As an attorney, I've enjoyed the opportunity to represent a variety of people trying to get through a very stressful moment in their lives. Noone wants to be brought to court, and being able to be the experienced and professional person to help them through the process is an honor and a joy. I believe in working to the greatest extent possible through collaboration and in disagreeing without being disagreeable, and I think the profession is best served when people take common-sense positions and don't fight every step of the way.
In my current role, I'm blessed to work with and oversee a team of lawyers and staff handling matters in Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii and I've enjoyed working with lawyers throughout the region on matters where we represented different sides to reach the right result.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Distinguished Peformance Award||Allstate Insurance||2011|
|Distinguished Performance Award||Allstate Insurance||2009|
|Distinguished Performance Award||Allstate Insurance Company||2008|
|Lead Counsel for OR/AK/HI/SW WA and NW Subrogation||Allstate/Encompass/Esurance Staff Counsel||2006 - Present|
|Deputy District Attorney||Multnomah County District Attorney's Office||2001 - 2006|
|Deputy District Attorney||Marion County District Attorney's Office||2000 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Oregon Association of Defense Counsel||N/A||2006 - Present|
|Multnomah Bar Association||N/A||2006 - 2011|
|Oregon District Attorneys Association||N/A||2000 - 2006|
|Willamette University College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|Whitman College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|Mediation Tools and Techniques for Lawyers||What Works and What Doesn’t in Successfully Mediating Personal Injury Cases||2012|
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