Attorney at Law
Travis County Attorney's Office
Assistant County Attorney
Apr 2008 - Sep 2016
•Protective Order Attorney, assisted survivors of abuse obtain protective orders for themselves and their family members against their offenders. Drafted pleadings, litigated protective orders before the court and prosecuted civil contempt of those protective orders.
Prosecuted misdemeanor cases, drafted and argued pretrial motions, conducted jury and bench trials.
Whatcom County Public Defender's Office
Senior Deputy Public Defender
Aug 2002 - Mar 2008
•Supervised four attorneys, assigned cases, worked in conjunction with the District Court Judges and the Prosecutor’s District Court unit while handling a full misdemeanor caseload.
Drafted and argued pre-trial motions, substantive motions, and conducted jury and bench trials throughout all courts
Brett and Daugert Law Firm
Jun 2002 - Aug 2002
Assisted Breean Beggs, Attorney at Law, reviewed and organized legal files, drafted interrogatories and demands for discovery, responded to discovery requests
Anderson and Martinson
Apr 2001 - May 2002
Argued pre-trial motions, substantive motions, and handled all aspects of criminal cases including negotiation, guilty pleas and litigation
Women's Advocacy Project
Aug 2000 - Apr 2001
Protection Order Attorney: Contacted victims within hours of their offenders' arrests to discuss their legal options and provide them with safety planning and other resources. Assisted victims of domestic violence in obtaining emergency protection orders.
Hotline Attorney: Answered calls on a legal hotline and provided assistance to Texans on a variety of legal concerns