Voted the Best Attorney in Nevada County 6 consecutive years, Debra, is licensed in both California and Washington. She was admitted to the Washington Bar in 1983, While in Seattle, Debra worked for a prominent general business/real estate law firm before becoming Vice President, General Counsel, Designated Broker, and Interim Director of Human Resources for a multi-million dollar real estate development and management company. She handled all corporate, real estate, land-use, risk management, and insurance matters including airplane leasing and counseling a charitable foundation. She procured multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of the company. She has made her considerable talents available to the residents and businesses of the foothills, in a variety of business and real estate matters. In addition to her private practice, she is General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs of Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty, and a frequent speaker on the latest developments with short sales, loan modification, deeds in lieu foreclosure and real estate financing problems.