Charlene Preszler Bartolo
Contract Attorney/Pro Bono Attorney
18 Renoir Trail Pl
The Woodlands, TX
LAGOS,NIGERIA PRO BONO ATTORNEY—PART TIME PROJECT (March – April 2014) Provided part time pro bono law assistance to the Lagos State Public Interest Law Partnership which includes the Justice Research Institute; the Lagos Office of the Attorney General; and PiInet:The Global Network for Public Interest Law by assisting with the "Lagos Pro Bono Law Week" which includes assisting in developing a brochure for the pro bono law week and providing guidance to law students at legal clinic at Nigerian Law School, Lagos Branch (Victoria Island).
VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS, NIGERIA
THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS & LAGOS,NIGERIA
TELECOMMUTE CONTRACT ATTORNEY-PART TIME (April 2008 to Present)
Consumer Debt Settlement & Mortgage Loan Modifications-- Currently review and evaluate Texas consumer debt settlement contracts & Texas mortgage loan contracts, financial profiles, underwriter notes/reports, and consumer credit reports; and decision whether to approve consumer for inclusion into consumer debt settlement/negotiation program regarding consumer credit card debts based on consumer's hardships and decision whether to approve mortgagor for mortgage loan modification based on mortgagor's hardships.
THOMSON REUTERS-WEST PUBLISHING
ATTORNEY/COURT RESEARCHER--PART TIME PROJECT (March to May 2011)
Researched litigation court files in Montgomery County, Texas and preparation of litigation summary reports for inclusion in legal publications.
CONTRACT ATTORNEY-TEMPORARY (April 2006 to July 2006)
Performed electronic review of legal and factual documents related to a defense side litigation document review project; analyzed documents for relevancy and responsiveness; and drafted brief summaries of information contained in each document.
TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE, CHILD SUPPORT DIVISION
ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (March 1997 to March 2000)
Legal representation of the State of Texas in child support cases involving paternities, modifications, and enforcements of support orders which includes negotiation and representation in court.
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PROTECTIVE & REGULATORY SERVICES
REGIONAL ATTORNEY (August 1994 to February 1997)
Legal consultation and assistance to Child Protective Services and Adult Protective Services staff regarding family law, probate law/guardianships and employment personnel issues; representation of state agency at administrative hearings; legal support and consultation to County/District Attorney and the Attorney General’s Office; and review of contracts, open record requests, and subpoenas; and supervision of four paralegals and one clerk in Open Records Unit.
Consumer Law,Charitable & Non-Profit,Contracts