I grew up in New Jersey and received my undergraduate education at Union College, in Schenectady, New York. I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and German in 1997. I received my Juris Doctorate from Quinnipiac College School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut in 2000, where I was a member of the law review. I moved to Seattle and was admitted to the Washington bar in June of 2001. I joined Mullavey, Prout, Grenley & Foe, LLP in May of 2002.