Admission Details

  • Admitted in 1996, New Mexico, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Law School Attended

  • Drake University, 1996, J.D.
    • with honors

University Attended

  • School of Visual Arts, New York, 1993, B.F.A.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Labor Law
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Formation
  • Contract Review & Development

Selected Professional and Community Service

  • Management Member, City of Albuquerque Labor Management Relations Board, Oct. 2013-Oct. 2015
  • Supreme Court Appointee to the New Mexico Uniform Jury Instructions, Civil, Committee, 2008-2014
  • Member and Board of Directors, New Mexico State Bar Health Law Section, 2013-2015; New Mexico State Bar Employment Law Section, 2012-2013
  • Member, New Mexico Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Legal Profession and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 2004-present
  • Board of Directors, Equal Access to Justice, 2008-present
  • Board of Directors, Campfire USA, New Mexico chapter, 2012-present
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2010-2015
  • Member and past-President (2006), New Mexico Women’s Bar Association
  • Member Board of Directors, New Mexico Environmental Law Center, 1997-2008

Selected recent presentations, articles and training

  • Presenter, Employment Law: 2014 Comprehensive Guide, National Business Institute, November, 2014, Albuquerque, New Mexico – Drafting Must Have Policies for Today’s Handbooks
  • Graduate, Leadership Albuquerque, 2014
  • Presenter, Fundamentals of Employment Law, Sterling Education Services, July 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico – The PPACA- What Employers Need to Know
  • Presenter, Employment Law Update Seminar, Lorman Educational Service, June, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico – Update on the Significant Changes Made by the ADAAA of 2008
  • Presenter, Employment Law Update Seminar, Lorman Educational Service, June, 2012, Albuquerque, New Mexico – Update on the Significant Changes Made by the ADAAA of 2008
  • New Mexico Business Weekly, April, 2012, Obamacare, What Remains if Only the Mandate is Stricken
  • Certificate in Mediation, Third Judicial District Court, County of Dona Ana, New Mexico
  • Certified Yoga Teacher (200-hour)
  • Developer, Volcano Trek iOS application