Jocelyn Steele

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EDUCATION

University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia    
2013 Juris Doctor Graduate
•    Winner and Best Oralist Award, 2011 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition
•    Finalist, 2012 Talmadge Moot Court Competition
•    UGA Moot Court Member

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia                                            
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, May 2002
•    Concentration in Broadcast News
•    Graduated magna cum laude with Honors

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Television News Anchor       
February 2014-November 2014
WCSC-TV 
Charleston, South Carolina
•    Anchors weekend morning newscasts.
•    Develops story ideas and generates media contacts.
•    Writes and prepares news scripts.
•    Represents station at community events.  

Attorney 
September 2013-February 2014
Young Clement Rivers LLP
Charleston, South Carolina
•    Communicated with clients and opposing counsel.
•    Drafted Appellant and Respondent legal briefs.
•    Conducted legal research.
•    Attended depositions and mediations.

Law Clerk
May 2012-August 2012
Young Clement Rivers LLP 
Charleston, South Carolina
•    Drafted memoranda of law.
•    Drafted motions for summary judgment and motions to strike experts.
•    Conducted research.
•    Attended depositions and mediations.

Student Intern
January 2012-May 2012
UGA School of Law Special Education Practicum 
Athens, Georgia
•    Conducted client interviews.
•    Attended individualized education plan meetings.
•    Drafted memoranda of law.

Legal Intern
July 2011-August 2011
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Atlanta, Georgia    
•    Researched case law for pending EEOC complaints.
•    Drafted memoranda of law.

Legal Intern   
May 2011-July 2011
The Coca-Cola Company  
Atlanta, Georgia
•    Drafted on-premise and vending contracts for schools and universities.
•    Conducted legal research and drafted memoranda of law.
•    Ensured company employee policies did not violate new state legislation.
•    Researched foreign corporation qualifications for Mergers and Acquisitions.
•    Developed talking points and fact sheets for human resources managers and company employees based on new state legislation.
•    Collaborated with other interns to develop a final presentation concerning the acquisition of a company.

Career Services Associate 
July 2009-July 2010
Virginia College
Augusta, Georgia
•    Conducted research pertaining to job availability and hiring needs.
•    Generated job leads for students with area employers.
•    Provided students with career counseling and guidance concerning long-term goals.
•    Assisted students with resume and cover letter preparation.
•    Conducted life skills and job readiness workshops.

Contributing Editor 
January 2008-August 2010
IMARA Woman Magazine 
Columbia, South Carolina    
•    Researched and developed magazine article ideas that addressed interests and needs of magazine’s demographic.
•    Conducted interviews and wrote articles on topics including politics, health, education and economics.

Television News Reporter/Anchor
May 2004-November 2008
WLTX-TV 
Columbia, South Carolina
•    Anchored morning, noon and evening newscasts on a fill-in basis.
•    Generated daily story ideas and contacts.
•    Conducted interviews with city leaders as the City Government Reporter.
•    Wrote stories and performed breaking news live shots on newscasts.
•    Served as host of the “Restaurant Report Card” series that featured new restaurants and reported inspection grades from state official.

Licensure

South Carolina Bar



Jocelyn Steele

 Washington, DC

jocelynmsteele@gmail.com
(706) 627 - 4073


 

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