I have undergraduate degrees in Economics and Public Administration. Additionally, I have a both a Bachelor's and Masters in Public Administration. I graduated a full year early from my graduate degree program with a 4.0 GPA. That included a detailed thesis comprised of original applied research. The topic of my thesis was Utilizing Social Media to Increase Student Engagement. My research has been quoted in several other student thesis'. All this while working full time and raising 4 children... [more]
I am a Licensed Attorney in Bakersfield, CA. I have also taught criminal justice at the college level for four years during law school. I typically spend most of my day writing persuasive briefs and orders for court cases. I have edited literally hundreds of student papers and spend a significant amount of class time teaching proper writing techniques.
I have been licensed as an attorney for almost one year. I have been practicing law for the entire time I have been licensed. Additionally, for nine years I worked in the Kern County District Attorney's office Bureau of Investigation. I also taught criminal justice for four years at a local community college.
I have taught criminal justice at the college level for the last 4 years. Furthermore, I have taken and passed the California Bar Exam and am a licensed attorney in California.