Seattle, Washington 98103
I am passionate about the challenging and healing work offered through the collaborative law process. Inspired by my studies in human rights, I apply the same principles of respect, peace and reconciliation to help my clients recreate their futures.
Professional ActivitiesI was a Board Member of King County Collaborative Law for 5 years and during my tenure, I co-created and chaired the Professional Development Committee of KCCL and organized and put on trainings. I also co-chaired and presented trainings at the KCCL practice group (FLPG). I am a member of the Seattle Downtown Practice Group, and was a founding member of Cascadia Practice Group. I am a member of the Washington State Bar Association, and have volunteered at the KCBA Judicial Screening Committee, Family Law Clinic, and Seattle University Access to Justice and Human Rights Clinic. I am conversant in Spanish having lived in Peru and Honduras, and am strongly interested in cross-cultural issues. I practice yoga daily, and incorporate the principles of yoga into my lawyering and mediation
B.A. Indiana University at Bloomington; Majors in English and Spanish; Certificate in Latin American Studies; Year abroad in Lima, Peru.
M.A. Indiana University at Bloomington; Applied Linguistics
J.D. Seattle University School of Law