Masters of Jurisprudence, Business and Corporate Governance Law
Loyola University, Chicago School of Law
Chicago, Illinois (online)
2014-2015 (anticipated graduation)

Bachelors of Science in Management Associates of Arts in Paralegal Studies
University of Phoenix Columbia Basin College
Tacoma, Washington Pasco, Washington
2001 – 2004 1993-1996


Licensed Washington Real Estate Broker #110366
2012 – Current (inactive status)

Licensed Limited Practice Officer #9307
State of Washington Supreme Court Admission
2004 – Current (inactive status)

Notary Public
1994 – Current


Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals
2012 – Current
Member of National Private Companies Committee

Washington State Paralegal Association
2012 – Current



Moneytree, Inc., October 2007 – Current, Seattle, WA

Paralegal/Asset Manager (current position) and
Property/Asset Manager (former position)
Performs Assistant Corporate Secretary duties, maintains Corporate Records books and Compliance Committee books
Attends Committee meetings and prepares Minutes of Meetings
Works with Moneytree counsel, outside counsel and consultants in drafting, reviewing, managing, and tracking of policies and procedures
Lease renewal negations and drafting Amendments/Addendums
Review of leases and other legal documents, works with outside counsel and consultants
Oversees, coordinates and instructs payment of rent for over 120+ locations
Auditing of Common Area Maintenance charges
Administrator of software program for Real Estate Department
Group administrator and site developer for SharePoint in the Legal Department


Escrow Professionals of WA/Cobalt Escrow/The Talon Group April 2004 – September 2007, Bellevue, Kirkland and Renton, WA

Limited Practice Officer
Select and prepare legal documents for real estate closings
Prepare HUD-1 Settlement Statements according to RESPA rules and guidelines
Manage pipeline of 80+ closings and oversee escrow assistant’s work
Prepare/handle split escrows, cover various managers desks
Meet clients face-to-face for signings and notarizing of documents
Enter, prepare and disburse checks and wires for real estate fundings

Costco Wholesale April 2001 – April 2004, Issaquah, WA

Legal Assistant
Involved in all aspects of real estate transactions (purchases, sales, leases) for the Western United States and Western Canada
Set up wires for disbursement of closing fees
Driving force behind electronic document management programs for real estate

Eric Butterworth/Pain Hamblin Coffin Brooke and Miller March 1994 – March 2001, Kennewick, WA

Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Involved in all aspects of real estate transactions (purchases, sales, closings) for clients
Drafted documents for wills, trusts, corporations, real estate transactions and adoptions
General office management and duties