To use my legal and real estate skills to bottomline contributions of my employer.
EXPERIENCE: Attorney, Houston, Texas and Clearwater, Florida. Fifteen years in full-time law practice; general legal work primarily related to real estate matters. Also issues in family law, contract law, bankruptcy law and general business. Cases included: * DTPA defense of real estate brokers. * Plaintiff's suit of partners limited partnership of office building. * Real estate documents, production work for closings and other transactions. * Land title priority of liens case.
Corporate Attorney, DSM Game Leasing, Clearwater, Florida Legal support of company providing leasing of coin operated games in Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties.
Attorney, Property Manager & Investor; John Parvin, Investments, Houston, Texas. Bought, leased, sold, remodeled real property and representation of clients in real estate matters.
Co-Founder and Partner in Commercial Contracting Firm and Sales Agency-Commercial building materials, Houston, Texas. Personally responsible for marketing marble, wall covering and roofing to architects, developers, and general contractors. Preparing takeoffs and bids from drawings, negotiating contracts for material and labor, managing inventory and delivery of materials, and supervising construction work to completion to assure earning myself a profit.
Construction Superintendent, Gemcraft Homes, Houston, Texas. Work independently, hire, train and supervise subcontractors (50-75 people); manage quality, inventory, materials, scheduling necessary to coordinate the building of 15-20 individual homes simultaneously, ($1.4 MM volume), to achieve corporate construction time and profit objectives. Responsible for city building codes' compliance and inspections. Used judgment in the field to make decisions under pressure. * 99% on time customer service record. * 92.7% first year on time average construction period. * Completed four homes simultaneously in 30 days when requested by sales department. * Two consecutive quarterly quality-efficiency ratios over 100%.
General Manager, Defeo & Co., Tallahassee, Florida. Extensive background in the application of line management techniques including sales and sales management, repair and customer service, staffing, purchasing, security, and retail store operations. * Responsible for increasing sales exceeding 100% increase, bringing company into first-time profitable position. Average sales increase of 40% in 1980. * Designed and implemented store's first inventory and management information system. * Recruited, trained, motivated and supervised team.
Assistant Superintendent, Navigate, Inc., Clearwater, Florida. Effectively performed a variety of construction skills during the building of cargo warehouses. Directed project planning, material purchasing/shipping, and job site installation. Worked well with blue-collar employees as well as corporate and government officials. Traveled extensively and lived at job sites in United States, Japan and Europe.
Employed full-time while attending college. Additional work experiences from jobs held since age 15. Detailed information on request.
South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas. Mock Trial Participation Internship-Fort Bend County District Attorney American Inns of Court. Real Estate Seminar 1992, 1996, 1999 Juris Doctorate, May 1992.
University of Houston-DT, Houston, Texas. Bachelor's of Business Science and Commerce. Real Estate Major, 3.5 GPA. September 1986 to July 1988.
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. Completed Bachelor's business core program. January 1978 to January 1979.
St. Petersburg Jr. College, St. Petersburg, Florida. Associate of Business Degree, 3.1 GPA. January 1976 to December 1977.
Society of Real Estate Appraisers; Income Evaluation and Residential Appraisal (101 and 201 exams).
Texas Registered Inspectors; Residential Inspections Seminar; Graduate Building Codes Course.
Pinellas County Science Center, St. Petersburg, Florida. Studied Field ecology, chemistry and physics.
Xerox Professional Selling Skills Course III.
Gemological Institute of America. Jewelry Retailing and Diamond Course.
Jeweler of America, Psychology of Selling-Instructor.
AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS: Texas and Florida Real Estate License; Broker Texas and Florida Licensed Attorney Texas Real Estate Research Center Scholarship Texas Real Estate Teachers Association Scholarship Eagle Scout; Scoutmaster; Asst. District Commissioner