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Name: Susan Sheldon

Location: Livingston, MT 

Type of Business:
PI and Prose Legal Clinic and Library

What does your business do?
We do background checks, PI services and offer a Pro se legal clinic with all legal forms needed to be your own Attorney. People can hire us through their legal team for less then a lawyer would charge and thus be more in control of their case. We offer back ground checks on potential employees for local and regional companies.

When and why did you start the biz?
Would like to be up and running within the next few months.

How Many People are in your Company?
Will start with 3-5

Where's your office?
Presently looking for the right location

What's the toughest part of running your biz?
Getting funding

What's the most fun part?
Being my own boss.

Anything you would have done differently?
Started years ago.

How do you use Idea Cafe to help your biz?
Question my ideas so I stay on task and am clear on my intentions. Keep me ethical. A place to vent and get quality feedback.

School (where, still in school, degree)?
Professional Career Development, Georgia, Paralegal and Private Investigator Ministry of Truth International, Minister and Spiritual Counseling Academy of Husband Coached Childbirth, Child Birth Educator and Nutritionis Victim�s Rights - Education on-going Dress Making and Design

Prior jobs or business?
Work history Arco gas station Manager (Detroit, Michigan) CNA (Gunnison, Colorado) (Thousand Oaks, California) Rose of Sharon Home and Janitorial Service (California) (Own Business) Receptionist at IBM (Colorado) � Childbirth Educator and Nutritionist (Colorado, Montana, New Hampshire) � Secretary, Researcher (Colorado, New Hampshire) � Paralegal, Private Investigator, Researcher, (Colorado) � Spiritual Counseling, Marriages, Prosperity Teaching, (Montana, Colorado) � Referral Rep for Life Force International Jobs with bullet were self employed Total Fitness Childcare Amazing Taxi Volunteer work Soup Kitchen helper, Colorado, California, Montana, New Hampshire Past President and Past Chaplain of American Legion Auxiliary, Paonia, Colorado KVNF and KRZA Community Radio Paonia and Alamosa ,Colorado , DJ Saguache County Sheriff�s Victim Response Team, Saguache , Colorado ( See attached paper for training associated with this.) President of I Am Free Foundation - working with rehabilitation of Prisoners and at-risk-youth Fire Fighter - Park County Rural 1 - Livingston, Montana Meals on Wheels Loaves and Fishes Skills Puzzle Solver and Inventor Attention to detail, Get the job done in the highest and best way possible. Computer : Windows, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Quickbooks, Frontpage, All skills attached to former work and training listed. Leadership with wisdom and patience. Multitasking a highly evolved skill from 25 years of motherhood of eight humans. Integrity and trust, common sense - rare skills in today�s world. A great sense of humor. Honest, to the point Trainings At the Academy: Victims Rights Amendment Domestic Violence Victims Compensation Self Defense OC spray Sexual Assault Vicarious Trauma Death Notifications Report Writing and Forms Victim Advocacy 101 At COVA: Legal Privilege For Victim Advocates Working with Deaf/hard of hearing victims Traffic Victims Bodily Injury Aftermath and prevention of Suicide Dealing with Brain Injury Victims Through VRT in house trainings: Youth Subcultures Unresolved Homicides DV Treatment Teens and Dating violence Link between Animal Cruelty and DV Prosecution of sex crimes in rural Colorado Reality of Strangulation Advocate Safety Covering Rape Criminal Justice Sexual Behavior in Children Shaken Baby Syndrome Trainings sponsored by various Departments in local Area: Elder Abuse Investigative training Sexual Assault and SANE Permanent protection Orders Stalking Victims Rights Amendment Touch and Traumatized Children Trainings in context of Private Investigator and Paralegal Crime Scene Investigation Evidence gathering Report writing Interviewing History of Law Enforcement and Creation of Private Investigators Court room procedure Presenting as a Professional Witness Paralegals and the Legal Profession Paralegals and the Legal System Criminal law, Constitutional Law, Contract Law, Tort Law How to study Law Intro to the Legal System Litigation Assistantship Legal Analysis Legal Interviewing Investigation in a Law Office Computer Literacy Law Office Management Informal and Formal Advocacy The regulations of a Paralegal Attorney and Paralegal ethics Legal Research and Legal Writing

What are your pets' names?
Dragon Boots

Do any of these pets help with your biz?
Yes he protects me and makes sure I spend quality time outside.

Is there any one person or event in your life that led you to go into business for yourself?
Not finding a job working for others that inspired my passions.

Contact Info:
Susan Sheldon
1106 w park
Livingston, MT 59047


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