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Lawyers Nepal

Sirjana Sharma


Address
: SiddhaMarga 158, Koteshower 35, Kathmandu
Contact No
: 4-479937(Res.)
Mobile No
: 9813708233
Email
: sharma.law2010@gmail.com
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Education & Qualification:

  • Arlington Career Institute Arlington, TX 1/11/2010- 10/28/2010
  • Family law, Business law, Legal Research
  • Rules of Court, Litigation, Westlaw
  • Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Dedman School of law
  • Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX 8/2005-5/2007
  • International LL.M.
  • Intellectual Property, Legal Research
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution,
  • Directive Research, Comparative law
  • Nepal Law Campus Kathmandu, Nepal 1/2000-7/2002
  • Tribhuvan University
  • Master in Law
  • Commercial law, Legal Research
  • Thesis on Intellectual Property law
  • Nepal Law Campus Kathmandu, Nepal 1/96- /2000
  • Tribhuvan University
  • Bachelors in Law
  • Constitutional Law, Commercial Law
  • Legal Research, Moot Court 

 

Experience:

Paralegal/ Researcher
Lloyd Ward and Associates, Dallas 11/2/2010-31/12/2010
• Internet Research on Commercial issues
• Assisted with the filing, organizing and updating the cases

Externship 
Lloyd Ward and Associates, Dallas 05/10/2010- 10/25/2010
• Organizing, filing and updating the client folders
• Follow up on cases
• Order, Compile, review and analyze legal documents

Paralegal-Volunteer
Legal Aid of North West Texas, Fort worth 01/17/2008 – current
• Order, compile, review and analyze legal documents
• Keep records a and compiling data and documents
• Assist on reports and coordinate preparation of reports 
• Track, monitor, and report on litigation issues
• Negotiate small settlements under supervision of Senior Attorney

Personal Banker III
First Convenience Bank, Bedford, TX 08/13/2007 – 05/20/08
• Explained bank services and charges to customers.
• Approved checks and assisted with balancing. 
• Assisting with scheduling & preparing various monthly reports.
• Processed customer checks orders, Debit Master Order, change of Address etc.
• Reviewed monthly statements and maintains general knowledge of accounts
• Processed the Unauthorized Activity Report & follow up.
• Closely worked with the Management team.
• Performed other duties as assigned.

Human Resource Generalist/Immigration Executives
Dibon Solutions INC., Carrolton, TX 01/2007 -05/2007 
• Developed solutions to an employee relations, affirmative action, benefits, compensation, performance management and employment training
• Lead a group for the administration of policies, procedures and programs
• Mediated and resolved successful employee relationship issues 
• Collected and calculated data for salary planning

Student Assistant 1/2006 – 5/2006
Southern Methodist University, Dallas 
Fondren Library – Periodical Department 
• Helped students find documents/books/ magazines & journals 
• Helped students with internet-based research 
• Researched documents for interlibrary loan 

Legal Consultant 
Women Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC), Nepal 01/2005- 04/2005
• Researched and reviewed trafficking policies in Nepal and South Asia 
• Co-coordinated with partner organization, drafted legal documents of the organization 
• Coordinated and networked with various organizations 
• Drafted proposals and research papers; managed and planned grassroots and policy level programs 
• Planned and monitored sister organizations 

Lecturer/ Legal Consultant
Crimson International College, Nepal 08/2004 – 07/2005
Premier College 
• Prepared lecture notes on national laws for contracts, company formations and sale of goods 
• Delivered lectures and prepared handouts 
• Drafted legal documents for the General Assembly of the company 
• Co-coordinated programs, workshops & seminars 
• Located & retrieved the legal documents

Nepal Energy Development Company Ltd., Nepal 
Legal Assistance/Program Co-coordinator, 2/2003 – 7/ 2004
• Drafted the by-laws & conducted General Assembly of the company
• Assisted management to organized all external and internal legal documents 
• Co-coordinated the program in rural areas of Nepal 
• Coordinated and prepared non-disclosure and other similar agreements.
• Managing contracts and related matter for NEDC
• Performed miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Research Assistant 
Tribhuvan University Center for Human Rights, Nepal 11/2002- 01/2003
• Researched, reviewed, edited and analyzed case laws and articles on human rights issues 
• Assisted with the administrative process, including regulating staff, coordinating with writers and preparing letter to be filed with the court as well as managed staff meetings 

Assistant Lawyer
Legal Service Center, Nepal 08/1996- 12/ 1999 

• Assisted attorneys and served as senior associate in all major cases within the Supreme Court of Nepal 
• Researched and drafted initial legal documents; assisted with client counseling 
• Managed library and coordinated with student practitioners 
• Represented clients for both civil and criminal cases 
• Researched and drafted numerous legal documents in the areas of contracts, civil and criminal law
• Assisted attorney in the representing a major Nepalese magazine by drafting various pleadings and discovery
• Assisted attorney in preparing for Trial.
• Open and maintain files on legal management system

 

Career History:

• American Bar Association, USA
Members
• Nepalese Society of Texas, USA
• Tarrant County Bar Association, USA
• Association of Nepalese Lawyers in the United States
• Sister Service Society, Nepal 
• Dallas Women Bar Association, USA

 

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Published one Text-book on “Methods of Legal Writing & Legal Research;”
  • Submitted one dissertation; completed numerous term papers, articles and research papers in legal issues.