Stephanie was born in Bakersfield, California, and now resides in Boise, Idaho. She graduated from Westmont College with a BA in Communication Studies. Stephanie developed a heart for helping women in crisis from her experiences volunteering at a domestic violence shelter for women with young children.
She graduated from Whittier Law School, Magna Cum Laude. During her time at Whittier, Stephanie was an associate editor of the Whittier Journal of Child & Family Advocacy, member of the Moot Court Honors Board, and Fellow with the Center for Children’s Rights. Stephanie coordinated Whittier student volunteers for National Adoption Day at Edelman Children’s Court, organized service events at group homes for children, and orchestrated donation drives to benefit foster youth. Additionally, she spent a summer studying law in Nanjing, China, earning awards for highest grade in International Adoption Law and International Children’s Rights.
Stephanie is passionate about helping children move from crisis to stability. She is dedicated to the CASA program as a volunteer attorney, representing the guardian ad litem for children in foster care.
Stephanie is licensed to practice law in California and Idaho. She and her husband have two children and attend Crossroads Community Church. They love exploring the beautiful state of Idaho by hiking, biking, or camping. Stephanie also enjoys cooking, snow sports, and playing volleyball.