Cynthia Song

Freelance Legal Translator & Translator

Location:Portland, Oregon, United States
2 Skills
9106 SW Soprano Ln, Portland, OR 97225
734.474-4144 (c)

BAR Admitted to the State Bar of Oregon in May 2011
ADMISSION Admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in January 2009

EXPERIENCE Volunteer Attorney
Central City Concern (CCC) 6/11– Current
?Legal research on Fair Housing, Landlord-Tenant Law, Employment Discrimination,
Contracts, Health Care Law, Torts, and Criminal Law
?Drafting legal memoranda informing CCC of the research gathered

Contract Attorney
E.I. Du Pont de Nemours Co. v. Kolon Industries, Inc. 2/10 – 7/10
? Analyzed and prioritized 50,000+ documents during discovery Troy, MI
? Reviewed and revised the work of 15 first level document reviewers
? Created deposition files for key witnesses for in-house counsel

Assistant Director 10/09 – 1/10
TBS English FM Broadcasting Seoul, Korea
? Coordinated guests’ schedules, recordings, secured sponsors, alongside administrative
oversight of a radio program for expatriates in Korea

Law Clerk 11/08 – 9/09
Legal Services of South Central Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
? Drafted legal memorandum, motions, and briefs for state and federal benefits, housing,
consumer, and family law cases
? Fostered functional and trusted relationships with clients
? Prevented benefit interruptions by meeting DHS/HUD case workers to resolve
discrepancies in clients’ file
? Represented clients in eviction and Social Security proceedings with successful

Summer Intern 8/08 - 9/08
Law Offices of Choi & Kim Seoul, Korea
?Researched and wrote briefs in the areas of maritime, securities fraud, insurance,
and international trade law
?Drafted client letters, correspondence with opposing counsel, settlement offers, notices
of pre-judgment attachment and ship arrest orders

Research Assistant 9/07 - 1/08
Professor James Parry Eyster, Ave Maria School of Law Ann Arbor, MI
? Researched and summarized immigration law issues
? Edited and footnoted law journal articles

Legal Intern 6/07 - 8/07
Office of International Legislative Cooperation Seoul, Korea
Ministry of Government Legislation of the Republic of Korea
? Conducted a written comparative study of Korean and U.S. business organization law
and led daily meetings explaining findings to government officials
? Authored “Introduction to U.S. Corporate Law” for the World Laws Information Center
? Received Certificate of Appreciation

Legal Intern 1/07 - 5/07
Ave Maria School of Law Immigrant Rights and Asylum Clinic Ann Arbor, MI
? Represented individuals at Asylum/Withholding of Removal proceedings
? Assisted clients in preparing various Department of Homeland Security forms

EDUCATION Ave Maria School of Law Ann Arbor, MI
Juris Doctor, May 2008
Treasurer, St. Francis Cabrini Immigration Law Society

Fordham-SKKU Summer Institute of International Law 2007 Seoul, Korea
Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Foreign Investment
in a Global Era.

Sungkyunkwan University, College of Law Seoul, Korea
LL.B (Bachelor of Laws), February 2005
Student Director, Danbi Rural Relief Construction Committee
Student Leader, Sungkyunkwan University Agricultural Relief Program

LANGUAGE Fluent in Korean
Skills (2) Rating
Legal Translation