In what area of law do you practice and why did you choose this?
Estate Planning and Real Estate.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
A private investigator.
When did you decide you wanted to be a lawyer?
When I was a paralegal and did all the behind the scenes work.
Tell us about a mentor who made an impact on your career.
A litigator, Larry Skoglund, impacted my career. He was very honest and taught me a lot as a law clerk.
What do you like best about practicing law at H&J?
I love the resources and people here – my “team”.
What is the best career advice you have received?
Make balance in your life.
What is an item on your bucket list?
What is your favorite vacation spot?
What is your favorite Minnesota Lake?
What is your favorite Twin Cities restaurant?
Washington Square in White Bear Lake.
When you are not working, what would people find you doing?
Surfing at the cabin.
What is your favorite part of practicing law?
What might people be surprised to know about you?
I went scuba diving in Belize with sharks.