ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE | PHOENIX, AZ
Intern: Summer 2018
Prepared for and observed dependency hearings, trials, and mediations within the Protective Services Section of the Child and Family Protection Division. Conducted legal research on case law and opinions related to child welfare law.
DALLAS COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE | DALLAS, TX
Intern: Summer 2017
Assisted within the Capital Division by preparing trial notebooks, screening jail communications, and meeting with clients. Observed various felony and misdemeanor hearings and trials.
DEFENDERS OF CHILDREN | PHOENIX, AZ
Intern: Summer 2017
Drafted various pleadings and motions, attended hearings and trials with clients, and researched legal matters related to family, criminal, and administrative law. Completed child advocacy, as well as, nonprofit management trainings.
TEXAS CIVIL RIGHTS PROJECT | HOUSTON, TX
Volunteer: Spring 2017
Texas Access to Justice Commission Pro Bono Spring Break program. Conducted legal research, drafted memos, and reviewed inmate correspondence.
DEEDS NOT WORDS | AUSTIN, TX
Advisory Council Member: 2017
Served as a non-partisan member of the Advisory Council with the goal of promoting the ideals of justice – in particular, uniting women and driving change. Duties include implementing preventative programing, legislative bill tracking, and providing overall council and support.
MISSION WACO LEGAL CLINIC | WACO, TX
Mission Waco’s monthly legal advice clinic. Greeted clients, assisted with intake paperwork, and documented client attorney meetings ranging in legal topics from landlord tenant disputes, family law, and criminal law.
MCLENNAN COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE | WACO, TX
Intern: 2012 - 2014
Transcribed interviews, assisted in trial preparation, completed discoveries, and provided general office support in the Crimes Against Children division. Gained first-hand experience through observing victim interviews, court proceedings, and various trials.
PHOENIX POLICE DEPARTMENT | PHOENIX, AZ
Intern: Summer 2012
Observed and assisted with daily operations in various divisions including Child Crimes, Gang Unit, Property Management Bureau, and Patrol.