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EXPERIENCE

Substitute Teacher, St. Clair R-13 School District, St. Clair, MO 10/2010-presen
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Substitute teacher for junior and senior high school students with demonstrated
ability to teach, motivate, and direct students while maintaining high interest
and achievement.
Articulate communicator able to effectively interact with diverse populations of
students at a variety of academic levels. Consistently maintain excellent relat
ions with students, faculty, and administrators. Self-motivated with strong plan
ning, organizational and leadership skills.
Producer, Visible Voices, Seattle, WA 12/2003-Present
Produced, wrote and directed a documentary film aThe Forever Weapona on the subj
ect of depleted uranium munitions used by the military. Responsibilities includ
e topic research, coordination and supervision of production, budget review, gra
nt writing, hiring camera and lighting crews in Seattle and New York, and editin
g the film.
Produced aVets Speak Outa featuring Congress Jim McDermott which aired on Pirate
TV 4/2003.
Legal Assistant, Washington Mutual Bank, Seattle, WA 1/2006-10/2008
Assisted First Vice President, Counsel & Assistant Secretary in preparation and
organization of documents in connection with subsidiary board meetings.
Coordinated attorney and board member calendars.
Developed processes and procedures for maintaining subsidiary board meetings, in
cluding notifications, entry on group calendar and entry on corporate secretary
and executive calendars.
Building database that includes the name and contact information of all board me
mbers.
Participating in group effort for developing subsidiary maintenance website and
updating same.
Producer, SCCtv, Seattle, WA 7/2004-3/2005
Successfully wrote and received a $10k grant for Jean Walkinshawas show aI Remem
bera, wrote, produced and directed news stories for on air show aSynopsisa and w
orked in marketing and distribution for a tech program called aThe Code Rooma in
conjunction with Microsoft Corporation. Responsibilities included coordinating
focus groups, budgeting, working closely with distributors for a nationwide air
ing of this new program.
Paralegal, Intellectual Property, Terabeam Corporation, Kirkland, WA 9/2000-11/2
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Responsibilities included maintenance and protection of companyas intellectual p
roperty.
Administration and organization of patent process, including inventor incentive
bonus program.
Developed, managed and administered company nondisclosure agreement process.
Managed and administered company non-payroll worker and outside vendor policy.
Worked with outside counsel to track patent and trademark status through to issu
ance.
Established internal processes, including contract database management and nonpa
yroll worker policy.
Managed multiple contract requests and provided legal support to Advanced Resear
ch and Development, Engineering, Human Resources, Network, Finance and Sales and
Marketing Departments.
Paralegal, Sidley & Austin, Seattle, WA 11/1998-8/2000
Responsibilities included drafting, finalizing, organizing and filing legal docu
ments in connection with aerospace finance transactions.
Prepared closing lists, registration documents, Insurance Certificates, Lease Am
endments, Supplements, Warranty Bills of Sale, FAA Bills of Sale, FAA Applicatio
ns for Aircraft Registration, Uniform Commercial Code filings and ancillary docu
ments.
Obtained outstanding documents and signatures, assembled all documents into a cl
osing binder and provided signed originals to all parties.
Interacted with state and federal agencies including the FAA and SEC.
Prepared and filed incorporation documents and registration applications for sta
rt up companies.

Legal Secretary, Graham & James/Riddell Williams, Seattle, WA 8/1997-11/1998


Assisted senior partner in preparation and organization of documents in connecti
on with initial public offerings and private placement offerings.
Drafted legal documents and worked closely with senior partners on closing trans
actions.
Assisted with client stock option plans.
Handled direct client contact and correspondence regarding initial public offeri
ngs.
Paralegal/Contract Administrator, Ark Interface Inc., Seattle, WA 9/1996 a"7/199
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Managed, developed, reviewed and negotiated changes in legal documents, includin
g Nondisclosure Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Advertising Agreements and cor
porate maintenance documents.
Assisted with copyright, trademark and patent procedures by assembling, research
ing, documenting and managing data.
Assisted the Internet Group by reviewing and negotiating changes in Advertising,
Bundling and Software agreements.
Assisted the Software Development Group with patent, copyright and trademark fil
ings and was the primary liaison between outside patent attorneys and software d
evelopers.
Associate Producer, Sony Pictures, Los Angeles, CA 10/1991-3/1996
Produced and distributed on-air marketing promos and trailer reels for televisio
n shows.
Coordinated sales presentation production.
Coordinated dubbing, mastering and distribution of video materials.
Oversaw the hiring of technical crews for trailer production.
Prepared and tracked budgets for trailer production.
Marketing Coordinator/Legal Secretary, Paramount Pictures, Hollywood, CA 10/1990
-2/1991
Assisted one Business and Legal Affairs Attorney and one Manager of Contract Adm
inistration in the International Home Video Department.
Prepared and processed Licensing and Distribution Agreements, ancillary legal do
cuments and client communications.
Assembled and distributed marketing materials for clients.
Legal Assistant, Law Offices of Raymond J. Devlin, Hartford, CT 9/1998-8/1990
Prepared documents and adjustments for residential and commercial real estate cl
osings.
Assisted attorneys in trial preparation and in court by organizing and retrievin
g documents.
Performed legal research and provided written summaries of case law.
Interacted with various city and state agencies.
Legal Secretary, Poole, Smith & Wieland, P.C., Springfield, MO 10/1986-1/1988
Prepared legal documents, coordinated attorney calendars and handled transcripti
on.
Assisted attorneys in trial preparation.
Assisted Office Manager in administrative duties and allocation of attorney fees
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EDUCATION
Seattle Central Community College, Film and Video Program, AAS Degree 6/2005.
Full time degree program covering all aspects of film and video production, incl
uding: producing,
directing, writing, editing, lighting, sound recording, cinematography, producti
on design, and computer
graphics/animation. 3.58 GPA (Deanas list). 2004 recipient of NATAS scholarship
. Work experience
included production of commercials, public service announcements, music videos,
16mm film and
documentary shorts.
Southwest Missouri State University, 9/1981 a" 6/1985. Bachelor of Arts Degree
Program in Political Science with a History Minor, Springfield, MO

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