2008: Admitted to the State of Iowa
2010: Admitted to Federal Court in the Southern District of Iowa
2012: Admitted to Federal Court in the Northern District of Iowa
Founder and Partner of Community Lawyers of Iowa
2014 - present
Staff Attorney- Iowa Legal Aid
2008 - 2014
Handled cases from opening to closing in several types of law including but not limited to Landlord/Tenant, Family, Disability, Consumer, and Termination of Welfare and Unemployment Benefits.
Lead attorney for the migrant farmer worker project.
Drake Legal Clinic
Providing legal services for the elderly population including dissolution of marriage, wills, power of attorney, and guardianship.
Performed legal services from initial interview with client to closure of case.
Crawford Law Firm - Law Clerk
C. Edwin Moore Inn of Court
State Bar Association
Polk County Bar Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association
2010 - present
2010 - present
Performed Legal research for several types of law including personal injury, medical malpractice, immigration, contracts, probate, and administrative law.
Drafted the following; interrogatories, request for production for documentation work, several demand letters, and portions of two briefs.
Assisted in activities involving state and federal government relations.
Drake University Law School
2005 - 2008
Recipient of the Public Service Scholarship.
Deans List: 5 semesters
Started the Equal Justice Works Drake Chapter and served as its first president
University of Northern Iowa
Double Major in Social Work and Spanish
Current Vice President of Board of Directors for Proteus
Current Vice President for North of Grand Neighborhood Revitalization Board for the City of Des Moines from 2005-2008
Meredith Neighborhood Association President 2006