Juris Doctor/Legal writer, editor, proofreader, and researcher
24 years of legal experience specializing in civil and criminal litigation and appeals; Excellent legal research in Westlaw and Lexis, writing, and legal analysis skills and drafting complaints and motions in civil, criminal, contracts and personal injury matters. Bankruptcy Chapter 7, 11 and 13, with competent use of EZ File filing software and PACER.
Placing high degree of emphasis on providing outstanding customer service and identifying "critical" exceptions in work orders and ensuring work orders are produced timely, accurately and within accepted customer service levels.
Family Law Custody and Divorces Actions in Community and Equitable Division States: Complaints/Motions/Reconsideration Petitions/Modifications/Protective Orders
Commercial and Residential Real Estate transactions and litigation
State & Federal Foreclosure defense litigation, loan modifications, and debt settlement. Drafting lawsuits (complaints/motions/stays) against banks and other lenders who attempt to circumvent the regulations prescribed by HAMP.
State & Federal Criminal Defense(s): DUI, Drug offenses/possessions, trafficking (Asset Forfeitures)
Preparation of estate planning documents including wills, trusts (irrevocable/revocable)
Commercial and Residential Real Estate transactions and litigation including:
lease drafting, lease modifications, evictions, property sales, deeds, land contracts, easement issues, boundary issues, zoning issues, water issues, fence issues, mortgage and loan issues.
Real Estate Title Examiner and Abstractor (limited to southeastern states): search real estate records for mortgages and deeds as well as judgments and liens and preparing title exam/commitment.
State & Federal Criminal Defense(s): DUI, Drug offenses/possessions, trafficking (Asset Forfeitures), Juvenile, Assault/Battery, Domestic abuse, Rape, Murder, Manslaughter, Direct Appeals/Habeas Corpus.
Preparation of estate planning documents including wills, trusts (irrevocable/revocable), general durable and limited powers of attorney, advance directives for health care and mental health care proxy, property management and nominations of guardians.