Jolanta Rusinski

University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ
J.D. with Advanced Standing, December 2012
LL.M. International Trade and Business Law, May 2009
Master’s thesis: “Federal Proxy Regulation on Shareholder Proposal: Rule 14a-8.”

Ruprecht-Karls-UniversitÄt Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
LL.M. Magister Legum, July 2005

The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Cracow, Poland
Summer School University
International Business and Trade Summer Law Program, July 2003

University of Wroclaw School of Law, Wroclaw, Poland
Juris Doctor, May 2003

Tulane University School of Law & Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Summer School University 
Advanced Study and Training in Dispute Resolution, August 2002

Legal Experience 

Traxcell Technologies, LLC
, Tucson, AZ
Senior Patent Researcher, August 2011 - present
Prepared response argument letters for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office regarding final and non-final patent rejections. Searched new patents and 
references relative to primary invention. Summarized invention elements in order to respond to patent examination.

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite – Document Control Group, Phoenix, AZ
Document reviewer/staff attorney, April - June 2013 
Reviewed hard copy and electronic documents in three different projects using Relativity program. Conducted self-QC to approve previously coded documents. 
Applied clients’ coding guidelines in documents, batches, and reports to properly classify relative, responsive, confidential and privileged documents.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, El Pueblo High School Library, Tucson, AZ
Volunteer, September - October 2012
Prepared green card and work authorization applications for undocumented immigrants under Deferred Action Program for Childhood Arrivals. 
Updated files, contacted clients, collected documents.

Federal Acquisition Regulations, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Participant, February - March 2012
4 Module course on the Federal Acquisition Regulations focused on comprehensive overview of FAR definitions, policies and procedures. Course structure 
included lecture, case study, group workshops, and accomplished guest speakers.

Transactional LawMeet, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Participant in Transactional Moot Court Competition, January - February 2012
Drafted term sheets concerning executive employment agreements, drafted responsive mark-ups, negotiated the term sheets with opposing student teams.

Pinal County Adult Detention Center, Florence, AZ
Detention Aide, May 2010 - July 2011
Maintained detention records, including forms, logs, and reports. Assisted Detention Officers in general inquires and requests. Supervised visitations. 
Responded to public inquiries.

Adult Probation Department, Pinal County Superior Court, Florence, AZ
Volunteer, November 2010 - March 2011
Attended Initial Appearance, Early Disposition Court, Probation Revocation Court, and conference settings. Assisted with preparation of pretrial reports 
by conducting background checks. Responded to inquiries concerning conditions of probation. Conducted
general administrative duties, research, retrieve,
verify and complete records, forms, documents, financial reports; used various court related software.

Law Office of Charles Shabsels, New York, NY
Pension Administrator, January 2007 - May 2008
Managed pension plans, including enrollment, processing, issue resolution, interfacing with service providers on contributions and data integrity. 
Communicated plan updates, enrollment and termination packets. E
nsured plan compliance. Managed timely and accurate regulatory reporting.

Law Offices of Michael Musa-Obregon, New York, NY
Paralegal, June 2006 - December 2006
Prepared immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions. Involved in casework from origination to filing with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services 
(USCIS). Conducted intake interviews.

Additional Information

U.S. citizen
Languages: fluent English & Polish; advanced German; basic Spanish
+50 WPM, Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Internet, Power Point, Outlook, 
Court related software: Spillman, Apets, Jolts, Ajacs, AZTec, Groupwise