J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University 2013
Juris Doctor - graduated with honors - cum laude
Symposium Editor, Law Review Board
Invitee, Moot Court and Trial Advocacy Teams
Member, J. Reuben Clark Law Society
Semi-Finalist, Negotiation Competition
Quarter-Finalist, Moot Court and Trial Advocacy Competitions
Dean’s List - 2011–13
Brigham Young University, B.A. 2010
English Major; Music and Editing Minors - graduated with honors - cum laude
Dean’s List - 2009–10, Academic Scholarships, BYU Honor Society
BYU Law Review – “New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Fix: A Solution or the Creation of an Even Greater 2012
First Amendment Problem?”
Utah Bar Journal (Co-Author) – “Justice Sutherland Endures: Sutherland’s Legacy and the Affordable 2013
Utah State and Federal Courts 2013
Business Law Group
Contract Attorney May 2015–Present
Working for various clients and firms in Texas, Utah and California
Practice includes remote transactional work and legal research for Utah clients and Utah-based firm, as well
as legal research and ghost-writing of various motions for California-based litigation firm.
Associate Attorney—Snow, Christensen & Martineau Apr 2013–Nov 2015
Lawyer at large (60+ attorneys) Salt Lake City firm.
Practice included many aspects of commercial litigation in state and federal courts, extensive legal research
and writing, motion practice, depositions, pre-trial oral arguments, settlement discussions, witness
preparation, and limited trial experience. Litigation emphasis included contract, tort, professional liability,
insurance, construction, family, and other business law subjects, and limited bankruptcy and trusts and estates work.
Judicial Extern—U. S. District Court for the District of Utah Sep 2012–Dec 2012
Served Honorable Dee V. Benson
Law Clerk—Snow, Christensen and Martineau May 2012–Aug 2012
Legal clerkship at large law firm in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Judicial Extern—Utah Third Judicial District Court Jul 2011–Aug 2011
Served Honorable Randall N. Skanchy
Law Clerk—Simpson Grierson May 2011–July 2011
Legal clerkship at large law firm in Auckland, New Zealand.
Researched and drafted various pretrial motions and memoranda in commercial litigation matters.
Legal Assistant—Hill, Johnson and Schmutz, LC Summer 2006–08, 2011
Worked for mid-sized (15+ attorneys) firm based in Provo, UT.
Provided legal secretarial assistance, document control, filing, billing, scheduling, drafting, and research.
BYU Law Student Mentor 2011–13
Mentor. Assisted group of first-year law students.
BYU Ballroom Dance Company Vice President and Teacher’s Asst 2009–12
Utah Food Bank Drive Organizer/Fund Raiser 2009 and 2010
Best Buddies Handicapped Student Mentor 2008–09
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE AND INTERESTS
BYU International Ballroom Dance Team Performer 2009–12
National Novice Standard Ballroom Finalist 2011
BYU’s Women’s Choir, Soprano 2008–10
Murray Symphony’s Concerto Night, Guest Piano Soloist 2006
Traveling, snow/water-skiing, gardening, reading, and spending time with family.