Attorney at Law
OH, Northern Dist. OH, Southern Dist. OH, Sixth Circuit Ct. App.
The highlight of my experience at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, however, was working as an Assistant Solicitor General for the Office’s Major Appeals Group. I collaborated with members of the Appeals Section to research and brief cases in the Supreme Court of Ohio and the United States Supreme Court. Examples of issues I addressed included the limitations periods for claims under the PSLRA and Section 1983, jurisdiction over workers’ compensation suits, the threshold for probable cause in drunk driving arrests, and awards of attorney fees. Additionally, I served as a member both of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office’s Election Law Task Force, assisting in projects concerning presidential and statewide elections, and the Office’s Pro Bono Group. My work was rewarded when, in 2009, I was selected as one of four recipients of the Attorney General’s annual Writing Award.
At the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, I was involved in the Moot Court program, winning best overall and best brief during the college’s Herman Moot Court Competition. Later, I was appointed Chief Justice of the Moot Court program, and I was selected to be a member of the college’s National Moot Court team. Additionally, I worked as a research assistant for Professor David Goldberger on his appeal before the United States Supreme Court, Cutter v. Wilkinson. As my resume demonstrates, these opportunities came in addition to several time-consuming responsibilities, which included serving as a member of the college’s Journal on Dispute Resolution and interning with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Columbus.