food Bank

AWARDS AND HONORS

2011:    OCU Law, Certificate in Public Law
2011:    OCU Law, “Passed with Honors” Spring Supervised Paper
2010:    OCU Law, “CALI Award” Recipient, Fall 2010, Antitrust I
2009     OCU Law, Spring Semester, Dean’s List
2009:    OCU Law “CALI Award” Recipient, Spring 2009, Legal Research and Writing II
2009:    OCU Law Merit Scholarship Recipient, 2009-2010
2009:    OCU Law Appellate Oral Argument Competition, Third Place
2008:    OCU Law, Fall Semester, Dean’s List & Faculty Honor Roll
2008:    University of Central Oklahoma, Spring Semester, Dean’s Honor Roll
2008:    UCO Presidential Partners, Kirkpatrick scholarship recipient
2007:    Oklahoma Academy Town Hall, appointed student representative
2007:    Gubernatorial CLASS Task Force Funding sub-committee, appointed student representative
2007:    University of Central Oklahoma, Fall Semester, Dean’s Honor Roll
2007:    National Campus Security Summit, appointed student representative
2006:    University of Central Oklahoma, Spring Semester, Dean’s Honor Roll
2006:    University of Central Oklahoma, Fall Semester, Dean’s Honor Roll
2006:    UCO Student Association, Most Active Senator
2005:    University of Central Oklahoma, Fall Semester, Dean’s Honor Roll
2005     Camp Champions, Outstanding Camp Counselor Summer 2005
2004:    Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature, Outstanding Freshman Senator
2004:    President’s Leadership Council, One of 20 chosen to receive the President’s Leadership Scholarship


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