I have thirty years of broad legal experience. I focus my practice on guardianships, conservatorships, estate planning and probate. I have represented both petitioners and respondents in guardianship and conservatorship proceedings giving me a unique perspective on the guardianship/ conservatorship process.
Outside of the office, I served as a Ramsey County Conciliation Court Referee for thirteen years.
I earned my law degree from the University of Wisconsin and my undergraduate degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island,
I have published the following works and have taught the following classes:
"Setting Aside the Debts of a Protected Person: The Transaction Set-Aside -- An Available and Useful Remedy" Journal of the Minnesota Association for Guardianship & Conservatorship
Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, “Drafting & Planning for Small Estates.” Speaker
Ramsey County Bar Association, “Guardianships & Conservatorships and the One Rule of Evidence You Need to Know.” Speaker
LifeSpan Services, Inc. Guest Speaker, "Estate Planning for Mid-Career and Pre-Retirement Employees."
"The Basics of Guardianship, The Difference Between Guardianship & Conservatorship and As a Care Manager, Why You Need to Know
"Understanding Guardianship & Conservatorship Issues in Hospice Care."
Hennepin County Bar Association, “Conciliation Court: A Place to Start.”