Spring Hill, TN
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
June 2010 to January 2013
Attended 341 Meeting of Creditors, negotiations with creditors, and conducted client interviews for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
cases, and electronically filed bankruptcy petitions. Conducted legal research and drafted memoranda, motions, and complaints, for cases involving foreclosure defense and general civil litigation. Argued motions to cancel sale and vacate
sale of properties in foreclosure. Represented personal representatives in the administration of estates, and assisted clients in estate planning matters. Represented clients in dissolution of marriage cases and argued various motions to enforce marital
settlement agreements. Represented a client in a Federal Criminal Mortgage Fraud case; attended Bond Hearing, trial
preparation, and plea negotiations.
Certified Legal Intern
August 2008 to May 2009
Prosecuted crimes in the Misdemeanor Division; participated in five jury trials to verdict; argued motions; drafted trial
memoranda, petitions, motions, pleadings and correspondence; researched criminal law issues; worked closely with law
enforcement in prosecuting cases.
Legal Intern for the Trial Attorney Division
February 2008 to April 2008
Researched legal issues in immigration law; drafted various motions and briefs; participated in immigration court trials as first chair; prosecuted alien criminals in asylum, withhold and cancellation of removal cases.
Certified Legal Intern in the Felonies Division
May 2007 to August 2007
Handled arraignment calendar which included conveying pleas, negotiating with the prosecutor and speaking on the record
in court; conducted client interviews and depositions, researched case law and wrote memoranda.
Judicial Intern for the Honorable Celeste Hardee Muir
May 2006 to August 2006
Researched case law and Florida statutes and wrote legal memoranda; worked closely with Judge Muir on cases involving
guardianship, incapacitation of persons, and distribution of trusts; organized case files and communicated with attorneys
involved in cases before the Judge; gained insight into judicial decision making and court process.
Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications-News
SKILLS AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Fluent in Spanish both written and spoken, Dade County Bar Association, Cuban-American Bar Association, Florida
Association for Women Lawyers