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Email: timothycretsinger@yahoo.com


Lewis & Clark Law School – Portland, OR

  • Dean’s Fellowship Recipient, Juris Doctorate, December 2006
  • Latino Legal Society, Member
  • Moot Court / Mock Trial Finalist, 2005
  • Certified Law Clerk (Appearances in Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) and Oregon State Court Proceedings)

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

  • B.A. English Language and Literature, History Minor, April 2001
  • Dean’s List, 6 semesters
  • Undergraduate English Association, Vice President
  • Ann Arbor (Huron) Homeless Shelter, Student Volunteer Coordinator


Margolis & Gallagher Law Firm
Brief Writing, Paralegal Duties, etc. January 2009- Presently employed

Law Office of Scott Keillor, P.C.
Brief Writer- April 2008- Presently Employed

Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone P.C.
Document Review Attorney (via Kelly Legal Services, Inc.)December 2006-March 2007

  • Discovery Support Team: Performed online database review. Anti-Trust Litigation Discovery for responsiveness, significance and privilege for a large, multinational client. Gained proficiency in working with the following database and litigation support technology software: IConnect, Summation Iblaze, and Concordance.

Law Offices of Diana M. Bailey, P.C.
Law Clerk/Appellate Brief Management/January 2005-August 2005

  • Immigration Practice – Responsible for writing and editing Appellate Briefs for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and appellate briefs to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Visas (Work Permits/Adjustment of Status)

Law Office of Brian Patrick Conry, P.C. – Portland, OR
Law Clerk/ April 2003-September 2004

  • Immigration- Visas (Work Permits/Adjustment of Status); Post-Conviction Relief for Deported Immigrant-Defendants (Involuntary Plea Negation re: Immigration Consequences)
  • Personal Injury- Automobile Accident Cases
  • Criminal Defense- Drug Cases and Serious Felonies

Hooper, Hathaway, Price, Beuche, and Wallace – Ann Arbor, MI
Law Clerk/Office Runner / August 2001-August 2002

Skills and Interests

  • Proficient to fluent in Spanish; working knowledge of German
  • Proficient in Lexis, Westlaw, Word, Excel, Windows or Mac
  • University of Michigan Boxing- 1998 NCBA Midwest Cruiserweight Finalist