Legal/Judicial Experience: Judge, Washington State Court of Appeals since January, 2016. Prior experience: Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and Idaho, Skadden Fellow with TeamChild and law clerk to the Honorable Robert H. Whaley.
Other Professional Experience: Chair of the Lawyer Representatives Coordinating Committee for the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, founding member of federal drug court teams in Yakima and Richland, Washington.
Education: Stanford Law School (J.D.), University of Washington (B.A.) and Richland High School.
Community Service: Past board member of the Yakima Area Arboretum and the Yakima YWCA. Current activities include Rotary and Girl Scouts.
Statement: It is a privilege to serve the people of eastern Washington on the court of appeals. My career has been devoted to public service and facilitating access to justice. I strive to bring integrity, intelligence and hard work to everything I do. I would appreciate your vote.