I'm an attorney based in Colorado. In my free time, I volunteer with civic education programs and tutor in American history, law, and writing.
I was very involved in civic education programs during high school, and I've continued that involvement as a volunteer in the years following.
Throughout college and law school, I volunteered with high school mock trial programs in my home state of Indiana. I was an assistant coach, and I served as a judge during competition rounds.
One summer during college, I worked as a camp counselor. As part of that role, I was tasked with facilitating discussions with the campers around an organized curriculum.
During law school, I also volunteered...
Colorado Court of Appeals, Appellate Law Clerk
2017 - 2017
I read the record of the case and the filings of the parties, then draft the opinion of the court. In order to do that, I spend most of my time researching and writing about a wide variety of legal issues including criminal law, civil disputes, constitutional rights, and administrative proceedings.
Indiana Supreme Court, Judicial Intern
2016 - 2016
My primary task was to read the filings submitted by parties seeking review of their case in the Indiana Supreme Court. I dealt primarily with civil cases. After reading the filings, I would research the legal issues raised and recommend to the Justice whether the court should take the case or not.
Colorado Attorney General's Office, Criminal Appeals Intern
2016 - 2016
I drafted briefs on behalf of the People of Colorado. I was responsible for responding to the arguments brought by convicted defendants on appeal. I also assisted attorneys in their preparation for a case before the United States Supreme Court.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Legal and Risk Management Intern
2015 - 2015
I assisted in-house counsel with a variety of legal tasks pertaining to the operation of a large nonprofit organization. I helped research and draft the organization's family and medical leave policy, assisted with tax filings, researched federal and state regulations pertaining to charitable donations, and helped resolve internal conflicts of interest.
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Policy Intern
2013 - 2013
I drafted speeches for the Drug Czar, Gil R. Kerlikowske, and assisted Deputy Director Michael Botticelli for testimony before the Senate. I also researched state and local approaches to addressing the then-emerging opioid crisis and attended meetings with representatives from the DEA, DOJ, State Dept., and other federal agencies.