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Nissa A. Laughner
1223 NW 30th Avenue
Gainesville, Florida 32609
EDUCATION
Levin College of Law at the University of Florida
Juris Doctorate, received May,2002
High Honors, G.P.A. 3.61 (Class Rank: 10/218)
Invited to Order of the Coif
Book Award, Antitrust, Spring 2001
Journal of Law and Public Policy Member (1998-2001)
Honors Legal Research and Writing & Appellate Advocacy (1998-1999)

College of Journalism and Mass Communications
at
The University of Florida
Masters in Mass Communications, anticipated Spring, 2003
G.P.A. 3.9

Hiram College
Bachelors of Arts, received in May, 1996
English Literature with a minor in Minor in Writing
Magna Cum Laude, G.P.A. 3.8
Phi Beta Kappa
Alpha Society
English Honorary Society

EXPERIENCE
Edwards & Angell, L.L.P., West Palm Beach, Florida
Summer Associate, June-August, 2001 Researched and drafted memorandum for both in-house and client use in various legal areas, including corporations, contracts, employment and labor, creditor and debtor, intellectual property, and wills and estates. Drafted complaints and wills. Attended depositions.

University of Florida, Levin College of Law , Gainesville, Florida
Research Assistant for Dr. Wright , June,2001-May, 2002
Researched and drafted memorandum involving issues related to state and federal property rights, including rail corridor conversions,utlity use of rights-of-way, and takings claim by private and corporate claimants. Collected material for inclusion in a coursepack for a Constitional Property Clause seminar.

University of Florida, College of Journalism and Mass Communications, Gainesville, Florida
Research Assistant, June, 2002-Present
Researched and analyzed state public records law toward the creation of the Marion Brechner Citizen Access Project. Research included recent changes to public records law in response to terrorist activities.

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS
American Association of Law Schools (AALS),
Annual Conference, January, 2002
Paper presentation, The Intersection of First Amendment and Property Rights in Cable Broadband Technology.


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