I am committed to public interest and serving the community. I have served on various boards throughout the community, including, but not limited to: Disability Legal Services of Indiana, Indianapolis Bar Association Steering Committee; Mentoring Women's Network, Indianapolis Bar Association's Women & The Law Division, Networking Section and Family Law Section, Indianapolis Bar Association Law Student Executive Board; Indiana University Alumni Board; National Association of Professional Women, as well as Indiana State Bar's Diversity Committee, Civil Rights of Children Committee, Governance Committee, PLEADS Section, as well as the ADR Section. I am the Past-President of the Indianapolis Equal Justice Works Chapter. I am also extremely active in the ABA serving as a past Education Chair, 2014 National ABA Scholar, 2016 Law Practice Fellow and currently an ABA YLD Fellow and ADR Liaison.
I am extremely involved with family law, as I am an ABA and ISBA Family Law Member. I have served on the IBA Family Law Executive Board as well as the Marion County Family Law Local Rules Committee. I have served as an independent contract consultant for the Indiana Supreme Court's Family Law Pilot Project (2012-2014). Additionally, I have volunteered my time to represent pro bono family law appeals for the Indiana State Bar Appellate Pro Bono Project for qualifying appeals.
In addition to providing the highest degree of representation to my clients, I am dedicated to raising money for public interest law, including for Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis’ Law Repayment Assistance Program, where I currently serve on the standing host committee. I have volunteered at various organizations throughout the community which serve the underprivileged and pursue equal access to justice, including, but not limited to: Disability Legal Services of Indiana; Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Center for Victim and Human Rights; and other such organizations.
I am a 2012 ISBA Leadership Academy Graduate; 2014 Trial Institute Graduate; 2016 SKL Lacy Leadership Series Graduate; and 2015 FBI Citizens Academy Graduate.
I am fluent in American Sign Language and I utilize this skill to pursue my passion of meeting the legal needs and challenges of the Deaf Community throughout Indiana.