Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
LL.M. in Taxation, February 2002. GPA: 3.14/4.00
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, NY
J.D., magna cum laude, December 1998. GPA: 3.45/4.00 Class Rank: Top 9%
Honors:Touro Law Review (declined membership because residing in Russia).
International Law Review, Staff Editor.
Activities:Asian Pacific Law Students Association, Law Student Representative 1997-1998.
Federalist Society; International Law Society Treasurer 1997-1998; Phi Delta Phi.
University of Redlands, Redlands, CA
B. A. in Political Science, May 1992.
Honors:Dora Haynes Scholarship for Academic Achievement.
School Delegate, American University, DC, International Peace & Conflict Resolution seminar.
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Shimla, India.
Summer Term, 1998. Observer and Participant at South East Asian Conference on Human Rights in Tibet.
Oxford University, Magdalen College, Oxford, U.K.
Summer Term, 1998. Studied Comparative Criminal Justice.
Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.
Independent Study, Summer Term, 1997. International Law Studies; Russian Language.
05/00- 08/00ConsultantWinnie and Winnie Realtors Kailua, HI
Reviewed residential real-estate transactions with principal broker. Assisted in drafting lease agreements.
Consulted with potential buyers of residential properties. Managed rental properties.
09/98-12/98Law ClerkSchwartz and AndrewsWoodbury, NY
Attended and reviewed depositions and court hearings with firm associates. Drafted discovery demands and litigation related documents in the area of insurance defense litigation. Conducted arbitration.
07/98-08/98Law ClerkDavid Pearl, BarristerLondon, U.K.
Assisted in client conferences. Conducted research and drafted memoranda in the area of landlord-tenant law. Attended court hearings to assess procedural and substantive arguments.
03/94-11/94Campaign ConsultantFred Hemmings for Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii
Coordinated absentee ballot program and volunteer recruitment. Drafted press release and conducted research and writing for campaign newsletter. Drafted weekly campaign schedule of events and supervised phone polling.
12/93-01/94Intern Legal Aid SocietyHonolulu, HI
Assisted legal staff with client counseling and document preparation in the area of family law.
LICENSE:Admitted to Practice, State of New York.
LANGUAGES:Conversant in French, Basic Russian.
INTERESTS:Opera, Golf, Travel, Politics, Olympics, Community Service