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MMUKA VALENCE CV --UPDATED VERSION 2016

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MMUKA VALENCE CV --UPDATED VERSION 2016

  1. 1. P.O. Box 52384-00200 Nairobi Phone No.0710809268 / 0722249138 Email:valmuka@yahoo.com 1 MMUKA VALENCE PERSONALINFORMATION: Gender: Female Marital status: Single Nationality: Kenyan Religion: Christian Languages: English, Swahili (Spoken & Written) Hobbies: Reading inspirational books & going for nature walks Phone Number: +254 710809268 CAREER OBJECTIVE: To work ina dynamic Organization that encourages and values the implementation of new ideas and exponential employee growth to face day-to-day challenges in pursuit of organizational goals. STRONG PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES  Strong team leader and team player.  Results- oriented.  Honest and reliable.  Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND FIELD OF STUDY INSTITUTION DURATION GRADE Certified Public Secretaries (CS) East Africa School of Management College (EASM) 2016 __ Post Graduate Diploma in Law (Advocates Training Programme) Kenya School of Law 2014 Pass Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) University of Nairobi (School of Law) 2009-2013 Second Class (Upper Division) Computer Packages; Microsoft Office Clem-tech Computer College 2009 Credit Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Booker Academy Mumias 2005-2008 Grade B Plain
  2. 2. P.O. Box 52384-00200 Nairobi Phone No.0710809268 / 0722249138 Email:valmuka@yahoo.com 2 WORK EXPERIENCE: Jan 2015 – to date Associate at Ndung’u Karanja & Company Advocates, where my duties included but not limited to;  Handling of intellectual Property works  Drafting Legal opinions and letters generally  Attendance in court for mentions and hearings  Assisting in arbitration and mediation  Handling commercial and conveyancing matters  Handling Insurance Claims July 2013 – Feb 2014 Working as an Intern at Little Angels Network- Adoption Society, where my duties included but not limited to;  Drafting of a Case Committee Policy  Drafting of a Policy for the Organization( Little Angels Network Adoption Society)  Follow Up on the Legal Process with the applicants  Preparation of Child Declaration Reports for Court  Filling in of the Certificates to Declare a Child Free for Adoption March 2013– June 2013 Working as an intern at CRADLE – The Children’s Foundation, where my duties included but not limited to;  Advising clients on legal matters and keeping them updated on the progress of their cases.  Opening and Filing cases for Clients  Legal Counseling  Closing up cases Feb 2013 – March 2013 Working as an intern at the Research Department at the Institute of Research and Policy Alternatives, where I Wrote a Report on “How Electoral Commissions Promote Democracy in Africa.” Feb 2012 – June 2012 Working as an intern at the Legal Research Department at the Kenya Law Reports (National Council For Law Reporting) where my duties included but not limited to:  Locating, transcribing and summarizing human trafficking cases from Kenyan courts
  3. 3. P.O. Box 52384-00200 Nairobi Phone No.0710809268 / 0722249138 Email:valmuka@yahoo.com 3  Proof reading of the law materials before they are edited. June 2011- Sept 2011 Judicial Attachment, Kakamega Law Courts Internship in partial fulfillment of the law degree course where my duties included:  Analyzing cases and judgments with assistance from the judge and magistrates  Dealing with queries, enquiries and complaints from members of the public  Offering legal assistance June 2010 -Sept 2010 Working as a legal intern at Osodo & Company Advocates where my duties included but not limited to:  Drafting pleadings to be filed in court.  Advising clients on legal matters and keeping them updated on the progress of their cases.  Carrying out research  Perusal of court files and other documents  Record keeping and general office management ASSOCIATIONS, ACHIEVEMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Drafted the First Ever Case Committee Policy for Little Angels Network- Adoption Society  Wrote a Dissertation during my Under Graduate Studies at Parklands School of Law titled “A Critical Analysis of the Right to Education of Childrenwith Disabilities in Kenya” whereby, I emerged as one of the top twenty students in the Class of 2013.  Wrote a Report on “Sample Cases on Human Trafficking & Allied Offences” from the Nairobi Chief Magistrate’s Court in collaboration with Lawyers Without Borders & United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.  Participated in Legal Aid Clinics organized by ALAC (Legal Advisory Centre) in collaboration with Transparency International- Kenya on diverse dates.  Member, I Choose life Africa where I participated in various HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns in Parklands Campus.  Member, Environmental Club in University of Nairobi, Parklands Campus, School of Law.
  4. 4. P.O. Box 52384-00200 Nairobi Phone No.0710809268 / 0722249138 Email:valmuka@yahoo.com 4 REFEREES: 1. Mr. Luka Kimaru Kiprotich Judge of the High Court of Kenya Head of Criminal Division Nairobi. Phone Number 0722598448 2. Mr. Alex Ndung’u Karanja, Ndung’u Karanja & Co. Advocates, 5th Floor, Windsor House, University Way P.O BOX 52384-00200 Phone No. 0722812484 NAIROBI 3. Mr. Micheal M. Murungi, CEO/ Editor, National Council for Law Reporting/ Kenya Law Milimani, Upperhill, Phone No: 0733999970 NAIROBI. 4. Mrs. Susan Otuoma CEO Little Angels Network, Adoption Society Wood Avenue, Kindaruma Rd Junction, P.O BOX 43092-00100 GPO Phone No. 0786941326/0724941326 NAIROBI.

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