Legal Bio

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I am a Relationship Coach and Lawyer, focusing my practice on helping my clients find, create and nurture meaningful connections with their significant others, including through the process of divorce.  I have a combined 15 years of experience in the law and coaching.  I am happily married since 2010.

If you find yourself in a situation where divorce is inevitable, I pride myself on having a collaborative divorce practice where the main goal is finding the kindness in the process so that you and your spouse can divorce in a way that takes all of your needs into account, including the best interests of your children, all while saving yourself emotional and financial costs of a traditional litigated divorce.  Take a look through my offerings for a more comprehensive list of what I can help you with.

I established my own practice in 2009.  I love what I do.

I am currently a member of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin and am also trained and certified by the organization.

I am a certified life coach since 2007, and I gained my credentials at Coach Training Alliance in Boulder, Colorado, under Dr. Jackie Black, a renowned relationship coach and expert.

Prior to starting my own law practice, I was an associate at a boutique employment law firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  My first year in practice, I was an associate at a small firm in Kenosha, Wisconsin, handling general practice matters, including family law and criminal defense.

I completed two clerkships while in law school, both in the area of immigration services.

I am admitted to the practice of law by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin by bar examination.

I earned my J.D. from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana.  While I was a student at Loyola I was the Treasurer for the Loyola Association for Women Law Students as well as co-founder and Vice President of the Loyola Alternative Dispute Resolution Association.  Along with my degree, I received certifications in International Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

My B.A. was earned with honors at The American University School of International Service in Washington, District of Columbia.  As an SIS student at AU, I focused in the areas of International Communication and Peace & Conflict Resolution.  My chosen area of the world was the Middle East, specifically Middle Eastern Politics.  I wrote my senior theses on Cultural Imperialism and the Affects of Time & Space across cultures.

I am an honors graduate of Mary D. Bradford High School in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

I was born and raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin.