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Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan.  Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 2000
  • John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio. Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, 1997

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted in all state courts in Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Professional Associations, Affiliations and Achievements

  • Ohio Super Lawyer, “Rising Star,” 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013 – 2015
  • YWCA Greater Cleveland Women of Professional Excellence, 2014
  • Commercial Real Estate Women, Inc., of Cleveland (CREW)
    • President, 2012
    • President/Elect, 2011
    • Chair Programs/Professional Development Committee, 2009, 2010
    • Member Crew Network Education Committee
  • Ohio Land Title Association
    • Publications Committee Chair, 2010-2011, 2011-2012
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, 2018
    • Women in Law Section
    • Real Estate Section
    • Certified Grievance Committee, Chair, 2012-2013
    • Volunteer – 3R’s
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation Fellow

Author & Presentation Topics

  • The Underwriters Guide to the Galaxy: Current Developments, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Real Estate Institute, 2017
  • Ethical Considerations for the Title Agent and Agency, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company Agent Seminar, 2014
  • Residential Litigation – Common Claims and How to Avoid Them, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Real Estate Institute, 2014
  • Whose Land is it Anyway, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Real Estate Institute, 2013
  • Bankruptcy and Receiverships, Ohio Land Title Association Spring Seminar, May 2012
  • Bankruptcy and Receiverships, Stewart Title Guaranty Company, Trends, Practices and Claim Issues Conference, November 2011
  • Ohio’s Planned Communities – A New Framework, OLTA Title Topics, December 2010
  • Don’t Do the Deed, OLTA Title Topics, April 2010
  • Economic Downturn, Opportunity Upturn, The Bar Journal of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, April 2009
  • How to Get Your Expert Testimony Admitted Into Evidence, NBI, 2007, 2009

Community Service

  •  Christ Episcopal Church Vestry 2016–2019
    • Junior Warden 2017-2018
    • Senior Warden 2018-2019
    • Legal Aid Brief Advice Clinic
Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Transactions