Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Margaret Suanne Bone Resume

116 Greenlawn Drive 
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 329-1338 

Professional Experience: Phil Bredesen, Office of the Governor Legislative Liaison, Department of Tourist Development Nashville, TN  January 2007 – Present
  • Contribute in organizing the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism
  • Managed legislative agenda as directed by the Governor's Office.
  • Communicated with area dignitaries and community leaders throughout the State.
  • Traveled throughout the State of Tennessee to support tourism agenda.
  • Engage with House and Senate members, staff and related individuals regarding legislation.
  • Collaborated with industry professionals to build compromise on legislative issues.
  • Author bill analysis and follow legislation.
  • Handle constituent issues for benefit of legislators.
  • Serve as a link between Department, General Assembly and Governor’s Office.
Harold Ford, Jr. for U.S. Senate, Fundraising/Finance Assistant Nashville, TN  February – November 2006
  • Scheduled and fulfilled major fundraising events around the State.
  • Corresponded with supporters to develop fundraising strategies.
  • Managed interns from the fundraising team.
Cumberland Real Estate & Auction, Affiliate Broker Lebanon, TN  June 2005 – June 2006
  • Registered and sold clients properties in Trousdale and Wilson counties.
  • Conferred with sellers and buyers in Trousdale and Wilson Counties.
  • Settled contracts between sellers and buyers.
Lowery, Lowery & Cherry, P. L. L. C., Law Clerk/Receptionist Lebanon, TN  June 2002 – April 2003 Investigated legal issues and prepared memorandums.
  • Outlined numerous legal documents and other materials.
  • Expanded Knowledge of Trial Court procedure.
  • Interacted with clerks and courtroom officials.
  • Supervised administrative tasks.
  • Supervised client communication.
Lannom & Williams, P. L. L. C., Law Clerk/Paralegal Lebanon, TN  June 2001 – April 2002
  • Studied personal injury matters and created memorandums.
  • Researched personal injury issues and drafted memorandums.
  • Communicated with clients and organized files.
  • Experience with drafting various legal documents and pleadings.
  • Gained Knowledge of Trial Court procedure and decorum.
  • Experience interacting with courtroom officials and clerks.
  • Communicated with clients and conducted initial interviews.
  •  Managed administrative tasks.

Affiliate Broker License, License #298422 – June 2005
Doctor of Jurisprudence – May 2003
Paralegal Certificate – May 1997 CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY – Lebanon, TN
Bachelor of Arts in Social Science – May 1996 Minor in Political Science  

Civic/Community Leadership:

Board of Directors, Community Progress Committee, Inc. (Present)
Member, First Presbyterian Church Session (2005-2007)
Member, Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club  (2005-Present)
Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce (2005-Present)
Cumberland University Alumni Board of Directors (2009-2010)
Eastern Middle TN Association of Realtors (2005-2006)
Wilson County CASA Board of Directors (2001-2003)


Detail oriented with a focus on follow through
Aptitude for communicating successfully with individual or in front of big groups
Practiced in organizing and completing duties without aid of support staff
Excellent Computer Skills and Program Knowledge: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Word Perfect, Pro Law, West Law, Time Matters, Lexis, M. Lee Smith, TN Tracks, National Geographical & Political Software  


Jim Hester
Office of Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, Senior Advisor
100 Metro Courthouse
Nashville, TN 37201
Office  615-862-6000

Pat Miller
Office of the Governor, Senior Advisor for Legislation & Policy
State Capitol
Nashville, TN 37243-0001
Office  615-253-7732

Jay West
County Officials Association of Tennessee, Executive Director
226 Capitol Boulevard,
Suite 210 Nashville, TN 37219
Office  615-253-6700

The Honorable Judge John Wootten
Circuit Court Judge
15th Judicial District (Wilson, Trousdale, Macon, Smith, Jackson Counties)
200 Red Boiling Springs Road
Lafayette, Tennessee 37083
Office  615-666-9324


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