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Vanessa Alsobrooks

Student Attorney - University of Mississippi Low Income Housing Clinic

Memphis, TN

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Work Experience

Student Attorney

University of Mississippi Low Income Housing Clinic
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January 2013 to May 2013

• Completed Intake Forms on potential clients and input client data into Clio software system 
• Conducted interviews with clients in order to develop a legal action plan for representation 
• Researched legal issues relating to the Fair Housing Act and reasonable accommodations 
• Drafted Motions, Pleadings, Orders, and other legal documents for litigation 
• Negotiated sale of land on behalf of an estate

Student Volunteer

Rural Legal Services
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North, Mississippi, US
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August 2012 to December 2012

• Completed Intake Forms on potential clients and input client data into Clients software system 
• Conducted phone interviews with clients in order to complete Form 433F as required by the Internal Revenue Service to place clients into Currently Non Collectable Status

Summer Clerk

McGehee, McGehee, & Torrey
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Meadville, MS
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June 2012 to August 2012

Contract Worker, Fall 2012-present 
• Drafted legal documents including motions, pleadings and orders for litigation and estates 
• Drafted Corporate Minutes for corporate clients 
• Drafted employee policies for corporate clients including a county hospital and a county school district 
• Researched legal issues on Westlaw and Case Maker

Conference Assistant

University of Mississippi, University
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June 2011 to August 2011

• Assisted camps and conference attendees with check in and check out at University facilities 
• Ensured attendees' compliance with residence hall policies 
• Served as a liaison between attendees and the University

Resident Assistant, Martin Hall and Northgate Apartments

University of Mississippi, University
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August 2007 to May 2011

Student Housing and Residence Life August 2007-May 2011 
• Enforced rules and regulations to ensure the smooth and orderly operation of residence hall 
• Recommended disciplinary and corrective actions 
• Developed and maintained professional relationships with residents

Education

Juris Doctor

University of Mississippi

2010 to 2013

Bachelor of Business Administration

University of Mississippi

2006 to 2010

MS

University of Mississippi Law School

Skills

Legal Research and Writing, Office Management

Awards

Martin Hall: Resident Assistant of the Year 2008

April 2008

Named Resident Assistant of the Year for the staff of 10 Resident Assistants in Martin Hall at the University of Mississippi

Martin Hall: Team Member of the Year 2009

April 2009

Named Team Member of the year for the staff of 10 Resident Assistants in Martin Hall at the University of Mississippi

The Department of Student Housing and Residence Life: Academic Excellence Award 2010

April 2010

Received the Academic Excellence Award for the Department of Student Housing and Residence Life at the University of Mississippi

Northgate Hall: Leading Star 2011

April 2011

Named Leading Star for the staff of 3 Resident Assistance in Northgate Apartments at the University of Mississippi

Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges

January 2010

Named to Who's Who in American University and Colleges

Groups

Phi Delta Phi

January 2011 to Present

International Legal Honor Society

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

January 2010

Honor Society

Publications

Student Engagement at the University of Mississippi

May 2010

Senior Thesis for the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi

Additional Information

Activities  
Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College 
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