Graduated from Weber State University, in Ogden, Utah, in 1998 with
a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.
Graduated from Franklin Pierce Law Center, in Concord, NH, in 2002
with a Juris Doctor degree.
Admitted to the California State Bar in 2003.
Was a Deputy District Attorney in Del Norte and Amador Counties from
2003-2008. Handled everything from traffic citation and bench trials
to "3 Strike" life-in-prison cases.