- Working with the Colorado River Indian Tribes to protect cultural resources through the ancestral homelands of tribal members, by securing tribal monitors, enforcing adequate government-to-government consultation, and reducing project impacts.
- Representing various community groups to oppose development in the semi-rural, wildfire-prone hills of the Harmony Grove area, just outside of Escondido, California (Elfin Forest Harmony Grove Town Council v. County of San Diego, San Diego County Superior Ct., Case No. 37-2018-00042927-CU-TT-CTL.)
- Helping local farmer to block Kern County’s attempts to streamline oil and gas permitting to avoid CEQA review (King and Gardiner Farms v. County of Kern (2020) 45 Cal.App.5th 814.)
Community Service, Publications, and Recognitions
- Provided pro bono assistance to the All Pueblo Council of Governors in opposing BLM’s proposed amendment to the Farmington Field Office Resource Management Plan to expand oil and gas development near New Mexico’s Chaco Culture National Historical Park.
Member of the State Bar of California, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Ninth and Tenth Circuits.
Stanford Law School, JD, 2012
University of Utah, Bachelor’s Degree, History, 2009
Clerkship: the late Honorable Monroe G. McKay, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals (2017-2018)
I love visiting national parks in my home state of Utah, listening to true crime podcasts, playing everything from tea parties to cardboard rocket ships with my two little girls, and watching The Great British Bake-Off.