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Rebecca G.

Stoughton, MA

$65/hour

Attorney with 25+ years of substantial writing and editing experience

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5.0 average from 3 ratings
Knowledgeable and accomplished!
— Jeffrey, Dedham, MA on 7/20/15

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Clark University, Worcester, MA
psychology
New Englad School of Law, Boston, MA
J.D.

Education

Clark University, Worcester, MA (psychology)

New Englad School of Law, Boston, MA (J.D.)

About Rebecca

I graduated law school in 1986, with honors (12th in my graduating class of 151). My Case Comment was published in the New England Law Review. During law school, I taught individuals and small groups how to use Westlaw computerized legal research. After law school, I practiced law in a general practice law firm, preparing a variety of legal documents and briefs, in many different areas of Law. For the past 23+ years I worked for judges of the federal district court in Boston, first as a deputy clerk/case manager, and later, as a Pro Se Staff Attorney. The Staff Attorney position involved drafting hundreds of recommendations and proposed Memorandum and Orders for the judges' review, with respect to prisoner lawsuits and habeas petitions, as well as non-prisoner lawsuits file by indigent persons. Primarily, the cases involved alleged civil rights violations.

While working full time in federal court, I also taught two evening classes at Boston University (Metropolitan College). The classes, entitled "Writing and Communicating in a Legal Environment," were aimed at assisting paralegals in developing writing skills for their jobs. Among other things, I encouraged my students to master the rules of grammar, ask questions for clarification, and think outside the box. I stressed the need for straightforward sentence structure, preparing an organizational chart or outline when necessary before writing, and, perhaps most importantly, editing the draft essay.

I recently retired from my federal employment, and now I am currently looking for a challenging way to use my writing and teaching skills and fill up my free time.
I graduated law school in 1986, with honors (12th in my graduating class of 151). My Case Comment was published in the New England Law Review. During law school, I taught individuals and small groups how to use Westlaw computerized legal research. After law school, I practiced law in a general Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Stoughton, MA 02072
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable and accomplished!"

- Jeffrey, Dedham, MA on 7/20/15
English:
Proofreading, Writing
Business:
Law

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Clark University, Worcester, MA
psychology
New Englad School of Law, Boston, MA
J.D.

Education

Clark University, Worcester, MA (psychology)

New Englad School of Law, Boston, MA (J.D.)

Knowledgeable and accomplished! — Rebecca, is a well rounded tutor. She is very knowledgeable and understanding. I look forward to learning more helpful tips from her. ...

— Jeffrey, Dedham, MA on 7/20/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rebecca will travel within 10 miles of Stoughton, MA 02072.