Court of Common Pleas Judge-elected 2011
Experienced in Administration of Justice
Strong Past Prosecutor – Cumberland and Lancaster Counties
Coordinated the formation and ongoing operation of the Cumberland County Multidisciplinary Team for child abuse cases, bringing together police officers, Cumberland County Children and Youth, victim advocates, and medical professionals to ensure justice for child victims of abuse.
Practiced civil litigation and business law at a former Harrisburg law firm.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Commission on Judicial Independence Member
Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges Association – Executive Committee
Pennsylvania Office of Children and Family in the Courts State Roundtable Legal Representation Standards Committee – Former Co-Chair
Member of the Pennsylvania and Cumberland County Bar Associations; Cumberland County Inn of Court
Adjunct Professor of Advocacy at the Dickinson School of Law
Frequent trainer for the community- AOPC Dependency trainings, NBI and PBI panels, Children and Youth caseworker education, Court Appointed Special Advocates trainings, Citizen Police Academies
PinnacleHealth Children’s Resource Center Child Hero Awardee
Past trainer at Rape Crisis Services of Cumberland County
Past Member of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association and Child Abuse Coalition
Anne Anstine Excellence in Public Service Series – Class of 2010: selected to participate in a leadership program for women in public service
Born, raised and lives in Central Pennsylvania.
Graduate of Dickinson School of Law – J.D. 2001; Penn State University – B.A. 1997 – Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society; Carlisle Area High School.
Member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Camp Hill.