Professional Experience

Academic Degrees:
South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas. J.D., 1998
Marmara University, Law School Study Abroad, Istanbul, Turkey, 1997
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, B.S., 1995

Professional Licenses:
State Bar of Texas
United States Federal District Court, Southern, Northern, and Eastern Districts
Mediator Certification

Attorney Experience:
The Stroh Law Firm
Owner (October 2003 – December 2011)
Bird & Skibell, PC
Associate (February 2003 – October 2003)
The Leonard Law Firm
Associate (January 2002 – February 2003)
Travers  & Travers, L.L.P., Katy, Texas
Associate (June 1999 – June 2000)

Clerk Experience:
Collin County District Clerk (December 2011 – December 2015)
Gallagher, Young, Lewis, Hampton & Downey L.L.P., Houston, Texas
Law Clerk (July 1998 – June 1999)
125th District Court Judge Don Wittig, Houston, Texas
Judicial Clerk (July 1997 – July 1998)
United States Magistrate Judge Marcia Crone, Houston, Texas
Judicial Clerk (January 1997 – May 1997)
Loras & Block, L.L.P., Houston, Texas
Law Clerk  (June 1996 – July 1997)

Honors and Awards:

Inductee:     Honorary Serjeant’s Inn of the Metroplex, American Inns of Court

Recipient:   2018 Builders of Justice Award, Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

Recipient:   2015 Leadership Plano, Distinguished Leadership Award
Winner:      2014 Tyler Technology, Public Sector Excellence Award
Honoree:    2012 Love Life Foundation’s Inaugural Women in Service Celebration
Winner:      2012 Arts Advocate of the Year Award, Plano Children’s & McKinney Youth Theatres
Nominee:   2012 Junior League of Collin County Volunteer of the Year
Winner:      2010 CASA of Collin County Voice for Children Award, as Member of Collin County
Bench/Bar Foundation Board
Winner:      1998 Outstanding Female Graduate, South Texas College of Law
Winner:      1998 Dean’s Citizenship Award, South Texas College of Law
Winner:      1998 South Texas College of Law Mock Trial Competition