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Barbara Ketay
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AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE


THE LAW - RESEARCH AND ASSISTANCE:

*Issue Identification;

*Total Case Management;

*Preparation of Pleadings, i.e. Motions, Briefs, Complaints/Petitions, Orders, etc.;

*Legal Research - Library/Electronic Media (Lexus-Nexus);

*State, Federal and Appeals Court Experience;

*Discovery Analysis and Investigation;

*Trial Strategies - Trial Preparation - Trial Assistant;

*Special Areas of Law: Constitutional, Criminal, Real Property, Civil Litigation, Trusts/Estate;

*Summation Software, Word, Word Perfect 95/98;

*20+ Years Experience;


MARKETING, FUND RAISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS:

*Raised over $8,000,000 for non-profit/charitable organizations;

*Wrote original Grant launching Rape Crisis Centers nationally, plus other grants;

*Initiated, planned, supervised & executed all public events for various agencies;

*Conceptualized & implemented many successful membership campaigns;

*Designed & implemented training programs for 600 volunteers;

*Wrote approximately 85% of all material emanating from various agencies, including publicity,             promotional and public relations;

*Designed & conducted training for in-house staffs for charitable organizations;

*Primary liaison between various institutions and community;

*Prepared initial proposal for funding & start-up of private school;

*Developed & implemented marketing plan for new product - negotiated contracts - set up             manufacturing & distribution - set up additional distribution through Europe - designed
marketing & ad campaigns;


WRITTEN & ORAL COMMUNICATION:
                                                         

*Current Radio Show, 5 days /wk/1hr, Eastern United States

*Presentations/Lectures nationally to audiences between 50-15,000;

*Wrote & published “How To” manual on event management;

*Wrote & implemented Deferred Giving Program for non-profit organizations;

*Editor of award-winning monthly publication;

*Designed various brochures, produced national slide presentation;

*Designed national “COURTWATCH” program, with manual & 8 hour training course;

*Interviewed by both print and broadcast media;

*Wrote petition to Supreme Court of Florida to establish paralegals as professionals;

*Appointed as member of Non-Lawyer Practice Committee of The Florida Bar;

*Designed educational format for exceptional children adopted by State of Ohio;


EVENT MANAGEMENT:

*Total management responsibility of one day event with attendance over 250,000 people;

*Designed & implemented over 100 elaborate banquets, receptions, symposiums & press

            conferences for foreign dignitaries, sports/movie celebrities & politicians;

ADMINISTRATIVE:

* President, United States Bar Association

* Legal Associate with the Biblical Law Center

* President, Internet TV Network

*Adjunct Teacher, Brevard Community College, Criminal Justice Program & Music;

*Director Public Relations & Development - $3,000,000 annual budget requirement;

*Managed staff between 6-38 full-time employees;

*Executive Director private travel club - 800 members;

*Participated in developmental planning with Boards of Directors, both short & long range    goals, recommendations on income potential, advised on budget matters, agendas;

*Developed 4 personnel departments, including policies & staff hiring procedures;

*Developed 11 separate real estate projects, including investor’s package;

*Administrator/Owner “The Law Works...”, independent paralegal;

*Administrator/Owner “The Little School”, pre-school for exceptional children;

EDUCATION:

*University of Cincinnati - BS/BA 1979;

*Chase Law School, Cincinnati, Ohio (2.5 years);

*Blackstone School of Law, Correspondence Study, Chicago, Illinois;

*Read entire 101 volumes American Jurisprudence, 7 years

*Continuing Education: Organizational Development, Advanced Public Relations, Personnel

            Management, International Finance - University of Cincinnati;

*Washington, DC, special courses in Protocol & celebrity security;

NOTE: 1) 1978 nominee for “Who’s Who in American Women”;

            2) My references, work history & Portfolio are available upon request.

            3) Published author - "LIBERTY AND YOU" and "CHURCH IN CHAINS"

            4) Top Secret Clearance - Department of Defense - Expired 2005

            5) Volunteer for VITAS Hospice and Cold Night Shelter

            6) Church Pianist, soloist, choir member, and Sunday School Teacher  

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