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Office of the Spokane City Attorney

808 W Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA, 99201-3301


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 LawyersSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2011
Top 100 LawyersSpokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2010
Top 100 LawyersSpokane Coeur D'Alene Living Magazine2009
Top 100 LawyersSpokane Coeur D'Alene Living Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant City AttorneyCity of Spokane2009 - Present
AttorneyAllen & McLane, PC2007 - 2009
Attorney at LawPaine Hamblen LLP2001 - 2007
Law ClerkEnvironmental Protection Agency - Office of General Counsel1999 - 2000
Law Clerk to Judge Russell C. FaggMontana District Court (Yellowstone County)1999 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Society for Human Resource Management (Inland Northwest Chapter)Member2006 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember2005 - Present
Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern IdahoDirector2004 - 2007
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitAdmitted2003 - Present
Spokane County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Washington Women LawyersMember2001 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of WashingtonAdmitted2001 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
ALFA 2007 Employment Law State-by-State CompendiumWashington2007
ALFA 2005 Employment Law State-by-State CompendiumWashington2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Montana State University, BozemanPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Montana State University, BozemanPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WAPELRA Fall ConferenceBargaining in the New Normal2011
In-Service TrainingSocial Networking2011
Supervisor AcademyWage and Hour Laws and Use of Leaves2010
Supervisor AcademyWorkplace Expectations2010
Workplace ExpectationsLaws and policies related to workplace expectations2009
Employment Law Update in WashingtonFLSA & Harassment2008
Labor & Employment Law ConferenceEmployee Handbooks2006
Human Resources Law UpdateFLSA Update2004
Human Resources Law UpdateManaging Leaves, Absenteeism, and Substance Abuse Issues2004
Recent Developments in Employment LawWrongful Discharge, Negligent Hiring2003
HIPAA and Employee HandbooksHIPAA: What do the new privacy standards mean to employers?2003