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Lessons offered by JESSICA
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • History
  • Political science
  • Civic education
  • Politics
  • Social Studies
  • International relations
Levels
  • All Levels

Law graduate offering American history, political science, and international relations lessons with 3 years teaching experience.

Methodology

My teaching method focus on the academic needs of students. Facilitating a stimulating learning space for students is imperative to academic growth. I strive to help my students to achieve their academic goals by ensuring that they acquire the learning tools to improve their academic performance.

Background

I am a former educator who have tutored students in U.S. History and Government and International Relations. Previously, I was an adjunct professor in Political Science and History for three years. As a law graduate, I have extensive professional and academic experience in law.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Lessons offered by JESSICA
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • History
  • Political science
  • Civic education
  • Politics
  • Social Studies
  • International relations
Levels
  • All Levels

JESSICA's resume

Bineham & Gillen, PLLC, San Antonio, Texas
Family Law Intern, January 2019-August 2020
• Drafted client letters; filed motions to amend child support, for temporary custody and divorce
• Performed legal research
• Composed negotiation agreements

St. Mary’s University Center for Legal and Social Justice, San Antonio, Texas
Student Attorney, Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, August 2018-December 2018
• Interviewed and represented clients in immigration matters
• Conducted case law and country conditions research, drafted letters, motions, asylum declaration, and pre-hearing brief
• Achievement: My client prevailed in a deportation proceeding

St. Mary’s University Center for Legal and Social Justice, San Antonio, Texas
Student Attorney, Criminal Law Clinic, Summer 2018
• Interviewed and represent clients in criminal matters
• Investigated claims; negotiate with opposing counsel
• Researched cases and statutes relevant to the case
• Achievement: Helped my client to prevail in a juvenile proceeding

Texas Children’s Hospital, The Hay Center, DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Alternative Spring Break Legal Intern, March 2018
• Assisted attorneys advising individuals in need of legal help for guardianship and other legal matters; conducted mock interviews with foster youth to prepare them for seeking employment; and gathered information about veterans’ legal concerns regarding child custody, estate planning, and VA benefits

Essex Community College, Newark, New Jersey
Adjunct Professor, May 2013-August 2016
• Lectured courses in U.S. Political Science and History
• Conducted investigative research on U.S. governance and history

Sylvan Learning Center, Caldwell, New Jersey
Tutor, January 2013-May 2015
• Assisted students with homework and writing assignments
• Tutored high school and college students in U.S. and World History, and Political Science
• Award: Tutor of the Year, 2014

EDUCATION
St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 2019
Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey
Master of Arts in Political Science, May 2013
College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, New Jersey
Bachelor of Arts, Major: Legal Studies; Minor: Political Science, December 2009




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