• Proficient in LexisNexis/Westlaw/Bloomberg/HeinOnline
• Proficient in Criminal Law and Environmental Law
• Proficient in writing technical and non-technical academic papers and articles
• Knowledge of common referencing styles such as APA and MLA
• Comprehensive Editing and Proofreading
• Core competencies include Legal Research and Writing/Copy Writing/Articles/Blogs
Rebecca is interested in the intersection of law, criminology, and psychology - notably, therapeutic jurisprudence, alternative sentencing, mental illness and the criminal justice system, civil commitment of sex offenders, and comparative law.
Researched childhood sexual abuse and forensic interviewing of victims of childhood trauma; developed community education materials on parenting and sexual and physical abuse; participated in the construction of the test bank for an online supplemental learning system called Learning Curve for Worth Publishers
Researched and wrote independent thesis exam on prosecutorial misconduct in U.S. courts
Excelled in Environmental Law, Toxic Torts, Criminal Law, and Civil Procedure
Rebecca has past legal industry experience, including: drafting briefs, motions, petitions, and other court filings for over 800 clients with a criminal record seeking post-conviction relief; writing blog posts on law and policy for law firm websites; conducting a survey of opinions and tax court decisions on the ethics of advising the marijuana industry; and performed archival research on the history and ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment.
Rebecca has experience coordinating information exchange and resource sharing between community-based organizations, non-profit organizations, government agencies, law enforcement, and the community. Identify local, state, and federal funding sources for community agencies.
Rebecca has worked in the government analyzing data highlighting the vision and priorities of the local community used to support policy recommendations for the Mayor and City Council on gang prevention and intervention and diversion and suppression methods.
Rebecca has experience blogging for law firm websites. Previous blog topics include: post-conviction relief, medical malpractice, property law, toxic torts, insurance, and more.
As a Ghostwriter, Rebecca has provided product descriptions and reviews for major online marketplaces.