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William H. Gates Hall, Ste 265
Po Box 85110
Seattle, WA, 98145-1110


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Team of the YearWashington State Attorney General's Office2004
Diversity Advocate of the YearWashington State Attorney General's Office1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Director, Court Improvement Training AcademyUniversity of Washington School of Law2007 - Present
Part Time InstructorPierce College2005 - 2008
Assistant Attorney GeneralWashington State Office of the Attorney General1996 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationJuvenile Law Section - Education and Publications Chair2007 - Present
National Association of Counsel for Childrenmember2007 - Present
Order of the BarristersMember1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re: B.T., 150 Wn.2d 409 (2003)Court of Appeals reversed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
New Mexico State UniversityGovernment and International AffairsBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Infant Mental Health Court Policy Group TrainingIntroduction to Washington State Child Welfare Law2009
Washington State Children's Justice ConferencePanel Member: Roles, Responsibilities, and Ethical Codes for Those Involved in the Washington State Child Welfare Legal System2008
Washington State CASA ConferenceThe Ten Talisman of Effective Testimony2008
Skagit County Family Treatment Court ConferenceComprehensive Assessment and Planning in Dependency Cases2008
Regional Services Business MeetingCurrents in the Washington State Dependency Process2008
Washington State Spring Judicial ConferenceChronic Neglect2007
Juveniel Law Section Annual MeetingJuveniel Law Update2007