I grew up in Eureka, Nevada. After high school I attended the University of Nevada in Reno. After receiving my Law Degree from California Western School of Law, I was admitted to Nevada State Bar in 2004. I am also admitted to the Federal District Court of Nevada and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. I have previously worked as a Deputy District Attorney for Elko and Carson City. I have also worked as a Senior Deputy Attorney General for the State of Nevada.