I’m a Minnesota native and have now made Colorado home along with my husband, our son and our dog. We love the “warm” weather of Denver. Skiing, snowboarding, golf, traveling, eating sushi and watching my boy play hockey are some of my favorite things to do.

I have practiced family law my entire 23-year career as a litigator and a mediator. Nothing surprises me anymore. I enjoy being an advocate for my clients and guiding them successfully through the legal process be it a divorce, child custody, spousal maintenance or property matters.

I received my Bachelors degree from UCLA, and my law degree from Hamline University School of Law (now Mitchell-Hamline School of Law). I attended advanced training in litigation skills through the ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute held at the Sturm College of Law in Denver.

On the ADR side, I attended a 40-hour training course in family law mediation through the nationally ranked Hamline University Mediation Center. I also have formal training in Early Neutral Evaluations through the Minnesota Judicial Branch.

I have served on my law school alumni board and as President of the board of Simply ArtAble, a non-profit art studio for people with disabilities in Minneapolis. I volunteer for Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans and Metro Volunteer Lawyers at their courthouse family law legal clinics each month.

As a member of the Colorado Bar Association, I participate regularly in the family law and solo/small law firm section events. I am also a member of W.O.L.F.(Women Owned Law Firms), a group of fantastic women lawyers from the Denver metro area.

My Media/Publications:

Impact Makers Radio interview~”Let’s Talk Divorce”, May 2017

Evidence Without Experts: Property Issues, ABA Family Advocate, Fall 2013

Early Neutral Evaluation as a Dispute Resolution Tool in Family Court, The Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 41, No. 5, May 2012.