Recently certified bookkeeping professional with prior experience as a legal editor and attorney for the U.S. Army. Eager to return to work after a career break during which she kept her skills sharp through community leadership roles and short-term editing and other paid assignments.
Completed in June 2021 intensive,15-week Accounting for Small Business Certificate Program through Merrimack College, including training in general accounting principles, Excel, QuickBooks, and managerial accounting.
Served as Editor at LexisNexis and National Legal Research Group (1999-2001). Analyzed federal and state court opinions for legal rulings, prepared case law summaries, and updated legal research materials for publication.
As an Attorney/JAG Officer for the U.S. Army (1993-1999), provided legal guidance to soldiers, advised commanders, prepared legal opinions and adverse administrative actions, and acted as prosecutor at courts-martial. Appointed as Assistant U.S. Attorney to prosecute civilians who committed crimes on Army post.
Proficient in MS Office Suite, including Intermediate Excel. Basic proficiency in QuickBooks. Proficient in both Windows and Mac operating systems.
J.D. (summa cum laude), Southern Illinois University and B.S., Finance, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Small Business Accounting Certificate, Merrimack College, 2021.