Résumé

Employment

Glasheen, Valles & Inderman – Director of Online Marketing, FAA-Licensed Remote Pilot – June 2015 to Present

  • Maintained firm’s web site
  • Maintained firm’s social media accounts
  • Managed buying online and digital advertisements
  • Photographed accident scenes with unmanned aerial system

Byrd & Associates – Associate Attorney – September 2012 to June 2013

  • Civil litigation defense work, primarily auto accidents, homeowners’ claims, and agricultural claims
  • Handled caseload of approximately twenty-five clients by efficiently managing time and priorities
  • Met with clients and took depositions of opposing parties, clients, and witnesses
  • Researched complex litigation issues and wrote briefs to partners
  • Negotiated settlements of multiple cases by working cooperatively and professionally with opposing counsel
  • Sat second chair on four trials, successfully argued a motion for directed verdict, and successfully defended the court’s granting of said motion on appeal
  • Conducted several friendly suit prove-up hearings
  • Conducted site inspections and aided in accident reconstructions and vehicle inspections

Glasheen, Valles & Inderman, L.L.P. – Law Clerk – May 2010 to May 2012

  • Drafted petitions, demand letters, motions, briefs, and memos
  • Researched legal issues including insurance claims, venue, and liability
  • Observed depositions, mediations, case meetings, and court hearings

Glasheen & Valles, L.L.P. – Runner/AV Assistant – 2006 to 2007

  • Filmed and edited depositions, and prepared media for mock trials and trials
  • Took documents to and from the office, courthouse, and clients

Education

Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas, United States
Juris Doctor – May 2012
Admitted to the State Bar of Texas – November 2012

La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Studied law on exchange – February 2011 to June 2011
Finished academic requirements – July 2013 to November 2014

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States
Bachelor of Arts – May 2009
Major: Electronic Media & Communications
Minors: Mathematics and Computer Science

Honors and Organizations

Texas Trial Lawyers Association – October 2015–Present

State Bar of Texas – November 2012–Present

Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association – August 2014–Present, Director 2017–present

Lubbock Area Bar Association – July 2014–Present

Volunteer Center of Lubbock – Director 2017–2019; Vice President 2018

Boy Scout Troop 157 – 2004–2012
Assistant Scout Master – taught merit badges and rank advancements and mentored scouts

First-Year Mock Trial Quarter-Finalist – 2009

Texas Tech University Advertising Team – 2008–2009
Creative Team Member – developed advertising campaign for The Century Council to fight binge drinking
Placed 1st at District competition and 6th at Nationals
Won two Gold Lubbock ADDYs and two Silver Regional ADDYs