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Robert G.

White Plains, NY

$70/hr

Public Speaking, Debate, Philosophy, Law, English as a 2nd language

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Excellent public speaking coach
— Lisa, Briarcliff Manor, NY on 5/30/14

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Morehouse College (B.A. in Philosophy)
Philosophy
New York University School of Law
J.D.

Education

Morehouse College (B.A. in Philosophy) (Philosophy)

New York University School of Law (J.D.)

About Robert

I hold a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from NYU School of Law and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Morehouse College. I am a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

My areas of expertise are: Public speaking, debate (oral and written), teaching ESL (English as a Second Language, primarily to students from Japan and Korea) law, philosophy, philosophy of religion, political theory, mock trial, deposition strategy, and trial advocacy.

I am a good coach in the use of Microsoft PowerPoint.

I can also teach some basic Japanese.

I am a practicing trial attorney in New York City.
I hold a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from NYU School of Law and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Morehouse College. I am a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

My areas of expertise are: Read more

Policies
Cancellation
36 hours notice required

My rate is open to negotiation depending on the student and depending on the project.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of White Plains, NY 10603
Background Check: Passed

"Excellent public speaking coach"

- Lisa, Briarcliff Manor, NY on 5/30/14

"Extremely knowledgeable; patient; extremely responsive; and holds students accountable. "

- Kevin, Pelham, NY on 7/6/15

"Kind & Enthusiastic"

- Shidu, New York, NY on 2/9/15

"Great Tutor"

- Mohammad, Hicksville, NY on 10/10/13

"Very Professional Tutor"

- Diana, Yonkers, NY on 7/26/13
English:
ESL/ESOL, Public Speaking
Science:
Philosophy
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Japanese
History:
Religion
Business:
Law,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL, Japanese
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Japanese, Law,
Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

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Law

I am a trial attorney and have practiced for almost 10 years in civil litigation in New York City. I have a JD degree from New York University school of Law and have a lot of experience tutoring first year law students in case briefing, and exam analysis.

Philosophy

I have a BA degree in Philosophy and also studied under Ronald Dworkin, Thomas Nagel, and Liam Murphy while I was in law school at New York University. I've substitute taught for undergraduate philosophy classes and have extensive experience tutoring students in philosophy.

Public Speaking

I have undergraduate coursework in argumentation and debate. In addition, I am also a trial attorney working for the City of New York with 7 years experience as an attorney and delivering trial presentations in front of juries. Likewise I taught history on the high school level. These experiences give me a grounding in the elements of public speaking, presentations, and public communications.

Religion

I have a B.A. degree in philosophy, however the course work for this major included many classes in religion including course work in Judaism, Christianity, Theology, the psychology of religion, introduction to religion, Old Testament, the philosophy of religion, etc. I am as proficient in religion I am in philosophy and have enough credits for a minor in religion, however I simply did not declare a minor while in school so it is not an official title. I also continue to study religions well after graduating college.

Morehouse College (B.A. in Philosophy)
Philosophy
New York University School of Law
J.D.

Education

Morehouse College (B.A. in Philosophy) (Philosophy)

New York University School of Law (J.D.)

Excellent public speaking coach — I've been working with Robert for some time. When I first started I was extremely nervous about public speaking and unsure if I could ever improve. Robert gave me insightful feedback about ways to improve. I have learned how to modulate my voice and adjust the pace of my delivery. He also helped me realize what I was already doing well, which has helped improve my confidence. I now regularly g ...

— Lisa, Briarcliff Manor, NY on 5/30/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

My rate is open to negotiation depending on the student and depending on the project.

Travel policy

Robert will travel within 40 miles of White Plains, NY 10603.

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