My name is Anthony Borrero. I saw the virtual legal assistant job posted in the Allegheny County bar association. I am a Criminal defense attorney and work for the Public Defender's Office in Allegheny County. Below is my resume. The position looks interesting to me. I have been looking for a part time job and the legal assistant position is something I could definitely do.
Anthony J. Borrero
Admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, April, 2003
Law Office of the Public Defender, Allegheny County
Represent indigent criminal defendants at trial and ACT 33 decertification hearings.
Kaplan Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1/04-1/09
Evening instructor for criminal law, Constitutional law, Victimology, Juvenile Law, and Psychology.
Behrend & Ernsberger, P.C., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 04/00-12/02
Conducted extensive legal research, wrote and filed legal documents, organized discovery documents in medical malpractice cases, drafted correspondence, interviewed clients in preparation for trial. Provided assistance to primary counsel on a Medical Malpractice case.
St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 09/98-09/99
Managed and provided therapy for Mental Health Clients in the Bloomfield area. Established treatment plans.
Personal Touch, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 05/97-12/97
Provided individual therapy for Mental Health Clients in their homes.
Psychiatrix, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 12/93-09/99
Conducted family and individual therapy. Established and managed a program for elderly clients suffering dementia and other organic disorders. This involved visiting nursing homes in the South Hills area.
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Juris Doctor, Graduated May 2002.
Summer Family Law Intern with Judge Kaplan, 2000
Conducted client interviews, case development, and legal research. Assisted with pro-bono representation on custody and termination of parental rights by assisting clients with motion and proceedings.
Juvenile Court Project, Spring 2001
Gathered and analyzed case law on termination of parental rights.
Health Law Clinic, Fall 2001
Represented indigent clients in Social Security Administration Hearings. Conducted client interviews. Gathered and analyzed medical records. Developed cases, researched, and wrote corresponding briefs supporting clients’ claims. Participated in Moot Court at the end of the clinic.
Environmental Law Clinic, Spring 2002
Assisted with representation on Environmental law matters.
University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Master of Social Work, 1998
Family Therapy Internship with North Hills Youth Ministry.
Learned and conducted family therapy.
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Master of Psychology, 1990
Internship at McKeesport Hospital’s psychiatric unit.
Conducted individual and group therapy. Administered and analyzed the WAIS-R and Bender-Gestalt.
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, London, England
Theatre, 1987. Played the role of King Lear in the school production.
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre), 1986
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