Prior to obtaining a job in the legal field I worked in Human Resources for a security & guest service company servicing the needs of M&T Bank Stadium and the Baltimore Ravens.
In my second year of law school I was asked to become a paralegal at the firm of Scurti, Meiselman & Bledsoe working in the field of bankruptcy. I worked with SM&B for approximately 10 months and then accompanied Mr. Scurti to Pessin Katz Law, P.A. to continue on as his bankruptcy paralegal.
I worked at PK Law for 2 years while completing my law degree in the evening. Upon completion of my law degree I studied for and successfully completed the Maryland State Bar Exam and then clerked for a Maryland Bankruptcy Judge.
In September 2010 I came back onboard with PK Law, P.A. as an Associate in the Business Services Department. I am a member of the Baltimore County Bar Association & an active participant in their Young Lawyers Committee.
I am an avid supporter and advocate for my undergraduate alma mater Frostburg State University and participate with their alumni association whenever possible. In addition, I am active with my sorority, Alpha Sigma Alpha, which I find to be a great avenue for community volunteer opportunities and a way to network and cultivate relationships with other professional females.
In my spare time I also enjoy watching sports, reading, traveling and spending time with my husband and daughter.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 20 In Their Twenties||The Daily Record||2012|
|2011 Leading Women (1 of 46)||The Daily Record||2011|
|Attorney||Pessin Katz Law, P.A.||2010 - 2014|
|Law Clerk-Chambers of Hon. Judge Nancy V. Alquist||US Bankruptcy Court District of Maryland||2010 - 2010|
|Bankruptcy Paralegal/Law Clerk||Hodes, Pessin & Katz, P.A.||2007 - 2010|
|Law Clerk/Paralegal||Scurti, Meiselman & Bledsoe||2007 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority||Member||2010 - Present|
|Charm City Alumni Group of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority||Member||2010 - Present|
|Frostburg State University Alumni Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Baltimore County Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Adoption||Final Judgment of Adoption|
|Bankruptcy||Chapter 13 Discharge pending|
|Chapter 7 Bankruptcy||Chapter 7 Discharge|
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|The Maryland Bar Journal||Bankruptcy Considerations in Family Law Practice (as co-author)||2013|
|Baltimore County Bar Assoc. "The Advocate"||Grouponing for Lawyers-Follow Up (pg. 10)||2012|
|"The Advocate" Baltimore County Bar Association member newsletter||Grouponing for Lawyers-page 13||2011|
|Baltimore County Bar Association "The Advocate" (pg. 16)||Maryland Homestead Exemptions for Bankruptcy Debtors||2010|
|University of Baltimore School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Frostburg State University||Political Science||B.S.||2005|
|BVU Volunteer Central Lunch & Learn||Demystifying the Millennial Volunteer||2012|
|Bankruptcy Basics||Chapter 7 Bankruptcy||2012|
|Leadership series||Overcoming personal obstacles in your life||2011|
|Bankruptcy Basics||Chapter 7 Bankruptcy||2011|
|Leadership Series||Overcoming personal obstacles in your life||2010|
|Career Day Expo-Political Science Dept.||All About My Career||2010|
|National Adoption Day-Baltimore County, MD||My personal experience being adopted from the foster care system||2008|
|Career Day Expo-Political Science Dept.||All About My Career||2005|