I am licensed to practice law in all Virginia State Courts, U.S. District Court for Western District of Virginia, South Carolina (inactive) and Florida (inactive). I am a member of the Virginia Bar and Harrisonburg/Rockingham Bar Association. I obtained my J.D. Degree, Cum Laude, in 1991 from University of Miami and a B.B.A. Degree with a Finance Major from Florida International University in 1987. My main areas of practice include: real estate, estate planning and administration, elder law, municipal law, business law and contracts. I am a certified Guardian ad litem for the elderly and enjoy working with and protecting elder clients. I am currently on the Board of Directors for Autumn Valley Guardianship. I also worked as a loan officer for 4 years for a major mortgage company and worked as a paralegal for numerous years while attending college, including law school, in the evenings. I was a Boy Scout Leader and Treasurer for seven years and continue to teach Personal Management as needed. I am also active in Relay for Life where I was a Team Captain for five years and Committee Member for three years. I grew up in Connecticut; lived in Miami, Florida; Columbia, South Carolina; and moved to Harrisonburg, Virginia in 2001.
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