Professional Statement

Dedicated leader with a passion for research, writing, and communicating complex issues. Results driven and effective advocate with proven ability to manage conflict. Confident public speaker able to present complex information to a variety of audiences. Demonstrable record of end-to-end thinking working with individual clients or international stakeholders.

Areas of Expertise

  • Program development and support

  • Drafting legislation, amendments, and reports

  • Litigation from inception to trial

  • Researching complex issues and providing oral and written analysis

  • Work collaboratively with multinational stakeholders to achieve organizational goals

  • Preparing complete and concise reports

  • Providing specialized legal, policy, administrative, and judicial advice

Professional Experience

  • Manage projects from inception through completion.

  • Draft legislation, amendments, and committee reports on behalf of the Senate of Palau National Congress and provided legal opinions to the Senate on request.

  • Experience managing program and department staff.

  • Extensive experience identifying key program requirements and developing outreach strategy.

  • Research complex issues and provide written and oral analysis on a variety of topics including securities regulation, real property, legal ethics, and civil procedure.

  • Research emerging legislative and public policy issues and provided written analysis to appropriate stakeholders.


Lewis & Clark Law School | J.D., cum laude 2017

University of Kent – Brussels School of International Studies | LL.M., International Law 2009

American University in Bulgaria | B.A., Political Science and International Relations 2008