Hometown: Twin Bridges, MT
Location: Moscow, ID
Before attending U of I College of Law, I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Communication with an emphasis in Advocacy and Organizational Communication at BYU-Idaho. I then worked for a domestic violence agency in southeastern Idaho for a few years. My experience there fueled my passion for advocating for victims of abuse. That passion has led me to the legal field where I plan to continue advocating for victims of abuse.
What advice would you offer to incoming 1L Law Students?
I will always encourage students to reach out to faculty for help when they need it. Law school can be so challenging, and life doesn’t stop just because law school starts. During my first year of school, I had several incredibly difficult personal experiences that made succeeding in law school quite difficult. On multiple occasions, I reached out to professors and student support for help figuring out how to study effectively for a class, how to improve my writing, and how to navigate challenges in my personal life while balancing the demands of law school. I am forever grateful for the support the College of Law faculty gave me during some of the most difficult times I’ve ever experienced. Our professors and student support staff really care about the students and want to help us succeed. If you are ever struggling, I absolutely recommend reaching out to them for help.