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  1. 1. Leo Yakubov th 85-72 67 Avenue • Rego Park, New York 11374 • 718-772-8704 • ilevu.yakubov@law.nyls.edu   BAR STATUS AND EDUCATION   Sat for the February 2013 New York and New Jersey State Bar Examinations   NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL, NEW YORK, NY Juris Doctor, Labor Relations and Employment Law, December 2012 GPA: 3.21 Activities: Labor Relations and Employment Law Association, Vice President Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, Member Selected and recognized for exceptional performance in negotiating   QUEENS COLLEGE, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, QUEENS, NY Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Applied Cognitive Psychology, February 2009 GPA: 3.70   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE   NEW YORK COUNTY LAWYERS ASSOCIATION, NEW YORK, NY Honorary Labor Relations and Employment Law Committee Co-Chair Oct 2011 - Present Organize and create forums and CLE events. Act as an advocate for the organization by raising awareness about emerging topics in the labor and employment field. Commit to preparing for and attending meetings. Support fellow committee members and staff in their decisions. Founder of the Employment Litigation Clinic.   HOFMANN & SCHWEITZER LLP, NEW YORK, NY Law Clerk Jun 2011 - Jan 2013 Drafted summons and complaints, pleadings, bills of particulars, summary judgment motions and appellate briefs pursuant to various federal and state personal injury and labor laws. Researched and drafted legal memoranda regarding collective bargaining agreements, arbitration, expert witness testimony, discovery issues, personal injury laws, maritime laws.   LEGAL OUTREACH, NEW YORK, NY Moot Court Coach Nov 2010 - Jan 2013 Coached high school students for moot court competitions. Instructed students on how to effectively draft and argue appellate briefs on issues regarding the First Amendment, the Fourteenth Amendment, and Sixth Amendment. Utilized creative instruction and cumulative assessments to evaluate student work. Encouraged student improvement and observed outstanding progress and achievement (three of my students won three first place awards and received the Debater of the Year Award and a scholarship award).   U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, OFFICE OF THE SOLICITOR, NEW YORK, NY Legal Extern Jan 2012 - Apr 2012 Researched the applicability of minimum wage and overtime laws. Reviewed investigative files to determine the suitability of an enforcement action under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Engaged in discovery practice and transcript digesting.   KAZMIERCZUK AND MCGRATH, QUEENS, NY Law Clerk Jan 2010- Jan 2011 Drafted summons and complaints, pleadings, bills of particulars, summary judgment motions and appellate briefs pursuant to various federal and state personal injury and labor Laws. Researched and drafted legal memoranda regarding complex discovery issues and expert witness testimony.   Fluent in Russian Licensed Notary Public

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