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Donnie Adkins

Entrepreneur

Las Vegas, NV

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I'm a hard worker who would like to obtain a fun and interesting job working in Las Vegas this summer.

Work Experience

Chief-of-Staff/ General Counsel

West Virginia Senate Republican Caucus
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Charleston, WV
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January 2007 to March 2012

* managed staff and interns 
* drafted legislation  
* drafted amendments  
* advised the West Virginia Senate Republican caucus regarding policy 
* answered legal questions 
* worked with lobbyists and constituents 
* worked with state agencies, Members of the Legislature and Legislative staff

Associate Attorney

Dinsmore & Shohl, Energy Law
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Charleston, WV
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2009 to 2011

*worked with clients and partners to develop strategies on cases 
*drafted memos, pleadings and briefs 
*completed various research and writing projects

Associate Attorney

Jackson Kelly, Energy Law
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Charleston, WV
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2007 to 2009

*worked with clients and partners to develop strategies on cases 
*drafted memos, pleadings and briefs 
*completed various research and writing projects

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito's Office
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Washington, DC
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2005 to 2006

* attended Congressional policy and process training courses 
* drafted legislation 
* drafted amendments 
* advised Member of Congress regarding policy issues 
* answered legal questions 
* worked with lobbyists and constituents 
* worked with federal agencies and staff from other Congressional offices

Education

L.L.M. in Law & Government

American University -
Washington, DC

2006

J.D./M.A. in Law/Political Science

West Virginia University -
Morgantown, WV

January 2004

B.A. in History, Minor- Political Science

West Virginia University -
Morgantown, WV

1999