North Carolina Central Law Review

Articles Editor

March 2023 – Present

  • Manage a team of 18, providing mentorship, guidance, and coaching.
  • Conduct a comprehensive review and evaluation of the 200+ articles submitted for publication consideration.
  • Edit selected articles in accordance with Bluebook style to improve readability, maintain style and formatting, and ensure accuracy and completeness of content.

Staff Editor

August 2022 – March 2023

  • Reviewed and evaluated submitted materials for publication.
  • Edited articles and case notes to enhance readability and maintain a consistent writing style.
  • Ensured all content adhered to Bluebook rules by conducting thorough proofreading for proper spelling and grammar.
  • Collaborated with team members to achieve timely publication of materials.

Red Hat, Inc.

Trademark and Copyright Intern

May 2023 – August 2023

Supervising attorney: Kristin Anderson Borths

Email: [email protected]

  • Performed trademark clearance searches.
  • Drafted cease and desist letters as well as responses to third-party demand letters.
  • Monitored copyright and trademark compliance by third parties and investigated potential infringements.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams, such as marketing and product development, to provide guidance on IP matters.
  • Advised manager on solutions to assigned legal issues after conducting thorough research.
  • Drafted and revised trademark guidelines for open-source projects and communities.
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Roupas Law Firm, PLLC

Summer Associate

May 2022 – August 2022

Supervising attorney: Thomas F. Roupas Jr.

Phone: (336) 272-7272

  • Conducted legal research and analysis on state and federal statutory and case law for family law and civil litigation cases.
  • Assisted with pre-trial discovery, including drafting interrogatories, document review, and document preparation for trial.
  • Drafted various legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and settlement agreements in support of civil litigation cases.

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Staples

Print and Marketing Associate

January 2021 – August 2021

Manager: Beth Nyce (General Manager) / Scott Hite (Assistant General Manager) / Cathy Morrison (Department Supervisor)

Phone: (336) 629-2235

  • Provided exceptional customer service to both retail and business customers by multitasking between various tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Collaborated with the Print and Marketing team to ensure the timely completion of projects, consistently meeting deadlines and completing projects under budget by utilizing effective project management skills.
  • Conducted marketing and sales activities to promote the store’s services and products to potential business customers, increasing sales and revenue for the department.
  • Maintained the department’s highest customer satisfaction rating by building strong relationships with customers and providing knowledgeable and helpful assistance.

Carolina Week / UNC Media Hub

Multimedia Journalist

January 2020 – May 2021

Manager: Dr. Lynn Owens / C.A. Tuggle

Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

  • Produced over 20 news stories for media outlets such as WRAL and 97.9 WCHL, reaching an audience of over 6 million.
  • Managed and prioritized interviewing, research, fact-checking, and deadlines in a fast-paced news environment.
  • Translated legal concepts into accessible narratives to convey intricate information to diverse audiences.

UNC Football Team

Film Manager

March 2018 – May 2021

Manager: Christopher Luke

Email: [email protected]

  • Coordinated all video-related logistics for both home and away games.
  • Maintained effective communication with coaches and department coworkers, ensuring clear expectations.
  • Served as the primary point of contact for visiting team staff, promoting positive relationships between teams.

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Carolina Union

Audio/Visual Team Lead

August 2017 – May 2021

Manager: Zenik Hite

Email: [email protected]

  • Communicated with clients to discuss their vision and requirements for their events, demonstrating excellent interpersonal and customer service skills to ensure complete satisfaction.
  • Collaborated with the Chancellor’s Office and other VIPs to host events, providing impeccable service and exceeding expectations to ensure repeat business and positive word-of-mouth referrals.
  • Developed and implemented innovative and cost-effective off-site venue procedures, streamlining the event setup process and increasing efficiency, reducing costs and time required for setup and takedown.
  • Managed audio/visual projects from conception to completion, utilizing project management skills to develop project plans, manage resources, track progress, and resolve issues, delivering high-quality results on time and within budget.

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Carolina Connection Radio Show (97.9 WCHL)

Reporter

August 2019 – January 2020

Manager: Adam Hochberg

Email: [email protected]

  • Produced weekly radio news stories, demonstrating exceptional writing, editing, and broadcasting skills to create informative and engaging content for listeners.
  • Conducted in-depth research and interviews to gather information on a wide range of topics, including politics, education, sports, and local events, to develop engaging radio news stories for a weekly broadcast.
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail and adherence to journalistic standards, including accuracy, fairness, and objectivity, in all aspects of the reporting process, ensuring the integrity and credibility of the news stories produced.
  • Managed and prioritized multiple tasks and deadlines effectively, demonstrating strong organizational skills and the ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

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Victory Junction

Media Intern (Marketing Department)

June 2019 – August 2019

Manager: John Barnett

Email: [email protected]

  • Collaborated with the marketing and development teams to capture high-quality photographs and videos of camp activities and events to be used for promotional and fundraising purposes.
  • Developed an in-depth understanding of photography and videography techniques for commercial use, including lighting, composition, and editing.
  • Demonstrated exceptional attention to detail and creativity in fulfilling the teams’ visions for various projects.
  • Fostered a supportive and inclusive environment while working closely with children with disabilities and their families, gaining valuable experience in disability advocacy and community outreach.

Intern (Volunteer Department)

May 2018 – August 2018

Manager: Claire Rutan

Email: [email protected]

  • Coordinated transportation logistics for volunteers and ensured the well-being of campers by providing supplies and backup activities.
  • Assisted the Development Team with various tasks related to community outreach, advocacy, and fundraising initiatives.
  • Fostered a supportive and inclusive environment while working closely with children with disabilities and their families, gaining valuable experience in disability advocacy, community outreach, and nonprofit management.
  • Developed strong interpersonal skills through communication with volunteers, campers, and their families.