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Harper Bailey
Professional Summary
Enthusiastic attorney versed in elements of administrative, civil, and criminal areas of law with the desire and aptitude to learn and practice new areas of law quickly and efficiently. 
  • Strong legal/non-legal research skills
  • Public speaking expertise
  • Effective conflict resolution
  • MS Office
  • Salesforce
  • Conversational Spanish
  • Sound Judgment
  •  Knowledge of and active participation in Fantasy and Daily Fantasy Sports
Senior Attorney; Head of Appeals Council Department 11/2014 to Present
Citizens Disability Waltham, MA
  • Developed structure and scope of department that appeals denials from Administrative Law Judges to Social Security's Appellate Body.
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation of individual appeals and the department as a whole.
  • Managed 3 to 4 associate attorneys, scheduled assignments, conducted meetings, conducted training, approved expenses, and approved time off.
  • Oversaw 150 to 200 appeals per month.
  • Established a success rate approximately 10% above the national average resulting in significant additional revenue for the company.
Training Team Leader 05/2014 to 10/2014
Citizens Disability Waltham, MA
  • Trained new associates in Social Security law, drafting memorandums, arguing cases, and managing cases.
  • Managed multiple associates simultaneously with 3 to 7 cases per week.
  • Developed strategies and training materials for classroom style sessions and operational manuals.
Associate Attorney 05/2013 to 04/2014
Citizens Disability Waltham, MA
  • Prepared legal briefs and opinions.
  • Evaluated findings and developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Advised clients concerning Social Security claims or legal rights and obligations.
  • Prepared witnesses, discovery, and exhibits for administrative hearings.
  • Argued cases at administrative hearings throughout the United States.
  • Performed administrative and management functions related to the practice of law.
  • Managed 5 to 7 new cases per week on an ongoing basis. 
Law Clerk 08/2012 to 05/2013
Mark Cohen, PA Hollywood, FL
  • Researched laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, or other information related to cases before the court.
  • Prepared briefs, legal memoranda, or statements of issues involved in cases, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations.
  • Reviewed complaints, petitions, motions, or pleadings that have been filed to determine issues involved or basis for relief.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Examined legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit.
  • Evaluated findings and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Advised clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.
  • Prepared legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, and motions.
  • Prepared witnesses, discovery, pleading, trial and exhibit binders for argument and depositions. 
Law Intern 05/2011 to 05/2012
Domestic Violence Legal Clinic Chicago, IL
  • Assisted victims of domestic violence in completing Emergency/Plenary Orders of Protection and affidavits.
  • Represented clients in ex-parte hearings, Alias Summons, and Termination of Orders of Protection.
  • Used mediation and negotiation techniques to facilitate ex-parte communication between disputants, to further parties' interests in a safe resolution of interests in property and children.
Advocate 01/2011 to 05/2011
Criminal Appeals Clinic Chicago, IL
  • Assisted a client appealing a felony conviction in Cook County
  • Managed client's case by writing client letters, conducting client calls, maintaining client's appellate record.
  • Drafted and filed client's Opening Brief in the Illinois Appellate Court.
J.D.: Law May 2012 DePaul University College of Law - Chicago, Illinois DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois Juris Doctor, conferred May 2012
Dean's List December 201; 2011; May 2012
Recipient: CALI Award for Excellence in Advanced Criminal Procedure; December 2011
Recipient: CALI Award for Excellence in Advanced Trial Advocacy II; May 2012
Student Bar Association Community Service Chair; Board Member; 2011-2012
Bachelor of Arts: History; Philosophy May 2007 Boston College - Chestnut Hill, MA Undergraduate Government of Boston College; Various positions; September 2003-May 2006

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Senior Attorney FROM Brighton , Massachusetts RESUME

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School Attended
DePaul University College of Law