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Betsy Rosenthal

Author of three books and numerous essays that have appeared in newspapers and magazines, including the Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Mothering Magazine, The Jewish Journal, Working Writer and others. I'm licensed to practice law and formerly worked for the Justice Department and later a national civil rights agency.

Profile Summary:
college essay editor Pacific Palisades, CA
legal assistant Pacific Palisades, CA
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reading, writing, badminton, traveling, decorative furniture painting
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Betsy R. Rosenthal
722 Jacon Way
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 454-1551

Freelance Writer, 1994-Present
§ Author of three children’s books:
My House Is Singing (Harcourt, Inc.)
It’s Not Worth Making a Tzimmes Over! (Albert Whitman & Co.)
Which Shoes Does Sherman Choose? (Putnam, due out 2010)

§ Author of numerous essays published in magazines and newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Mothering magazine, California Monthly magazine, The Jewish Journal, and Working Writer Magazine.

§ Author of poetry in anthologies, Phonics Through Poetry and More Phonics Through Poetry (Good Year Books)

Western States Counsel, Anti-Defamation League, Los Angeles, CA, 1985-1991
§ Oversaw legal work and investigative operation for large civil rights organization in its thirteen western states.
§ Wrote amicus curiae briefs in civil rights cases.
§ Wrote letters on behalf of victims of employment and other discrimination.
§ Appeared on television news programs, gave fundraising speeches, and ran civil rights committee meetings.

Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Immigration Division, Los Angeles, CA, 1984-1985
§ Represented the United States in immigration cases before Administrative Law Judges.

1994-1997 UCLA Extension Los Angeles, CA
Writers Program
1984 UCLA Law School Los Angeles, CA
Juris Doctor
1979 University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA
BA with distinction: social welfare/political science
Phi Beta Kappa
Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society

Professional Affiliations
§ Santa Monica Synagogue Board of Trustees
§ Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
§ California Bar Association, admitted 1984
§ Admitted to practice before U.S. District Court for Central District, California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; and California Stat
Bachelor's degree: UC Berkeley
Juris Doctor: UCLA Law
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Betsy Rosenthal is located in Pacific Palisades, CA and has the following skills: college essay editor, legal assistant
Legal / Law, Writing / Journalism
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college essay editor

Category: Writing / Journalism

This year’s high school seniors are facing the most competitive year for college admissions ever.

Experienced, published writer will help you polish your essays and make them shine.
Relevant Education / Credentials
graduate of top notch college and law school published writer of books and essays helped edit and rewrite other author's works as part of a writer's critique group for the past 13 years.
Years Experience: 20

legal assistant

Category: Legal / Law
looking for position assisting a lawyer
Relevant Education / Credentials
UCLA Law School excellent research, writing and organizational skills
Years Experience: 7