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DEVIN JOY SEBRO
282 East 35th Street, Apartment #5w
Brooklyn, NY 11203
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8/07 – 10/07 GOLDWEBER, LAURIELLO & EPSTEIN LLP New York, NY
Legal Secretary (Contract Assignment)
Supported four attorneys at this matrimonial litigation law firm. Prepared stipulations of settlement plus ante-nuptial, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Sorted and separated attorney mail, handled correspondence with court personnel including judge’s law secretaries and clerks, court clerks, opposing counsel and clients. Answered phones, handled attorney mail and e-mails, greeted clients and scanned documents for attorneys, clients and opposing counsel. Set up court conferences and maintained the court calendar for scheduling appearances and adjournments.
2/98 – 10/03 THE LAW OFFICE OF SUSAN B. FRIEDWALD, ESQ. New York, NY
Assisted two attorneys at this matrimonial litigation law firm. Typed correspondence and other legal documents, answered phones, maintained attorney calendars and processed attorney bills. Prepared legal documents such as subpoenas, notices of settlement, notices of entry and affidavits of service. Prepared bluebacks for legal documents, filed court papers, drafted and edited correspondence with court personnel. Conducted case research using LexisNexis and Westlaw and the New York State Redbook. Organized litigation exhibits in preparation for trial, organized trial files and maintained individual client files.
11/03 – 2/07 BISHOP FORD CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Brooklyn, NY
Taught courses in World History and Civic Participation in the US Government.
6/00 – 7/00 UNITED NATIONS New York, NY
Interned at the Coalition for an International Criminal Court and the Beijing +5 Conference. Performed administrative tasks and conducted research.
9/97 - 1/98 FORDHAM UNIVERSITY New York, NY
Assisted the Director of The Office of International Students with daily office and field tasks. Helped foreign students with enrollment paperwork for university entrance reviews, reviewed and verified visa information, answered phones and corresponded with university personnel and students.
Fall 2002-Pres. VIRGINIA GILDERSLEEVE INTERNATIONAL FUND New York, NY
Member of the development committee of this non-profit organization.
5/04 LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY Brooklyn, NY
MA Degree in Political Science
GPA: 3.9 Summa Cum Laude
5/01 FORDHAM UNIVERSITY New York, NY
BA Degree in Political Science
GPA: 3.5 Magna Cum Laude
SKILLS: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, WordPerfect, LexisNexis, Westlaw, Timeslips, Quicken, fluent Spanish
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