I live near Mount Vernon, WA.  This corner of the Pacific Northwest is my home.  I enjoy our local Farmers Market, our local community, and our great outdoors.  When I need a break from the practice of law I am often walking outdoor with my dogs or speed hiking the slopes of nearby mountains.

I studied Washington law and practice Washington law in Skagit County.  I am a local attorney and a member of the local legal community. 

Chair of the Skagit County Bar Association Membership and Website Committee.

Member of the Washington State Bar Association since 2002.

Admitted to practice in Federal Court, Western District of Washington.

Graduate of the University of Washington — B.A. Economics cum laude and 2002 Juris Doctor from the University of Washington School of Law.  Notes and Comments Editor of the prestigious Washington Law Review. 

Advanced studies in trial advocacy including multiple trial advocacy seminars with the Trial Lawyers College (r).

Trained in Collaborative Divorce (UCLA RCW 7.77).

Title 26 Guardian Ad Litem.

I am at home with people of different cultures and backgrounds.  If English is not your main language I am also fluent in Italian, French, and conversant in German.