Julie King
Data Science
Database Adminstration
Programming
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Summary
A recent graduate with an MS in Computer Science, with a concentration in data science and artificial intelligence. A resourceful, detail-oriented professional with demonstrated skills in project management (multiple simultaneously), database management, and data analysis. An organized and creative individual with strengths in training and client management who enjoys creating order out of chaos and improving user interface design to maximize client experience. Programming and database skills include Java, C, C++, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, and SQL.
 
Experience
Web Development, Web Design, and Programming
  • Design, develop, and maintain websites to ensure constant site functionality and drive business to clients
  • Focus on responsive design to ensure sites are mobile-friendly while maintaining the sites' overall aesthetics and communicating the sites' important content
  • Integrate e-commerce, content management, and social media features
Data Management / Analysis
  • Extensive use of queries and analysis of query results in over 15 litigation support and database applications, including Concordance, to winnow millions of documents into smaller, manageable subsets for more efficient use in litigation
  • Participated in the development and maintenance of claims allocation software programs to ensure accurate projections of client liability
  • Conducted claims audits, analyses, projections, and allocations of asbestos bodily injury claims that produced potential 50% ($5 million), 50% ($75 million), and 70% ($3.5 million) reductions in the liability of insurers of manufacturers of asbestos-containing products
Project Management
  • Project manager for document review and analysis projects for insurance industry clients, including selecting database software, designing user data entry templates/views, setting up uniform coding guidelines, development of review protocol, hiring and supervision of reviewers, quality control, client relations, client technical support, and production of final reports for the clients to ensure accurate and on-time delivery of liability estimates to clients
  • Performed quality control on the work of document reviewers and provided feedback to ensure accuracy and consistency of data and analysis while meeting deadlines
  • Go-to person for assisting division partners with document review software issues to maximize efficiency of project protocols and queries
  • Co-managed a two-year asbestos-bodily injury claims exposure analysis project involving a review of over 9 million pages of documents to determine and analyze the detailed work history and exposure for over 15,000 claimants; based on this work our client, the insurer, settled for 25% of a potential $2 billion judgment
  • Performed primary work on multiple cases simultaneously, including successful creditor-side bankruptcy cases involving up to $6,000,000 in secured interests
  • Managed teams of employees to provide high-quality, on-time, and on-budget editing, proofreading, and production work to clients
  • Consistently met court deadlines to help ensure the best possible outcome for clients
Documentation
  • Wrote reports summarizing methodology and findings to provide accurate estimates of client liability
  • Developed and documented review protocols to ensure accuracy and efficiency to provide high-quality and timely results regarding client liability
  • Co-authored an editing training manual to ensure consistent procedures to maximize efficiency and quality of work
Training
  • Trained colleagues on efficient use of litigation support software programs to ensure consistency, quality, and timely production of results
  • Trained colleagues and clients in the use of Summation (certified trainer) and Concordance database and litigation support software programs, including development of a Summation training manual, to provide a one-stop shop for e-discovery products, analysis, and project management to promote client retention
  • Trained new associates with regard to research and writing skills
  • Provided technical and research assistance and training for students and faculty regarding the effective use of electronic legal research
Client Management
  • Handled all client relations for a sole-practicioner editing business
  • Co-managed operations for a consulting company, including handling of client relationships, development of project proposals and budgets, and development of marketing strategies
  • Discussed likely outcome of lawsuits, kept clients informed of progress, and developed strategies to maximize client outcome
Technical Skills
Languages:
  • Java, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, HTML, HTML5, CSS, C, C++, Ruby, Scheme, Prolog, Jess, FreePascal
Applications:
  • NetBeans, Jupiter, Dreamweaver, BaseX, Racket, Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, One Note, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint, Visio, Word), Microsoft Visual Studio, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, WinSCP, Putty, Weka, MATLAB, Lazarus
Database Systems:
  • Oracle, MySQL, MySQL Workbench
  • Extensive work in developing and maintaining databases, in particular using Summation and Concordance litigation support programs and Microsoft Access, for use in claims analysis and document management
Education
Master of Science in Computer Science
University of Illinois at Springfield
May 2014
  • GPA: 4.0
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon honor society
Juris Doctor
College of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
May 1999
  • High Honors in Legal Writing and Research
  • Honors in Introduction to Advocacy
  • Dean's List
Bachelor of Arts in English
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
May 1991
  • English Honors Program
  • Dean's List
Work History
Technical Support Specialist
University of Illinois, Champaign IL
Web Design and Programming
Freelance, as Sidebar Studio, Champaign IL
Writer and Editor
King Writing Services, Champaign IL
Project Attorney
Alston & Bird, LLP, Atlanta GA
Executive Consultant
Integrated e-Solutions / IES Claims Services, Chicago IL
Associate Attorney
Ritchie & Johnson, PLC, Knoxville TN
Legal Reference Librarian
University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN
Research Assistant
University of Illinois, Champaign IL
Legal Research Assistant
Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Champaign IL
Westlaw Student Representative
Thomson West, Champaign IL
Production Supervisor / Production Coordinator
Publication Services, Champaign IL
Assistant Editor
Human Kinetics, Champaign IL
Editor
University of Illinois, Champaign IL

 
Coursework
Design and Implementation of Intelligent Systems
Artificial Intelligence
Data Mining
Advanced Database Concepts
Database Systems
E-Commerce
Client-Side Web Development Practices
Graduate Research Seminar
Data Structures and Algorithms
Programming Languages
Computer Organization
Graduate Research Seminar
Operating Systems

 
Portfolio
King Writing Services website
Susan Feuille etiquette consulting website
Hospital database model
with EER diagram; relational diagram; SQL statements for creation of the database, loading of data, and creation of views; SQL queries; and SQL results (from Advanced Database Concepts class)
Email database model
with ER diagram; schema; SQL statements for creation of the database and loading of data; SQL queries; and XPath expressions (from Introduction to Database Systems class)
Data mining project on Chicago crime statistics
with data preprocessing; algorithm; histogram analysis; association; clustering; and queries (from Data Mining class)
Web-based Hangman Game
(from Client-Side Web Development class)
Java ant colony simulation project
Please contact me directly if you wish to view this project.
Survey of the Use of Predictive Coding in E-Discovery
Paper and presentation for Design and Implementation of Intelligent Systems semeseter project
Literature Review: Reducing the Costs of Knowledge Acquisition in Word Sense Disambiguation
Brief literature review for Graduate Research Seminar