Saphfire Brown


Litigation Assistant

Seattle, WA

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH                                                                                                                       June 2018

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Classics                                                                                                                                      3.3/4.0

Relevant Coursework: Classical studies, museum studies, history, archaeology, Ancient Greek language and prose, art history


King’s College London, London, UK                                                                                                       September 2018

MA in Classics Program

Relevant Coursework: Ancient Greek, research, Greek epigraphy, cross-collegiate coursework at University College London.


Classics Department Foreign Study Program, Greece                                                                            March to June 2017

Studied classical Greek history and archaeology for ten weeks and participated in a program with a competitive application process.


Classics Department Foreign Study Program, Rome, Italy                                                       September to November 2017

Studied classical Roman history and archaeology for ten weeks and participated in a program with a competitive application process.


Work Experience
Driggs, Bills, and Day PLLC, Seattle, Washington                                                                    February 2019 to Present

Litigation Assistant

Effectively managed complex case load for multiple attorneys and assisted with all aspects of the litigation cycle, including legal research and investigation, records management and review, and hearing preparation.
Managed the preparation of pleadings and motions, document organization, court filing, and deposition scheduling, playing a key role in the creation of multiple six-figure settlements for the firm.
Executed court filings both on paper and online, demonstrating fluency and flexibility in working with the platforms used in all major Washington county court systems.
Drafted complex discovery requests, including those for production, interrogatories, admissions, and copies.
Maintained multiple calendars for filing and discovery deadlines, conference calls and meetings, and court hearings.
Communicated cogently with individuals at all levels of the legal system, including clients, lawyers, legal personnel, and judges.
Port Angeles School District, Port Angeles, Washington                                                   September 2016 to January 2017

Paraeducation Intern

Supported students with learning disabilities such as autism and impaired developmental issues in their classrooms, adapting broader paraeducational programs to fit their individual needs.
Organized daily classroom schedule and monitored student arrivals, ensuring a safe productive school day.
Tutored and encouraged students in all subjects, helping them stay on track academically.
SkyCity Restaurant at the Space Needle, Seattle, Washington                                                            June to August 2015

Assistant Hostess

Assisted servers in welcoming and attending to patrons efficiently.
Managed waitlist and reservations; effectively maintained an organized system for seating up to 250 customers.
Provided support and aid to the restaurant team to ensure a quality dining experience for visitors.
City of Port Angeles Public Works and Utilities, Port Angeles, Washington                               January 2012 to July 2014

Engineering Department Intern

Performed clerical duties such as answering telephone, sorting and distributing mail, running errands and sending faxes.
Operated office equipment such as fax machines, copiers, and phone systems, and use computers for spreadsheet, word processing, database management, and other applications.
Leadership & Additional Activities
The Dartmouth Newspaper, Hanover, New Hampshire                                                          September 2016 to June 2018

Photo Section Editor & Photographer

·  Photographed various philanthropic, academic, social and sporting events on campus.

·  Mastered Lightroom software for photo editing; provided edited photographs for both digital and print formatting.


Alpha Phi Sorority, Hanover, New Hampshire                                                                        January 2016 to June 2018

Member, meetings chair, historian.

· Planned and participated in leadership and philanthropic work including Red Dress Gala Fundraiser for heart health, The Prouty cancer fundraiser, and fundraisers for the Alpha Phi Foundation.


9/2014 - 6/2018

BA at Dartmouth College

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