Clark County Assembly
District No. 8
Attorney at Law

Born:  November 23, 1960; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A., with honors; University of Arizona, J.D., Summa Cum Laude.
Hobbies/Special Interests:
  Hiking, reading, traveling.
Legislative Service:  Nevada Assembly, 1995-99--three regular sessions; Assistant Majority Floor Leader, 1997-99.

Affiliations:  Executive Director, Clark County Legal Services, 1996-present; Commissioner, Uniform State Laws; Founder and Co-Chair, Southern Nevada Affordable Housing Committee; Founder, Southern Nevada Reinvestment Committee, 1991; Member, Clark County Affordable Housing Committee, 1995-98.

Personal and Professional Achievements:  Legislator of the Year Award, Nevada Association of Social Workers, 1998; Consumer Advocate of the Year Award, Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, 1998; Brocho de Oro Award, Hispanics in Politics, 1998; Legislator of the Year Award, Nevada Medical Political Action Committee, 1997; Special Achievement Award, American Association for Retired Persons, 1997; Women of Achievement Finalist, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, 1994 and 1996; Legislator of the Year Award, Nevada Judges Association, 1996; Southern Nevada Women’s Political Caucus Award, 1994; Outstanding Female Law Graduate, University of Arizona Law School, 1989.