Attorney who communicates clearly and effectively with clients, opposing council, jurors and judges. Develops lasting professional relationships.
Associate Appellate Attorney02/2012 to Current Schneider Kerr Law Offices – Portland, OR Researched, drafted, and filed Social Security Disability appeals in U.S. District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Reviewed each case following ad administrative hearing to determine the possible merits of an appeal.
Night Cabbie07/2009 to 02/2012 Radio Cab – Portland, OR Drove a taxi cab on the graveyard shift for Portland's premiere taxi cab company.
Appellate Public Defender07/2005 to 07/2009 Office of Public Defense Services – Salem, OR Represented indigent appellants on direct criminal appeal and parole.
Appellate ClerkArizona Court of Appeals, Div. II – Tucson, AZ Clerked for state appellate court judge, drafting civil and criminal opinions and memorandum decisions.
J.D.: Law2001University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law-
Bachelor of Arts: Economics & History1998University of Arizona-
Achieved favorable outcomes in three of the four cases I argued in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.