Kalan Chapman

Freelance Book Writer & Editor

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Location:Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Website: http://www.kalanlchapman.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kalanchapman
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Kalan L. Chapman
6382 S. 80th E. Avenue - H
Tulsa, OK 74133
U.S. Citizen
Phone: (918) 457-6852 • Email: kalanchapman@hotmail.com


SPECIAL SKILLS
• Member of the Oklahoma Bar
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
• Trained in Westlaw, CCH, Lexis
• Proficient in web-based server applications used for client interactions
• Trained in Corel Quattro Pro
• Trained in Raiser’s Edge
• Specializing in Oil and Gas, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Software

EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF TULSA Tulsa, OK
Juris Doctorate (J.D.) December 2007
Cumulative GPA 2.85
International Law and Mediation Emphasis

OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, summa *** laude Stillwater, OK
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology May 2005
Overall GPA 3.95
Minor: Speech Communications

WORK EXPERIENCE

Brown Mackie College Tulsa, OK
September 2009-
Professor
• Speech
• Composition
• Legal Research
• Legal Writing
• Criminal Justice
• Responsible for creating curriculum, instruction, grading, etc.

HoganTaylor LLP Tulsa, OK
SALT-Tulsa March 2010- Present
Senior Associate
• Research, write, review and edit memos on new law and regulatory developments regarding tax compliance in areas of Oil and Gas, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Software
• Research, analyze and update databases regarding regulatory and law developments and changes
• Utilize electronic legal resources; CCH, Westlaw, Lexis
• Analyze and advise clients on legal compliance issues
• Contract review and summarization
• Advise on mergers and acquisitions on contractual structure
• Represent clients in tax dispute matters
• Create and present presentations on multiple topics using various mediums
• Educate Junior Associates on legal developments

KPMG LLP Tulsa, OK
SALT-Tulsa December 2007- March 2010
Senior Associate
• Conduct sales calls and visits, both cold calls and working relationships
• Develop new relationships with Tulsa area potential clients
• Research, write, review and edit memos on new law and regulatory developments regarding tax compliance in areas of Oil and Gas, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Software
• Research, analyze and update databases regarding regulatory and law developments and changes
• Utilize electronic legal resources; CCH, Westlaw, Lexis
• Analyze and advise clients on legal compliance issues
• Contract review and summarization
• Represent clients in tax dispute matters
• Create and present presentations on multiple topics using various mediums
• Educate Junior Associates on legal developments

TULSA COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE Tulsa, OK
CIVIL DIVISION May 2007-December 2007
Legal Intern
• Interview clients and maintain client relations
• Maintain and update minutes for over 200 cases
• Research and write legal memos and briefs
• Create correspondence with attorneys
• Organize and summarize case files
• Review and edit documents for attorney signatures

FINISH LINE FUELS TULSA, OK
Contract Representative May 2004-May 2006
• Delegated Responsibilities
• Met frequent deadlines, performed under tight schedules
• Negotiated contracts
• Resolved inquiries with customer satisfaction skills
• Communicated frequently with fuel suppliers to discuss tax rates and online invoicing

ACTIVITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS
• Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
o OBA # 21949
• Tulsa County Bar Association, Member
• American Bar Association, Member
• University of Tulsa, College of Law Alumni Association, Member
• Junior League of Tulsa, Member
• Candidates Editor, Tulsa Journal of International and Comparative Law (TJICL), 2007
• CALI Award for Excellence, Intellectual Property, 2007
• Oklahoma Family Law Student of the Year Nominee, 2007
• Tulsa County Early Settlement Mediation Volunteer
• 2005-2006 University of Tulsa College of Law Scholarship Recipient
• University of Tulsa, College of Law, Study Abroad Participant, Geneva Program
• Oklahoma State University Alumni Association, Member
• Oklahoma State University Daily O-Collegian, Contributing Writer
• Oklahoma State University, Arts and Sciences Student Council Member
• Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Member
Skills (2) Rating
Book Writing
Editing