Born 1980 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Elected by the General Assembly on August 10, 2021 to an eight-year term beginning September 1, 2021 to fill a vacancy created by the 2021 expansion of the Court of Appeals from 11 to 17 judges.
Princeton University, B.A., 2003
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2008
Private practice of law, 2008-2014.
Assistant Federal Public Defender and Appellate Specialist, Charlottesville, 2014-2021.
Clinical Director and Lecturer, University of Virginia School of Law, 2017-2021.
Elected, 2021 Special Session II, House Resolution no. 843, Legislative Information System; Paul Fletcher, “Eight on deck: General Assembly taps new judges for appeals court,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, August 9, 2021; 2021 Special Session I, SB 1261 Court of Appeals; expands jurisdiction, increases from 11 to 17 number of judges on Court. Career and education: Lisa Lorish’s faculty biography, University of Virginia School of Law website, accessed August 20, 2021. Jennifer L. Eaton, “Making Introductions: Profiles of the new judges on the expanded Court of Appeals of Virginia,” VBA Journal (Spring 2022), p. 20.