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JAN M. BRYANT ourt Home: (410) 672-0298 Odenton, MD 21113 Bryantj2104@verizon.net Cell: (443) 995-8675 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PRO BONO RESOURCE CENTER, Baltimore, MD 2/2013-Present Volunteer Attorney, Foreclosure Prevention Pro Bono Project Provide advice and counsel to homeowners who are in financial difficulties and are or will be facing a foreclosure action. Review and analyze loan documents, review homeowners’ financial situation, determine if homeowners’ factual situation meets the eligibility requirements for the federal Home Affordable Modification Program. MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Hanover, MD 2/2008-11/2012 Director, Office of Diversity and Equity Managed and supervised the Office of Diversity and Equity. Ensured compliance with Title VI, Title VII, Equal Employment Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Act, Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Maryland’s Minority Business Enterprise Programs, and other civil rights laws and regulations. Conducted investigations into complaints of discrimination, drafted investigatory reports and recommendations upon a probable cause finding of discrimination, wrote position statements in response to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charges of discrimination. Management/Supervision Direct - Managed and supervised 8 staff members within the Office of Diversity and Equity. Performed annual performance evaluations, assigned and approved work, approved work plans and leave. Indirect - Provided guidance, standardization and policy direction in the areas of civil rights, compliance, affirmative action and equal employment opportunities to approximately 45 employees – managers, supervisors and staff at the various transportation modal administrations (State Highway Administration, Maryland Aviation Administration, Motor Vehicle Administration, Maryland Port Administration, Maryland Transit Administration, and the Maryland Transportation Authority). Training Curriculum Development- Developed the curriculum and coordinated trainings for senior executives on diversity and equal employment opportunity roles and responsibilities. Coordinated curriculum and training on the Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program for approximately 60 employees. Trainer – Developed, coordinated, and trained 200 senior executives on equal employment opportunity laws, regulations, roles, and responsibilities. Trained over 2000 front line supervisors and managers on equal employment opportunity responsibilities. Developed and trained staff on harassment in the workplace and sexual harassment. Diversity Partnered with the Office of Human Resources to review policies and procedures to determine if inherent barriers to inclusion existed. Reviewed all recruitment announcements, interview questions, and final selection for unconscious bias. Strategized with the Office of Human Resources to develop programs that would enhance the diversity of the workforce. PAGE 2 JANBRYANT 410-672-0298 System Development Participated in the development and implementation of the iFMIS system to automate the Minority Business Enterprise and Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Programs reporting and monitoring functions. Ensured the automation process complied with the statute, regulations, and directives of the Minority Business Enterprise and Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Programs. OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, Crownsville, MD 9/1997-2/2008 Assistant Attorney General Represented the Department of Housing and Community Development in litigation and non-litigation legal matters in a wide variety of areas including employment and labor law, procurement law, public information, and fair housing laws. In 2006 assumed same responsibilities for additional client Maryland Food Center Authority. Litigation Practice Administrative - Successfully defended the Department in employment termination cases before the Office of Administrative Hearings and defended the Department’s procurement decisions and awards before Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals. Judicial - Represented the Department in complex legal matters that include condemnation actions, inverse condemnation actions, mandamus, declaratory judgment, and injunctive actions. Non-Litigation Practice Counsel - Handled a broad spectrum of legal matters within the Department. These included but were not limited to advising the Department on disciplinary action appropriateness, as well as other employment actions and processes to ensure compliance with State and Federal equal employment opportunity laws, and State procurement statutes and regulations. Contractual Review - Analyzed solicitations for minority business enterprise participation goals; reviewed all procurement contracts for compliance with State law. Communication- Reviewed all written Public Information Act requests and managed disclosure process. LEGAL AID BUREAU, INC., Baltimore, MD 1991-1997 Staff Attorney Represented diversity of clients in family law matters that included divorce, custody, child- support, and visitation actions. Managed and maintained active caseload of over 70 family law cases. Advised on a weekly basis walk in clients with family law issues. Litigation Practice Circuit and Appellate Court- Successfully represented clients in judicial proceedings. Prepared and presented arguments for contested adoption case in Court of Special Appeals. Non-Litigation Practice Counsel- Handled a broad spectrum of family law matters. Community Support- Presented family law seminars to educate community groups. Legislative- Monitored proposed legislation and prepared testimony presented before the Maryland General Assembly about the legislation’s impact on client population. EDUCATION AND TRAINING M.A., Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, 2003 J.D., University of Maryland, School of Law, Baltimore, MD, 1984 PAGE 3 JANBRYANT 410-672-0298 B.A., Seton Hill College, Greensburg, PA, 1981 CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING Courses include: Civil Mediation, Employment & Labor Law, Advanced Litigation Skills PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION Maryland State Bar Association COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES Zonta International – a global organization of executives and professionals who work together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. Member since 1999. District 3 Parliamentarian, 2012 -2014 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Chair, 2010 – 2012 Past- President- Zonta Club of Baltimore Office of the Attorney General’s Pro-Bono Program Represent eligible clients in family law matters through mediation, settlement discussions, and litigation as appropriate.
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