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Akinyi Oluoch-Omondi
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Bilingual - English, Swahili, & Luo. 10 plus years experienced Paralegal, Project & Contracts Manager in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, law firm, & corporate.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Finance/Accounting, Procurement
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Government, Governance, Reforms
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
Professional Experience:
Experienced Paralegal with 5+ years in project management and 9+ years demonstrated history in legal matter/case management; contract and vendor agreements management; executive legal support, and in supporting corporate and law firm needs and initiatives in the media industry, nonprofit, bankruptcy, personal injury, employment law, immigration, corporate governance & compliance, Finance, and Agribusiness. I am known for working effectively across multiple functions – Finance, HR, Marketing, Sales, Risk, Information Security, Facilities and Legal. Experience include business immigration petition filings from initiation to execution/approvals; project management and document review management; contract reviews and drafting; leading project meetings, tracking milestones, and documenting risks; ensuring any scope changes or budget adjustments are effectively and consistently relayed to client; analyzing all contract change requests and writing contract amendments and processes; Working with attorneys to define the scope of engagements, creating matter plans/budgets, establishing communication plans; working with Boards and Trustees by ensuring all documentation and requests complies with established policies and procedures, and that legal and compliance requirements are met. Able to multi-task, prioritize requirements, work independently, and meet deadlines. Organized, competent, efficient, flexible, maintains strong legal research and customer service skills. Excellent team member who works with both internal and external clients while meeting the goals of the organization.
I hold dual Masters degrees; A Bachelors Degree; and an Associate of Science degree.

1. Master of Studies in Law (MSL) in Healthcare Law, Policy, Regulation & Compliance. Courses covered include:
- Corporate Ethics in Healthcare
- Principles of Business Law
- Public Policy, Legislation and Regulation
- Law and Legal Procedure
- Legal Research, Writing and Communication Skills
- Healthcare Laws and Regulations
- Healthcare Program Policies
- Healthcare Privacy and Security
- Healthcare Insurance and Finance
- Healthcare Compliance, Investigating, Auditing & Monitoring

Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management (MNM). Courses covered include:
- Advocacy & Lobbying
- Communications & Marketing
- Ethics
- Financial Management
- Foundations of Nonprofit Leadership
- Fundraising for Nonprofits
- Governance & Planning
- Human Resources
- Law for Nonprofits
- Organizational Theory and Behavior
- Program Evaluation
- Project Management
- Social Demographics

Bachelors degree (BA) in Legal Studies; and a Paralegal Certificate (Both the American Bar Association Approved programs and Certification). Courses covered are:
- Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
- Business Law
- Ethnic and Civil Conflict
- Gender and Politics
- Global Studies
- Conflict Studies
- Public Administration
- Women Studies
- Women, Conflict and Social Change

Associate of Science degree (AS) in Paralegal Studies
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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Swahili
    Kenya , United States
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