Perry Poussard, Jr.

Perry Poussard, Jr.

J.D. Candidate

Entertainment & Media Law, Business & Corporate Law


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Latest Update: 5/20/2017

Education

Southwestern Law School

Los Angeles, California
Juris Doctor Candidate, SCALE Accelerated Two-Year Program, May 2018

Distinctions

Grade Point Average: 3.448
Top 10 Brief Writer, Southwestern Law 2017 Intramural Competition

Activities

Academics Chair/Senior Advocate, Trial Advocacy Honors Program
Co-President, Entertainment Law Society
Co-President, Couples & Families Association
Ambassador, SCALE Admissions Outreach & Social Media Contributor
Participant, Education Abroad, University of London, Summer 2017
Member, OUTLaw Society

Affiliations

Member, American Bar Association
Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association (ELIPS)
Member, The LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles
Member, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Bachelor of General Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies: Computer Engineering, Mathematics, & Theatre, December 2007
Honors: Chancellor's List: Fall 2007; Dean's List: Fall 2003, Spring 2004; Kip Knight & Day Leadership Award, Fall 2006

Experience

Videoconferencing Project

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Pro Bono Volunteer, September 2016 - May 2017

Conduct initial client interviews as part of a new legal aid initiative to serve a range of legal issues including family law, domestic violence, immigration, consumer protection, government benefits, housing and more.

Small Claims Clinic

Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, CA
Pro Bono Volunteer, July 2016 - April 2017

Educate litigants on small claims procedure and provide legal information about small claims options, including mediation services.

NewYorkRep

Stalking The Bogeyman; Why You Beasting?, New York, New York
Producer/Marketing Consultant, June 2013 - July 2014

Designed advertising, marketing, and social media materials to promote Off-Broadway runs of each play. Sparked discussion on the subjects of child sexual abuse and the American education system.

The Walt Disney Company

WDW Entertainment; Y.E.S. Programs, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Trainer/Coordinator/Performer and Education Facilitator, January 2005 - June 2015

Collaboratively trained performers and instructed them on operating guidelines; supervised cast while providing guest relations; coordinated special events. Facilitated chemistry and ImaginEARing programs for school aged children.

ECCO Productions/ENCORE

Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Volunteer Technology Director, 2009 - 2011

Implemented e-communications system, volunteer hours tracking databases, secure group intranet, and e-ticketing system; maintained systems, databases, and websites/social media.

Gospel Roads Social Justice Retreat

South Orange, NJ; Belle Glade, FL; Miami, FL
Co-Director, 2001 - 2006

Educated participants on social justice issues by collaborating with multiple community organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, Second Harvest Food Bank, soup kitchens, nursing homes, domestic violence shelters, homeless shelters, and summer camps.