Background, Education & Achievements


Widener University School of Law
J.D. 1993, cum laude

Juniata College
B.A. 1990 – Spanish/Pre-law
Honors and Awards: Dean’s List all semesters

University of Barcelona
1988-89 Study Abroad Program

Bar Membership

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Western District of Pennsylvania 
Middle District of Pennsylvania 
Third Circuit Court of Appeals 
United States Supreme Court
United States District Court for Maryland 

Professional Affiliations

Harrisburg Regional Chamber, Past Board Member
Human Resource Professionals of Central Pa, Past Board member
James S. Bowman, Administrative Law Inn of Court, Past President and Master Member
United States Middle District of Pennsylvania, Certified Mediator
United States Middle District of Pennsylvania Lawyers Advisory Committee
Dauphin County Bar Association, Member and Approved Mediator
Federal Bar Association, Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter, Past President
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

  • Government Lawyers Committee, Chair Outreach Committee
  • Commission on Women in the Profession, Past Co-Chair
  • Chair of Annual Meeting Committee, Chair of Retreat Committee, Chair of Awards Committee, Chair of the Professional Development Committee
  • Civil Litigation Section
  • Labor & Employment Section

Community Leadership

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Mock Trial Team Counsel
American Heart Association, Capitol Region Division, Ten Year Board Member and Past President
Dauphin County Children and Youth Gift Program Coordinator
Civics Alliance Program, Team Leader
Widener University Mentoring Program
Junior Achievement Volunteer
St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, Board of Directors


American Heart Association Volunteer of the Year (2003)
Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Government Lawyer of the Year (2005)
American Heart Association’s Spirit of Heart Award (2008)
Women Who Care Award Recipient (2010)
YWCA Woman of Excellence Award Recipient (2012)
Pennsylvania Bar Association’s WIP Lynette Norton Award (2014)
Legal Intelligencer’s Women of the Year Award (2014)
Harrisburg Magazine’s Local Legal Leader Award (2015)
Philadelphia Magazine’s Pennsylvania SuperLawyers (2014 -2021)
Widener University School of Law Excellence in Public Service Award (2017)
Central Penn Business Journal’s Women of Influence Award (2018)
Central Penn Business Journal’s Legal Excellence, Lifetime Achievement Award (2021)
Best Lawyers in America, 2017-2021, Lawyer of the Year (2020)

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