Resume

Education

The University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism – College Park, Md.
Master of Journalism, May 2013
GPA: 3.77; Eleanor Merrill Fellow, 2012-2013

Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law – Dallas, Texas
Juris Doctor, May 2006
GPA: 3.139; Study abroad in India, Summer 2004

The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business – Austin, Texas
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, May 2003
GPA: 3.62; University Honors Graduate

Journalism Experience

Capital News Service – College Park, Md.
Reporter, January 2013 – present
Cover gun control legislation in Md. and crime in Prince George’s County
Create and design multimedia news content, including social media, for CNS website

Main Justice – Washington, D.C.
Intern, September 2012 – December 2012
Researched and wrote on news involving the U.S. Department of Justice.
Created a database for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases.

Montgomery County and Prince George’s County Sentinels – Rockville, Md.
Freelance Writer, June 2012 – August 2012
Wrote articles for county weekly publications on topics from to politics to pop culture.
Published seven articles in seven weeks for both publications.

Legal Experience

Compliance, LP & Hudson, LP – Washington, D.C.
Contract Attorney, September 2011 – June 2013
Reviewed documents in antitrust, litigation and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases.

Dallas County Criminal District Attorney’s Office – Dallas, Texas
Assistant District Attorney, July 2007 – January 2011
Prosecuted felony and misdemeanor jury trials and appeared daily in court.

William L. Wolf, P.C. – Dallas, Texas
Associate Attorney, November 2006 – June 2007
Researched and drafted motions and conducted discovery in civil litigation matters.

Associations, Skills & Interests

  • Licensed by the State Bar of Texas, November 2006 and D.C. Bar, June 2012
  • Can speak, read and write Hindi – Grew up in a bilingual household and completed two years collegiate study
  • Proficient in Adobe PhotoShop, Final Cut Express, Sound Cloud and basic html
  • Hobbies include running, comedy writing and stand-up comedy
  • Junior League of Washington, D.C., active member since 2011