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Special Counsel, Austin, Texas 

Research Attorney, Contract
May 2015 - February 2016
  • Research case law hyperlinks to laws ensuring they resolved to the correct documents and subsections in an online commercial legal database
  • Perform quality assurance for 21 states and federal: statutes, court rules and regulations
  • Collaborate with other research attorneys to identify complicated citation formats in case law

Special Counsel, Austin, Texas 

Research Attorney, Contract
May 2015 - February 2016
  • Analyze SEC filings to determine the nature and intent of each document
  • Classify filings by content and purpose to ease discovery in an online research database
  • Identify common clauses in merger documents to support a new online research 

Special Counsel, Austin, Texas

Research Attorney, Contract
June 2014 - April 2015
  • Analyze a variety of opinions including labor and patent cases to determine the significance of particular excerpts and the role they play within the case
  • Classify various portions of legal opinions according to their legal purpose for usage in an online legal research database
  • Evaluate legal citations and identify unique formats according to specified guidelines
 

Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin

Tarlton Fellow
Sept. 2012 – May 2014
  • Provided in-person, email and instant messaging reference to patrons
  • Guided patrons in the use of electronic and print legal resources
  • Contributed to, updated and reviewed online research guides utilizing Lib Guides
  • Publicized library services by providing tours and through promotional events
  • Wrote blog entries to notify patrons of available services and events
  • Taught administrative law and case law research in an advanced legal research course
  • Evaluated cross-discipline journal collection and provided weeding recommendations
  • Researched legal topics to support faculty instruction and scholarly endeavors
  • Implemented improvements to the organization of the bound Supreme Court documents
  • Provided collection management recommendations for the journal collection
  • Contributed to online research guides utilizing LibGuides software
 

Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin

Digitization Intern
Jan 2014 – May 2014
  • Created digital scans of 1960-1964 yearbooks to be preserved in a dark archive
  • Edited images with Photoshop and performed OCR utilizing ABBYY Fine Reader
  • Created digital collection in CONTENTdm to enable future online access
  • Chose and applied appropriate metadata to each yearbook page
 
Information & Culture: A Journal of History, School of Information
Volunteer
Sept. 2013 - May 2014
  • Copy-Edited 3 book reviews
  • Page proof edited article directly before publication
 
Deloitte, Austin, Texas (previously IE Discovery) 
Discovery Associate
Intermittently 2010- Aug. 2012 
  • Summarized transcripts to facilitate the client’s preparation for litigation
  • Examined documents for legally privileged or work product information for withholding
  • Analyzed legal documents to determine if they fulfill court production requests 
 
 

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University of Texas at Austin
 
Master of Science in Information Studies 
May 2014
 
Juris Doctor
May 2004
 
Bachelor of Business Administration
Business Honors and Marketing
May 2000

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