I was born and raised in Seattle where I attended Seattle University and earned my bachelor’s degrees in Humanities and Criminal Justice with a specialization in Forensic Psychology. I worked for two years before moving to Spokane and attended Gonzaga University School of Law where I received my Juris Doctorate. While attending Gonzaga, I externed with University Legal Assistance, a not-for-profit program, through the General Law Clinic. Here I represented clients in a variety of cases with an emphasis on unemployment benefit claims. For a year and a half I interned for the Criminal Department at Cooney Law Offices, P.S. That position transitioned to practicing Bankruptcy with Cooney. To keep up to date on my true passion, criminal defense, I also handled traffic infractions and represented clients charged with criminal misdemeanors. I remained with Cooney for a little over a year before transitioning to Timothy Nodland & Associates. Here I was a plaintiff's attorney for personal injury cases.
After five years in Spokane, I finally gained an opportunity not only to move back to the beautiful Seattle but also to get back into criminal defense working at Emerald City Law Group. I primarily focused on defending DUIs but handled all other criminal misdemeanors and traffic infractions as well.
I currently reside in Chicago working as a case manager for a multi state personal injury practice at Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys.
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|Case Manager||Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys||2015 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Emerald City Law Group||2013 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Timothy Nodland, PS||2013 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Cooney Law Offices, PS||2011 - 2012|
|Legal Intern||Cooney Law Offices, PS||2010 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bellevue Junior Chamber of Commerce||Secretary||2014 - Present|
|Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2013 - Present|
|Washington State Association for Justice||Member||2013 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington||Member||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Member||2011 - Present|
|Phi Alpha Delta||Clerk||2008 - 2011|
|Gonzaga University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|Seattle University||Humanities; Criminal Justice||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|