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Sarah M

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Last Login 6/6/2016
Location Baltimore, MD
Education Doctorate
Status Inactive
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Summary of Experience
Sarah worked in journalism at a western Maryland newspaper for six years, beginning as a reporter and moving on as a copy editor for the last two. During that time, she covered a wide variety of stories (including feature articles, local governmental meetings, and court trials). As a copy editor, she was responsible for not only grammar and style checks, but for pagination of the front page and special sections of the newspaper.

A recent law school graduate, Sarah has been working for the last two years as a law clerk. In that role, she has drafted a number of legal documents, including appellate briefs, legal memos, and court motions. Sarah also has experience with academic writing, both from her undergraduate experience as an English major and her law school education.

While working as a reporter, copy editor and law student, Sarah has also written a number of articles for use in blogs and other websites, which have given her proficiency in writing instructional articles, marketing tactics, SEO, and drafting press releases.
Legal Writing
Technical Writing
Creative Writing
Academic Writing
Legal Issues
Politics and Current Events
Computer Science
Technical News
Music (particularly piano)
Video Games
Interior Design
University of Baltimore School of Law Aug 2011 – May 2014
Law, J.D.

Graduation anticipated for May 2014. My course load has covered a broad range of subjects, including family, criminal, civil, tort, and constitutional law.

West Virginia University Aug 2003 – May 2005
Journalism and English, B.A, B.S.

Sarah's English degree included classes in technical editing, creative writing, and literature. As a journalism major, Sarah took classes in editorial writing, political science, feature writing, and media law.

Potomac State College Aug 2001 – May 2003
Journalism and English, A.A., A.A.

During her time at Potomac State College, Sarah not only wrote articles for the student paper, but during her sophomore year, she also served as co-editor of the Pasquino newspaper. She made a number of decisions regarding the content of the paper as well as reviewing other student-written articles for grammar, spelling and style errors.

Association Memberships
Baltimore County Bar Association Nov 2013

Baltimore City Bar Association Nov 2013

Projects by Industry

Sarah is currently a general practice attorney in the state of Maryland. Prior to passing the Maryland Bar in December of 2014, she worked as a law clerk for two years. As a clerk, she drafted appellate briefs, legal pleadings, and interrogatories. During law school, she also worked as a freelance writer, and wrote a number of blog posts for both local and out-of-state law firms. Prior to her legal career, Sarah was a reporter and then copy editor at a Western Maryland newspaper.


Through a number of freelance websites and direct contact with potential clients, Sarah has written marketing material ranging from basic website content, SEO content, press releases and blog articles. Her work has been featured on a number of businesses' websites and on sites like and


As a journalist and later copy editor, Sarah has more than six years' experience in the publishing field. Beginning as a reporter in a branch office, Sarah covered county and municipal meetings, court trials, and feature stories. Some of these articles were picked up by the Associated Press. Eventually moving on to the position of copy editor, Sarah reviewed articles for grammar, style and factual consistencies. She also did the pagination for the front page and some of the special features sections daily paper.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Sarah has drafted a number of pieces for use on company websites. Some of these have consisted of feature articles or blogs utilizing carefully placed keywords for search engine optimization. Other website content has simply incorporated specific keywords into the basic web pages such as "About Us" and "Services."


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