Anita D. Paka

Anita D. Paka

Attorney
Location:
Fairfax, Virginia
Phone:
703.261.6881
Email:

Over 8 years of progressive legal experience in various roles providing support to ensure efficiency and compliance with legislation, legal research and writing, managing timelines and delivering results in a timely manner. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, PerfectLaw, USPTO's PAIR and EFS database, WIPO, EPO, JPO, Quick Books, Relativity. Advanced knowledge of Blue Book, cite checking, preparing Table of Contents and Table of Authorities. Fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi and Intermediate level in French and Spanish.

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2017

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Juris Doctorate - 2020
  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • LL.M. - 2001
  • Bombay University, Government Law College, Mumbai (Bombay), India
    • LL.B. - 2000
  • George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia - 2009
    • Major: Paralegal Studies Certificate
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Alexandria, Virginia
    • M.A.
    • Major: Master of Public Administration and Policy (M.P.A)

Classes/Seminars

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University, Student Assistant , 2002 - 2005

Past Employment Positions

  • Solo Practitioner, Estate Planning Attorney, (03/2018- present)
  • Document Review, Attorney, (02/2018 – present)
  • Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, P.C., IP Specialist, 2014 - 2018
  • Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC, Patent Prosecution Paralegal, 2011 - 2014
  • Ruddy Law Office, PLLC, Paralegal/Law Clerk, 2010 - 2011
  • Internet Law Group, Paralegal/Legal Assistant , 2009 - 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • Catholic Charities of The Diocese of Arlington, Hogar Immigrant Services
  • Pro bono Attorney, Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center (01/2018- Present)
  • Intern, Dist. Of Columbia Dep’t Of Parks And Recreation
  • Law Clerk, Greenpeace, Sierra Club And Forest Stewardship Council, 2001 - 2002

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • French
  • Spanish