Maria Stewart - LexisNexis



Maria Stewart
LexisNexis
1089 Sandy Valley Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075

615-478-4449

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Maria Stewart
LexisNexis

Attorney Profile
Practice Areas
Law School

Samford University, Cumberland
2003 - 2006

Website

615-478-4449


Bar Admission- Kentucky, 2010

Juris Doctorate- Cumberland School of Law- Samford University, 2006
Women in Law (Treasurer, 2005 - 2006, Mentor & Mentee, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure)
·         Secretary- Tennessee Student Bar Association, 2005 - 2006
·         Cumberland Spirit of Service Award, 2004
·         Volunteer Income Tax Assistant- YWCA Domestic Violence Program, 2004 - 2006
·         Volunteer- Habitat for Humanity of Greater Birmingham, 2004 - 2006
·         Cumberland Student Community Service Organization, 2004 - 2006
·         Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

Bachelor of Science- Communications (Broadcast Journalism)- Troy University, 1994

51 Semester Hours- University of Nevada Las Vegas, 1996 - 1997. Business law, marketing, business communications, management, accounting, finance and business information systems courses. Student Accounting Association (Director of Publications, 1996 - 1997, Director of Membership, 1997)

 
Experience
LEXISNEXIS — HENDERSONVILLE, TN
Large Law Research Consultant, 2010
·         Provide group and one-to-one instruction to Tennessee law firms with 50+ attorneys in introductory, intermediate and advanced legal, company and news research, in addition to techniques relating to the location of people and real/personal property. Also provide guidance in the areas of client development and litigation services.
Government Research Consultant, 2007 - 2009
·         Clients included federal and state judges, prosecutors, defenders; state attorneys general, investigators, paralegals, law librarians and state legislators and legislative assistants in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Missouri and Kansas. Conducted group and one-to-one in-chambers instruction sessions on legal, news, company and legislative research methods, in addition to techniques relating to the location of people and real/personal property.
·         2009 Spotlight on the Specialist recognition on several occasions: best practices relating to outstanding service to my clients, taking the time to know who my client is and what their business drivers are so I can better assist them and generally just going above and beyond.
·         2008 North Star Award (an example to follow)
·         2008 Top 5 Consultant in the company
FORSYTHE TITLE AND ESCROW SERVICES- LEBANON, TN
Real Estate Associate, 2006 - 2007
  
HOLLIMAN & SHOCKLEY, ATTORNEYS AT LAW- PELHAM, AL
CAMPBELL & ROWELL, ATTORNEYS AT LAW- BIRMINGHAM, AL
Summer Associate, 2004 - 2005
Conducted legal research and drafted correspondence, pleadings, briefs and memoranda concerning various civil legal matters including divorce, annulment, custody, child support, spousal support, adoption, wills, powers of attorney, living wills, conservatorships, personal injury, bankruptcy (debtor & creditor), various landlord-tenant issues, contracts, incorporations, dissolutions, insurance subrogation including skip tracing and motions to quash medical record requests.
THE TENNESSEAN- NASHVILLE, TN
Market Research Analyst, 2000 - 2003