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Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Tulsa School of Law (J.D., 2006)
    • University of Tulsa Law Review
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity
    • University of Tulsa Equal Employment Opportunity Committee
  • University of Tulsa (B.A., cum laude, 2003)
    • Psychology
    • Minors in Sociology & Anthropology
    • Certificates in Legal Thought & Women’s Studies

Legal Background

  • Attorney/Hearing Officer, Missouri Department of Social Services (2016)
  • Assistant General Counsel-Labor and Employment, SSM Health (2014-2016)
  • Human Resources Business Partner III-Progress West Hospital, BJC Healthcare (2013-2014)
  • Furniture Brands International, Inc.
    • Assistant Secretary, Senior Corporate Counsel-Intellectual Property, International & Domestic Employee Relations, Employee Benefits (2012-2013)
    • Senior Corporate Counsel-Employee Relations (2011-2012)
    • Corporate Counsel-Employee Relations (2008-2011)
  • Associate, Employment Litigation, Polsinelli Shalton Flanigan Suelthaus (2006-2008)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Employment & Labor Division
  • National Bar Association, Region VIII Co-Chair of the Bar Commission (2010-2011)

Admissions

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri

Honors & Awards

  • St. Louis County NAACP Legacy Award (2016)

Teaching Experience

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Webster University (2016)
  • 3L Student Professor, Washington University (2006)