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Welcome to my eportfolio and CV. I am a paralegal and college student with a passion for justice and a desire to make a difference in the world. This website showcases my skills, experience, and education in the legal field.

I am highly motivated and dedicated to lifelong learning.  I returned to higher education after a 40-year hiatus to obtain my degree in legal studies and proceed to law school.

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Todd Carpenter

PARALEGAL & COLLEGE STUDENT

321 442 2947

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348 Sir Phillips Drive, Davenport, FL 33837

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EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE

2021-Present

Paralegal

Tri Counties Criminal Defense

  • Converted paper-based criminal defense firm to cloud-based using Clio

  • Increased billable hours by 15% and the accounts receivable timeline by 90 days

  • Maintain the court calendars for multiple jurisdictions

  • Conduct client induction 

  • Maintain Discovery

  • Draft and file motions and waivers

  • Legal Research

  • Create and maintain the website

  •  IT support

2016-2021

Insurance Agent

TLC Risk Managenment and Insurance LLC

  • Self-employed as an Independent Insurance Agent 

  • Obtained insurance licenses

  • Finding and generating new clients

  • Selling insurance products 

  • All aspects of operating your own business

  • Obtained Property and Casualty and Health and Life insurance licenses

  • Licensed in multiple states

1993-2016

Founding Director/Board Member

Travel Network Group

  • Created a financial protection system using escrow accounts and insurance for the UK travel industry 

  • Investigated financial fraud and prepared loss reports coordinating litigation with underwriters, the Office of Fair Trading, and Serious Fraud Division Scotland Yard

  • Handled PR and media Interviews

  • Board Member of the UK Civil Aviation Authority’s Air Travel Insolvency Protection Advisory Committee

  • Consulted with the UK and European Union on drafting consumer, travel, and insurance legislation

  • Built the business as a start-up to £2 Billion in travel transactions

  • Advised 500 Small and medium enterprises on financial risk management and travel industry issues

  • Conducted multiple mergers and acquisitions

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

2023-Present

Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies

University of Central Florida

Currently pursuing a JD degree with a focus on corporate law and intellectual property law. Expected graduation date: 2023.

2020-2022

Associate of Arts in General Studies & Associate of Science in Legal Studies

Graduated with a 3.9 GPA.  Made the Dean's list every semester and was a member of the academic fraternity Phi Theta Kappa.  Acted as defacto TA for the Legal Studies program. 

SKILLS

SKILLS

Legal Research

Legal Technology

MS Office Specialist

Corporate Law

Leadership

Westlaw Certification

EXPERTISE

EXPERTISE

Corporate Law

Expertise in all aspects of corporate law, including formations, governance, mergers and acquisitions, trust deeds, risk management, and contracts. I understand the complexities of corporate law and am experienced in drafting and reviewing legal documents in a timely and accurate manner. I also understand corporate requirements and can ensure that all filings and documents comply with applicable laws and regulations. I am confident in providing comprehensive corporate law services.

Criminal Law

As a paralegal, I have extensive experience with criminal law. I have expertise in pretrial preparation, drafting motions, conducting thorough research, advocating for clients, and providing client induction. My criminal law knowledge is comprehensive, and I am confident that I can provide the best possible paralegal services.

UK & European Consumer Protection Law

As a CV Paralegal, I have experience working with Consumer Protection Law in the United Kingdom and across Europe. I have extensive knowledge of Consumer Credit  Package Travel and Financial Security Directives. I have experience conducting legal research on consumer protection law. I have an in-depth understanding of the legal implications of consumer protection law and how it applies to various situations. I am well-versed in identifying potential issues and coming up with creative solutions to help protect the rights of consumers.

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