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M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
May, 1976 (Other)
May, 2009 (J.D.)
I would very much like to help anyone who is interested in performing their very best in my trained areas of law, business and/or engineering.
Many years ago, I graduated from MIT with a degree in Electrical Engineering. For fifteen years I worked in the field of digital image processing and I participated in the development of scanners, digital printers, multifunction devices and network services for a major corporation. Subsequently, I spent nine years in senior management roles at this same corporation, followed by three years as the President, CEO, Director and Officer of a much smaller, private equity funded corporation specializing in transaction printing.
In 2004, I took time off from my business career to follow a personal agenda which included 24/7 care of my terminally ill husband. It was during this period of time that I became very interested in the needs of those with disabilities and illnesses. As a consequence, I went to law school to study those subjects that are relevant to a temporarily or permanently disabled or ill person as well as to study Intellectual Property to aid in the invention of relevant product solutions for the disabled or ill person.
I am currently working as a contract attorney in Richmond while I embark upon my next journey of setting up a solo law practice in Williamsburg. I am admitted to practice law in the State of New York, the Commonwealth of Virginia and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a licensed Patent Attorney.
I also run/race walk (although my times are not nearly as impressive as my academic/work career results-- but I always finish, I never quit!). You can be certain that I will work with you to achieve successful, as well as your very best, results. I would very much like to help anyone who is interested in performing their very best in my trained areas of law, business and/or engineering.
Many years ago, I graduated from MIT with a degree in Read more
Barbara is a very energetic and enthusiastic tutor. She is extremely organized, knowledgeable and demanding that you attain your LSAT score you need to get into the law school you have your eyes set on. I have previously taken the LSAT and used an online resource (Powerscore On-Line Class, and Powerscore Books) that are highly rated and I am looking forward to continuing to improve my LSAT test taking abilities. She is very structured in the way you should attack the LSAT and that is good! Proven successful tutor.
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I took a Barbri live course during the summer of 2009 to prepare for the New York State Bar Exam and passed the New York State Bar Exam in February 2010. I purchased a MicroMash self study course to prepare for the Virginia Bar Exam and passed the Virginia State Bar Exam in July 2011. I purchased PatBar self study course to prepare for the Patent Bar Exam and passed the Patent Bar Exam in September 2008.
A total of twenty seven years of business experience. Business coursework completed at MIT Sloan School of Management while an undergratuate in in the Department of Electrical Engineering, including Economics, Finance, and Marketing. MIT transcript available upon student request. Held management assignments as the Vice President/General Manager of three different Xerox business units from 1992-2001, each unit valued at over $2 Billion. CEO/President/Director/Officer of $240M business from 2001-2003. Hired to develop and implement an exit strategy for the shareholders in compliance with all lender covenants.
I graduated from MIT with a degree in Electrical Engineering. I received a Bachelor of Science degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in May, 1976. Technical assignments from 1976 through 1991 involved the development of high speed digital image processing products as well as associated network services product offerings.
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