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Lansing, MI

$95/hour

Law, business, SAT, English, math, social studies, history, GED

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Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Socio-Economics
University of Tennessee
J.D.
Rossevelt University
Other

Education

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (Socio-Economics)

University of Tennessee (J.D.)

Rossevelt University (Other)

About L. Patricia

While I am a lawyer by profession, I am passionate about teaching and about the pursuit of knowledge regardless of one's age or vocation. Because of my extensive education and vast experience practicing law, I am equipped to teach a wide-array of legal and non-legal subjects. I have enjoyed the privilege of teaching upcoming lawyers, judges, paralegals, college students, and last but not least my own children, and have been successful in transferring the skills required to become an astute lawyer to a teaching venue.

Because I expect each of my students to do his or her best, I will always challenge them to reach for their greatest potential but will never belittle or overwhelm them with unreasonable expectations. I use objective learning assessments and Bloom's Taxonomy to ensure students are actually learning what I am trying to teach. I also respect the student's role in the learning process and will periodically invite their feedback.

As circumstances permit, I will be flexible with my time in scheduling appointments. However, I will not agree to compromise the benefit of the tutoring session by being unprepared. I look forward to invigorating tutoring sessions and in helping you achieve success in your studies. Finally, you should rest assured that I will mentor and build your confidence in ways that will help you overcome the learning obstacles confronting you.
While I am a lawyer by profession, I am passionate about teaching and about the pursuit of knowledge regardless of one's age or vocation. Because of my extensive education and vast experience practicing law, I am equipped to teach a wide-array of legal and non-legal subjects. I have enjoyed the privilege of teaching upcoming lawyers, judges, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Lansing, MI 48912
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar, Public Speaking,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
Bar Exam,
GED
History:
American History, Criminal Justice,
Government & Politics, Political Science,
Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Bar Exam

I have seven years of successful experience teaching and serving as a clinician at an ABA certified law school. For over a decade, I was selected to serve as a regional trainer at BLST (Basic Lawyer Skills Training) events. BLST trainers were a select group of veteran attorneys trained to teach new lawyers how to practice law using NITA methodology. BLST trainings were two-week long intensive team trainings culminating in an actual trial with a presiding judge from the local bench. I was honored to train so many years because my teams typically prevailed at the mock trial.

Business

I am a seasoned attorney and law professor with vast teaching experience. I taught business law at the graduate level at a state university. For over ten years, I also taught business law principles and theory at a local business/community college. I acquired my undergraduate degree in Socio-Economics at James Madison Honors College of Michigan Stat University.

Criminal Justice

I am a seasoned attorney and law professor. I earned my undergraduate degree at Michigan State University with a pre-law major. I earned my law degree at a first-tier ABA certified law school, and my license to practice law is active in two states. As a lawyer I was selected to serve as a commissioner on the Supreme Court Rules Commission for Civil, Appellate and Criminal Practice.

Law

I was a clinical law professor in a general practice civil law clinic for seven years. Some of my students were bi-lingual.

Political Science

I am a lawyer with vast experience practicing and teaching law. I was a pre-law major at Michigan State University where I earned my degree in socio-economics. I earned by law degree at a first-tier ABA certified law school. I have also written an article addressing political science issues. The article will be published this summer.

Public Speaking

I am a seasoned litigant with more than two decades of successful advocacy experience. I am also a law professor who served as a full-time faculty member of a general civil-practice clinic. In this role, I supervised and trained law students how to become effective advocates. I have also served as a featured presenter at several (ABA & AALS) national law school conferences.

Social Studies

I am a veteran attorney and seasoned law professor. Understanding social science is a core competency for law school as well as the practice of law. My education and profession envelope social studies; I have over 25 years of field experience.

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Socio-Economics
University of Tennessee
J.D.
Rossevelt University
Other

Education

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (Socio-Economics)

University of Tennessee (J.D.)

Rossevelt University (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $95.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

L. Patricia will travel within 20 miles of Lansing, MI 48912.