Services

Education

  • Ohio State Moritz College of Law: Juris Doctor
  • John Glenn College of Public Affairs: Master of Public Policy and Management
  • The Ohio State University: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Minors in Spanish and Foundations of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • – U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected as a 2018 Rising Star by Super Lawyers. Only 2.5% of attorneys are selected as a Rising Star by this attorney rating service each year.
  • American Bar Association Regional Negotiation Competition Champion- won regional competition comprised of law schools representing Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Ontario
  • American Bar Association National Negotiation Competition Semifinalist- qualified for national competition and reached semifinals of the national competition
  • Two-time Lawrence Negotiation Competition Co-Champion- won the annual intraschool negotiation competition at the The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  •  Moritz College of Law Moot Court Service Award- for continued service and mentorship for current law students in the dispute resolution program
  • Ohio State Outstanding Professional Student Award—for outstanding leadership and service
  • Mosaic Award for Professional Students— presented by the Ohio State Black Graduate and Professional Student Caucus in recognition for personal and professional success
  • Douglas Haynes Scholarship Award—for exemplary achievements and commitment to excellence
  • Bricker and Eckler Scholarship Award—for leadership skills, academic strength and service
  • Ohio State Senate Recognition—for success in law school and moot court competitions

Professional Affiliations:

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • John Mercer Langston Bar Association
  • Columbus Young Professionals
  • Columbus Urban League Young Professionals

Board Membership and Community Service:

  • Stowe Mission Board of Directors
  • Christian Law Office Legal Advice Clinic at Stowe Mission
  • Volunteer at the Pro Bono Legal Clinic at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church
  • Education and Youth Initiatives Committee Co-Chair with the Columbus Urban League Young Professionals (Former)
  • WrightChoice Inc. Board of Directors (Former)
  • Volunteer Mediator at Franklin County Courthouse (Former)

Highlighted Speaking Engagements:

  • Advanced Negotiation Strategies for Attorneys; Ohio State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Columbus, Ohio and Live Streamed in Cleveland, Dayton, and Cincinnati
  • Negotiation for Entrepreneurs; Dublin Entrepreneurial Center, Dublin, Ohio
  • Dealing with Difficult People; Ohio State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Columbus, Ohio and Live Streamed in Cleveland, Dayton, and Cincinnati
  • Effective Negotiation Strategy; Ohio State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Columbus, Ohio and Live Streamed in Cleveland, Dayton, and Cincinnati
  • Negotiation for Creatives; Columbus State Community College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio
  • Negotiation for Real Estate Investors; Central Ohio Real Estate Entrepreneurs, Columbus, Ohio
  • The Art of Negotiating: Panel Discussion; The National Black MBA Association
  • Negotiation 101: How to get the best deals for your business; The Central Ohio Minority Business Association
  • Building Your Family Legacy: Financial Literacy Seminar; The Ohio State University Extension Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Beyond Baltimore: A Discussion on Race in America; The Columbus Urban League, Columbus, Ohio
  • How to Make Persuasive Arguments in Public Health; Delivered to Public Health Professionals in Partnership with CityMatch in the following locations: Akron, Ohio; Baltimore, Maryland; Detroit, Michigan; Cleveland, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Orlando, Florida
  • Know Your Constitutional Rights; Bell Resource Center Annual Retreat, Mt. Sterling, Ohio
  • The Art of Negotiation and How to Use it in Your Everyday Lives (Part One); The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • The Art of Negotiation and How to Use it in Your Everyday Lives (Part Two); The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Infant Mortality and Race: Bridging the Divide; Keynote Speaker at University of Akron College of Public Health

Law School Involvement:

  • Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law—Communications Editor
  •  Black Law Student Association—President
  • Bell National Resource Center—Doctoral Fellow

Fun Information:

  • Studies Caribbean Business, Culture and History
  • Intermediate Spanish Competency
  • Ranked in 87th percentile on Chess.com international play