I am very interested in the compliance and legal analysis of corporate governance and regulatory areas of business, environmental and real estate law, as well as the energy industry. Compliance begins at the top and spreads throughout the company through guidance, training and audits.
This MJ in corporate and business law with a certificate in regulatory analysis and compliance that I am earning in a virtual setting to further my education and experience in corporate compliance. Our law school courses are taught via Westlaw's TWEN and the professors are amazing people in their own careers. I chose this masters degree so that I could continue my law degree but with a specific track of corporate compliance and to further my legal research and writing experience to the expert level.
Appointed member of Indiana University Health- West Hospital's Patient and Family Advisory Council, wherein we as members collaborate with various levels of management and executives to ensure quality and compliance functions to exceed quality care to patients and families through oversight, internal and external risk activities strategies
Quality Analyst for JP Morgan Chase wherein I perform initial compliance audits and analysis of legal and financial documentation submitted by Mortgage Bankers to ensure accordance to internal policies and governmental regulations
Contract company specializing in research and analysis projects for areas of real estate, legal, marketing, as well as contracts/business areas for corporations, law firms, various government agencies and educational institutions.
I earned my undergrad in general studies while working on molding my my degree with two minors in criminal justice & criminology and consumer finance to broaden my knowledge in concentrate in corporate law and white collar crimes.
Paralegal contracted to assess, develop, implement umbrella contract system for global pharmaceutical company's procurement department and successfully transitioned it into an efficiently functioning global paperless system
Commercial Real Estate Paralegal:
to support three attorneys in managing both converted historical residential and multi-million dollar complex commercial real estate transactions; Drafted/Analyzed various legal contracts: Commercial Purchase Agreements, Amendments, Easement agreements and other legal documents; Analyzed title and survey for potential issues; Due Diligence and closing compliance; Analysis and drafting of commercial leases and letters of intent to ensure clients’ interests; Given autonomy for managing residential historical converted properties in escrow (preparing/balancing settlement statement preparation of deed and other seller documents); Formation of corporations and other business entities; Filing/obtaining business licenses w/SCC; Assisted in registering Condominiums with the VA Real Estate Board, Performed legal research; Electronic filing. Position commanded extensive and varying levels of communication
My two associates degrees (in litigation and general practice) gave me insight to the legal field and the fundamental knowledge required to begin my legal career as a paralegal.
Some of my best college experience was at Tidewater Community College while I was earning my associates degrees in paralegal/legal assisting. I had some of the most fascinating professors (attorneys) as well as fellow classmates wherein the platform for teaching was engaging and always challenging. I am very proud of this degree and find it is of more worth than a certificate in the same field.