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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.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    1 year

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Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys

1000 W Lake St.
Chicago, IL, 60607


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Case ManagerGlen Lerner Injury Attorneys2015 - Present
Associate AttorneyEmerald City Law Group2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyTimothy Nodland, PS2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyCooney Law Offices, PS2011 - 2012
Legal InternCooney Law Offices, PS2010 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bellevue Junior Chamber of CommerceSecretary2014 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2013 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of WashingtonMember2011 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2011 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaClerk2008 - 2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Seattle UniversityHumanities; Criminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2006