Boston College Law School Newton, MA
Juris Doctor expected, May 2011
Loyola University Chicago School of LawChicago, IL
part time evening division
•International Law Review journal — Managing Editor & Technology Editor;
•Federalist Society — President
•Dean’s List (4x);
Boston UniversityBoston, MA
Masters of Science in Computer Information Systems, August 2003
•Concentrating in Information Systems Infrastructure
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA
Bachelors of Science in Political Science & Science, Technology, and Society, June 2000
•Concentrated in Security Studies, and Technology Application
Legal Support ConsultingChicago, IL
Owner/OperatorJuly 2008 – present
•Contract work for various law firms : Research of relevant law and facts; draft various motions and response; formulate strategy in complex commercial litigation; design, implement and integrate various information systems and management controls for law firms.
Veterans Legal Services Center & ClinicChicago, IL
Clinical AssociateJune 2008 – present
•Conduct client intake interviews, research factual and legal aspects of the cases, represent client’s interests before with various federal agencies, prepare, draft, and file necessary forms and documents. Research relevant changes in laws and regulations affecting veterans’ benefits.
Marine Corps Mustang FoundationAlexandria, VA
President & Chief Executive OfficerJune 2005 – present
•Founded, incorporated, researched and fulfilled all requirements for establishing a 501(c)(3) charitable organization; maintain annual operations.
Ladder UpChicago, IL
Tax Assistance Program volunteerJanuary 2009 – April 2009
•Prepare initial tax returns for qualified clients, review, finalize, and submit tax returns prepared by other volunteers.
Circuit Court of Cook CountyChicago, IL
Judicial ExternAugust 2008 – December 2008
•Research and draft opinions and memorandums for a Circuit Judge in the jury section of the Law Division.
United States Marine CorpsVarious Locations
Investigating Officer / Battalion Legal Officer2001 - 2008
•Investigated incidents, malpractice, or misconduct, to include legal and background research, interviewing suspects and witnesses, preparing relevant and supporting evidence, and writing the final investigation reports.
•Responded to all Congressional and media inquiries, with same investigative research process as but generally under significantly shorter deadlines. The turnaround timeframe for most Congressional Inquiries is 24 hours or less.
•Researched, prepared, and coordinated all required military and personal legal affairs for reservist Marines mobilizing and deploying in support of current operations.
United States Marine CorpsJune 1998 – September 2008
Communications Officer, Information Management Officer, Foreign Area Officer
Primary billets held at various commands:
Staff Officer – 2nd Battalion 24th Marine Regiment – Chicago, IL
Executive Officer/Chief of Staff – Recruiting Station Chicago – Chicago, IL
Current Operations Officer/Mission Commander – Chemical Biological Incident Response Force – Indian Head, MD
Communications Officer – Chemical Biological Incident Response Force – Indian Head, MD
Projects Officer – Special Projects Directorate for the Commandant of the Marine Corps – Washington, DC
Training Officer – Marine Wing Support Squadron 474 Det. B – Westover, MA
Student: Expeditionary Warfare School, Command and Control Systems School, The Basic School – Quantico, VA
Collateral billets held: Legal Officer, Public Affairs Officer, Educational Officer, Technology Board Member, Combat Engineer
•Military Service and the Law (IICLE, 2009) – Contributing Editor
•E-Waste: Making a ‘Killing’, 7 LOY. U. CHI. INT’L L. REV. (to be published Fall/Winter 2009)
•Loyola University Chicago International Law Review – Managing Editor - volume 7; Associate Editor – volume 6
•Federalist Society (for Law and Public Policy Studies)– Chapter President
•Phi Delta Phi (International Honor Legal Fraternity)– Chapter Vice President
•Advocates Society (Polish American Bar Association)– member
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
•Language Proficiency – Polish (conversational/read/write); Czech (read/some conversational)
•Clearance – U.S. Government Top Secret/SCI clearance• Notary Public – Illinois;