I have lived in Connell my whole life, growing up on a cattle and horse ranch. I graduated from Connell High School and while in high school went to running start and earned my AA at the same time. I then continued my education at Washington State University were I earned my BA in Animal Science and met the love of my life, whom I later married. I continued on to the University of Idaho and earned my J.D. Next, I packed up my belongings and moved back home where I opened my own practice. As well as practicing law, I am also a rancher, avid horsewoman, mother, wife, sister and daughter.
I am also the executive director of the Washington State Agriculture Legal Foundation where I strive to help the ranchers and farmers protect their land and livelihoods. In addition, I a member of the Washington Bar Association, Benton-Franklin Bar, Benton-Franklin Young Lawyers Bar, American Quarter Horse Association, American Angus Association, American Hereford Association, United Braford Breeders, and Washington Cattlemen’s Association, Franklin County Cattlemen’s Association and the National Foundation Quarter Horse association. I served as a director for the United Braford Breeders. I am a sponsor of the Franklin County Cattlemen’s and the Cattle Producers of Washington.
I am licensed to practice in the United States District Court and the Western District Court and I have cases that have gone before the Appeals Court. I also practice Bankruptcy before the Western and Eastern District Court.