Child Welfare Law Specialist,
National Association of Counsel for Children
Western Montana Bar Association,
Missoula, Montana
Federal District of Montana Licensed Attorney,
Federal Bar
State of Montana Licensed Attorney,
Montana State Bar Association Fee Arbitration Committee Member
Order of the Barristers,
Montana Chapter
Phi Delta Phi,
Montana Chapter


Substitute Judge, Missoula Municipal Court. - Experience in the judiciary makes better litigators.
Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Missoula, Board Member (Past Member). -
- Ensuring child abuse victims have a voice in court proceedings.
Poverello Center, Board Member. - Providing food, shelter, help, and hope to the homeless and underserved.
Montana Anti-Trafficking Project, Board Member.
- Working to end modern day slavery.
Teaching All Families to Thrive, Interim-Board President.  
           A Ravalli County non-profit providing direct services to elevate parenting and strengthen families.
Protect Montana Kids Commission, Member (Past Member). - Appointed by Montana Governor Steve Bullock to make recommendations on aligning the Montana child protection system with national standards and best practices in the field of child welfare.  The commission is responsible for presenting a plan to the 2017 Montana Legislature to bring more transparency to Montana’s child welfare system and align state laws governing child abuse and neglect with best practices across the country.
New Leaders Council Montana, Board Member (past member). - Working to empower the next generation of Montana's leaders.
Senior Deputy County Attorney, Criminal and Civil Prosecutor (past position). Tried over 100 cases to juries and judges, litigating cases every day.


University of Montana School of Political Science, Masters-level coursework in Public Administration.
University of Montana School of Law, JD
Montana State University, BA