San Francisco Bay Area native. Active in the legal profession since 1988 as Paralegal. Practicing in California since 1999 with JD from John F. Kennedy University School of Law and European Union Certificate from Tulane University School of Law. Solo lead counsel in over 50 jury trials. Current Vice President and Workers’ Compensation Chairwoman at North San Diego County Bar Association, volunteer Judge at North San Diego Superior Court and mentor to local students elementary through law school. Former President at California Workers’ Compensation Professionals, Director at North San Diego Bar Association.