• Proficient in LexisNexis/Westlaw/Bloomberg/HeinOnline
• Proficient in Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Corporate Law and Tort Law
• Proficient in Writing Academic-Style Papers and Articles
• Knowledge of Common Reference Styles (APA, 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, including 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
Rebecca researched and wrote an independent thesis exam on prosecutorial misconduct in state courts.
Rebecca excelled in the following classes: securities regulation, federal income taxation, environmental law, toxic torts, criminal law and civil procedure (complete list not provided).
Rebecca has five years of legal industry experience, including: (1) two years as a law clerk drafting briefs, motions, petitions and other court filings for over 800 clients seeking post-conviction relief; (2) three years as a legal content writer and editor drafting blog posts on medicinal marijuana, personal injury, criminal law and medical malpractice for law firm websites; (3) two years as a research assistant conducting a survey of opinions and tax court decisions on the ethics of advising the marijuana industry for a public presentation; and (4) and one year as a research assistant conducting archival research on the ratification history of the Seventeenth Amendment.
Rebecca has two years of experience coordinating information exchange and resource sharing between community-based organizations, non-profit organizations, government agencies, law enforcement and the community. To do this, she analyzed data highlighting the priorities of the local community, and then, synthesized the information into a report used to support policy recommendations for the Mayor and City Council on gang prevention and intervention and diversion and suppression methods.
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, including eBay and StubHub.