Academic and Professional Background
Years of Experience
Lead role in taking companies public via Regulation D offerings, Regulation A offerings, or via S-1/S-3 implementation (filing of registration statements, amendment/update statements).
FINRA corporate action compliance documentation.
File trademark applications and secured trademark rights with the USPTO, WIPO and the EUIPO using the internationally ratified Madrid Protocol.
Business Incubation & Compliance
Assist companies with public development, asset acquisition, merger relations, joint venture transactions, shareholder agreements, employee compensation plans and private offering documents.
Certified Legal Intern
Public Defender’s Office, Fourth Judicial Circuit, Jacksonville, Florida
Assisted with legal research (e.g. motions to suppress evidence, defense duty to disclose expert testimony) and drafted memorandums in support of research.
Attended hearings for delinquent juveniles – dispositions, pleas, court orders, indictments, etc..
Participated in multi-disciplinary team meetings, reviewed risk assessment analysis for juvenile offenders.
Conducted meetings with clients, spoke on behalf of clients.
Florida Coastal School of Law
Business and Transactional Practice Certificate (2017)
CALI Excellence of the Future Award - Intellectual Property (2016)
Arcadier, Biggie, & Wood PLLC (f.k.a. Arcadier & Associates, PLLC)
Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
Interpreted law, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses.
Drafted legal briefs and opinions
Interviewed witnesses, gathered research, prepared and participated in depositions.
University of South Florida
Bachelor of Arts, Criminology
Miscellaneous Accomplishments & Affiliations
Consulted with various entertainment companies as a managerial representative, more specifically, companies such as Electronic Arts, CBS, Showtime, Paramount, and Blizzard Entertainment.
Sports/Entertainment Law – taught by Michael Huyghue, featured Brodie Waters & Oliver Luck.
Negotiation Technique – taught by Michael Huyghue & Roger Groves.
Greek Orthodox Youth of America Cultural Development with multi-year medal recipient for excellence.
Finalist in Southeast Region Orator as part of the National Oratorical Competition.
Local youth advisor and mentor working with children between the ages of 8-13 in life-skill development.
Volunteered at the Melbourne Regional Chamber, assisted in chamber maintaining 5-star accreditation.
Member of the Greek American Association of Brevard providing philanthropic services to various charitable and community organizations improving the quality of life for veterans, abused and neglected children, battered women, and the homeless.