Emily S
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Experience in both the legal field as well as wedding planning and organization

I am a recent graduate from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours, majoring in History.  Since graduation I have worked in a prominent law firm as a legal clerk and am very familiar with the terminology as well as getting records from hospitals, police records, schools etc… In addition to this, i also have experience as a wedding planning assistant in which i used used my multi tasting and time management skills to effectively coordinate venues and vendors as well as communication with the bridal parties. My unique skillset gives me the unique background and experience to excel in any professional environment whether it be communicating with people using my superior language skills or finding quick solutions to any issue that may arise.


Immigration Law Intern

  •  Sen International
  •  May 2018 - Jul 2018

• Attended meetings with prospective clients to provide analytical and administrative support to potential immigration cases.
• Applied understanding of international law and immigration issues to determine clients' eligibility for various immigration programs, including global investors.
• Translated documents between French and Turkish to ensure they met quality standards for immigration requirements.

Curatorial Assistant

  •  Museum of Healthcare, Kingston
  •  Apr 2016 - Dec 2018

• Learned archival skills and helped organize donations.
• Assisted with the planning and execution of events including a Remembrance Day exhibit and booth.
• Assisted with research, special projects, events, and database management.
• Assisted with the marketing of the space-rental program via the web, print material, etc.

Passport Clerk

  •  Embassy of Turkey, Ottawa
  •  Jun 2019 - Aug 2019

• Provided guidance and responded to questions from clients seeking information and services from the Embassy.
• Interacted with clients and Embassy staff to ensure proper triaging of requests
• Organized documentation, including passports, to ensure timely appropriate responses to requests.
• Worked on public relations topics, including research and analysis to inform Embassy staff on key issues.
• At the request of the Ambassador, wrote and gave a speech to over 20 delegates and 100 civilians to honour Turkish veterans in a Turkish Remembrance Day event.

Assistant Wedding Planner

  •  Blush and Bowties
  •  Apr 2021 - Jul 2021

• Planned parts of the event as the date, location, catering, and transportation.
• Reviewed invoices and facilitate payments for clients using excel spreadsheets.
• Ensured that everything went smoothly by quickly addressing and finding solutions to any issues that may arise.

Law Clerk

  •  Diamond and Diamond Lawyers
  •  Aug 2021 - Dec 2021

• Quickly learned and expanded my knowledge on software and databases used.
• Worked under tight timelines while being very detail oriented.
• Drafted and edited formal letters including court letters, letters to clients and letters to opposing council.
• Corresponded with clients as a point of contact.
• Made and requested payments in a timely and cost-efficient manner.
• Worked as a team player as well individually without supervision.

Virtual Case Manager

  •  Arbitration Place
  •  Mar 2022 - Present

• Ensured a smooth proceeding during court matters including mediations, discoveries, and trials.
• Troubleshot technical issues and facilitated the proceeding.
• Managed confidential documents and presented them during court matters.
• Worked under tight timelines while being very detail oriented.


Bachelors in of Arts (Honours) in History

  •  Queen's University
  •  May 2013 - Apr 2021

I graduated with a degree in Arts majoring in History. During my time I took a number of law and bioethics classes and completed several internships as well.