Mulroney, Heather

Title: Of Counsel
Email: hmulroney@lawgmorales.com

EDUCATION       

Florida International University, Miami, FL

Juris Doctor, December 2014,                                                                                                          

  • Dean’s Scholar (tuition scholarship awarded to top 10% of admitted candidates), Dean’s List (Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013), Pro Bono Service Award Recipient (over 130 pro bono hours to community)
  • The Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar – Student Division, Vice-President

 

University of Florida, Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, FL

Master of Arts in International Business, Certificate in Global Management, August 2002, 3.6 GPA                 

  • Study Abroad at the Ecole de Management in Lyon, France, Spring 2002
  • Thesis: “Taming the Dragon - The Chinese Government’s Response to its Fiery Economy the Past 30 Years”

 

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL                            

Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in French, December 2000, 3.9 GPA                                                                               

  • Florida Bright Futures Scholar (full tuition scholarship), Anderson Scholar (top 3.5% of UF students), Sones Scholar (over 3.8 GPA), McLaughlin Scholar (academic), McQuown Scholar (outstanding student award)
  • “Le journal intime de Marie Curie –a la recherche de l’autonomie,” UF’s Journal of Undergraduate Research, March Issue (2001), available at http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00091523/00081/1j
  • Provides legal support to clients for corporate governance, transactions and litigation from inception to trial.
  • Draft and negotiate a variety of agreements, including vendor-supplier agreements, license agreements, settlement agreements, and employee contracts.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted bench memoranda on probate issues.
  • Managed probate caseload from opening file to its discharge, following relevant statutory guidelines.

 

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Morales & Goldstein, LLC, Fort Lauderdale, FL                                                                                          Of Counsel, May 2015 – Present

 

The Honorable Michael Genden, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Miami, FL      Judicial Intern, August 2014 – December 2014

 

Kristi House, Miami, FL                                                                     Legal Intern to Executive Director, June 2014 – December 2014

  • Assisted Director of this non-profit organization dedicated to healing and eradicating child sexual abuse.
  • Created presentation to train lawyers on newest legal standards for representing human trafficking victims.
  • Fall: Updated status of countries prosecution law data for every country for the annual Trafficking in Persons Report and their compliance with Minimum Standards 1 of Trafficking of Victims Project Act (TVPA).
  • Spring: Named Digital Content Coordinator for the Embassy of Brazzaville and its social media outlets.

 

Department of State, Washington D.C.                                                                               Intern, September 2013 – September 2014

 

Miami-Dade State Attorney Office, Miami, FL                                                                                                   Legal Intern, Summer 2012

  • First intern to work with Assistant State Attorneys in new Human Trafficking Unit.
  • Cataloged evidence and researched expert witness standards for a trafficking case that led to 4 arrests.
  • Reviewed surveillance videos for identity theft case, observed high-profile murder case, attended juvenile court.

 

Esquire Solutions, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL                                                                                                        Legal Recruiter, 2006-2007

Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL                                                               High School French Teacher, 2003-2005

Law Offices of Ruff & Cohen, Orlando / Gainesville, FL                                 Bankruptcy Legal Assistant, January 2001 – May 2003

 

LANGUAGES AND CLEARANCE

Advanced Proficiency in French (written and spoken); Basic Spanish

Current Top Secret Clearance, granted by State Department