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While introducing students to legal concepts, I try to encourage them to engage in the world around them.”

Bio

I joined the faculty of Johnson & Wales in 2005. I have a BA in English from the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and a JD from Suffolk University Law School.

My legal experience ranges from transactional work in contracts to business formation, intellectual property protection and litigation. I taught at both Suffolk University Law School and New England School of Law before joining JWU.

While introducing students to legal concepts, I try to encourage them to engage in the world around them.

As a resident of Easton, Massachusetts, I am heavily involved in my own community. I have served on two elected boards, the Board of Selectman and School Committee, to make a difference for the residents of our town. I am a Steering Committee Member of Easton Wings of Hope, a community coalition dedicated to educating students and families about addiction. I also tutor students impacted by homelessness through School on Wheels of Massachusetts. 

I try to set an example for students to use their time and talents in ways that have a positive impact whenever possible. As the parent of two recent college graduates and two bound for college, I understand the challenges facing today’s college student and endeavor every day to meet my students “where they are” on their educational journey.