UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW- Juris Doctor FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC/UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI- Master of Music in Music Business and Entertainment Industries SEATTLE UNIVERSITY- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Humanities (double degree)
Grammy Awards Ceremony (2016); MusiCares Person of the Year: Lionel Richie (2016); Miami Recognition Dinner (2014); Miami Dade Public Defender (2014); Christmas Day Homeless Feeding (2013); Special Olympic Games (2008)
ALLEN, DYER, DOPPELT, MILBRATH & GILCHRIST, P.A., Miami, FL Law Clerk, August 2015- November 2015 Performed legal research and drafted memoranda on issues such as copyright infringement and lost profits. Drafted discovery and pre-trial motions. Filed trademark registrations. Communicated with clients. Drafted legal blogs relating to newly enacted statutes for publication on firm website.
THE LAW OFFICE OF ALLEN JACOBI, Miami, FL Law Clerk, May 2015- July 2015 Performed legal research. Drafted a mutual release agreement. Filed trademarks and copyright registrations. Filed an LLC and INC. Reviewed and edited a manager agreement, a termination and release agreement, and a publishing agreement. Listened to and analyzed demos submitted by artists.
MIAMI LAW INNOCENCE CLINIC, Miami, FL Student Attorney, May 2015- July 2015 Participated in fact-finding, research, interviewing, case screening, and investigation. The clinic addressed areas such as federal habeas corpus, motions for post-conviction relief; claims to actual innocence, newly discovered evidence, wrongful convictions, and misidentifications.
CAT 5 PUBLISHING, Miami, FL Business and Legal Affairs Coordinator, September 2014- May 2015 Drafted contracts for the song acquisitions of Cat 5 Music Publishing. Reviewed contracts to determine if renewal is necessary. Directed and aided in the production of Cat 5 Songwriter’s Showcase and After-Party. Assisted songwriters in registration with performing rights organizations and copyright registration.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA, Miami, FL Judicial Intern for the Hon. Patrick A. White, May 2014-June 2014 Reviewed habeas corpus petitions and motions claiming excessive force, cruel and unusual punishment, and ineffective assistance of counsel. Researched applicable law and drafted memoranda. Reviewed and summarized inmate/petitioner claims for consideration of merits thereof based on applicable law under U.S.C. §§1983 and 2255.