Experienced higher education instructor in family dynamics and presenter for elder and family law trainings and public speaking engagements. Legal training and practice related to elder law, conservatorships, probate, estate planning, mediation, and collaborative law. Skilled in life care planning and managing estates as a fiduciary, investigating and analyzing related issues and troubleshooting. Experienced in managing personal affairs and healthcare decisions for elderly persons or adults with disabilities. Solid background in research, writing, mediation, collaboration, negotiation, active listening, and rapport building.
J.D., School of Law, University of Missouri, Columbia, 2001-2005
M.S., Family Studies, University of Missouri, Columbia, 2000-2005
B.S., Family Studies and The University Honors Program, Minor in Cinema Studies, Top Graduate in the College of Human Ecology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1994-1999