Appellate attorney dedicated to social justice and indigent defense, focused on conveying compassion to my clients and a passion for justice to the courts. Specialized in dealing with difficult clients and fighting the good fight, however challenging and time consuming those tasks may be.
Engaged government of the Republic of Serbia in representation of my client who is a Serbian national on death row in Nevada.
Co-chair U.S. Vets Legal Advocacy Project, a volunteer program that provides legal advice and assistance to homeless veterans.
Engaged in all stages of state and federal habeas litigation for both capital and non-capital clients; coordinated investigative efforts and conducted legal research for case litigation; experience questioning witnesses; represented nearly 100 clients at federal detention hearings.
Research and draft opinions for intermediate appellate court in multiple areas including criminal law, personal injury, and child custody.
Conduct intake and initial screening for legal aid applicants; assist clients with pro se divorce proceedings; shop steward for intake workers' union.
Work with UNITE-HERE local to identify and file unfair labor practice charges against multiple hotel employers; participate in union organizing and media events.
Academic Achievement awarded in Income Tax, Labor Law, and Appellate Advocacy courses. Graduated with Honors. Participated in Texas Law Fellowships public interest law oranization. ABA NAAC Moot Court Competition national finalist 2004, participant 2005. William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law Scholarship recipient 2005.
Graduated with Highest Honors and Special Honors in Philosophy.
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