eDiscovery attorney and subject matter expert with extensive experience as an SME, trainer and technical ESI project manager; and experience as a litigation and trial attorney. Thorough understanding of the litigation process and its best practices and technical requirements. Robust working knowledge of the entire Electronic Discovery Reference Model. Expert in Boolean and concept search tools and methodology, and proficient in early case assessment tools and technology-assisted review.

Hewlett-Packard (HP Autonomy)
, Houston, Texas - 2010 – 2015
Lead eDiscovery Instructor

Created, managed and maintained HP Autonomy’s entire eDiscovery training portfolio to reflect industry trends and best practices, including Boolean and conceptual search techniques and technology-assisted review.
· Provided eDiscovery subject matter expertise to HP Autonomy’s clients, providing context in which to use their new software knowledge
· Led new-hire and sales training efforts for all eDiscovery topics, increasing sales to legal and regulatory markets
· Increased sales revenue by promoting HP Autonomy’s solutions via technology evangelism, software training, and published articles

Liquid Litigation Management, Inc., San Antonio, Texas - 2007 – 2009
Director of Litigation Services
Developed and shared subject matter expertise and technical project management services for electronic litigation support service provider.
· Managed ESI productions in excess of 475 gigabytes, 1.2 million native files and over 15 million page images
· Leveraged industry-specific communication skills by serving as primary point of contact for attorney and paralegal clients regarding all facets of their ESI productions
· Created and launched eDiscovery legal blog, which continues to provide thought leadership and marketing power

Summit Document Services, Houston, Texas - 2006 – 2007
Digital Litigation Specialist

Launched Summit’s eDiscovery service offerings by managing electronic litigation document management and trial projects.
·  Strengthened problem-solving skills by consulting with clients to successfully resolve their EDD requirements and troubleshoot their software-based issues
· Increased Summit’s industry visibility by launching company newsletter focusing on developing issues in electronic discovery practice and procedure

Litigation and Trial Attorney

Doctor of Jurisprudence, The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Journalism, The University of Texas at Austin
State Bar of Texas
· College of the State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association - 2010 – 2013
·  Member, Editorial Board, The Houston Lawyer - 2010 – 2013
Association of Litigation Support Professionals - 2006 – 2010
· Charter Member
· Board of Directors, Houston Chapter - 2009 – 2010
Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. 

HP Autonomy eDiscovery Trainer - 2010 – 2015
· HP Legal Hold, HP eDiscovery 8.2, Investigator & ECA, Introspect
CT Summation Certified Trainer
discover-e Certified Operator
Ringtail Certified Service Bureau Technician
Oracle Certified Database Administrator

“Technology-Assisted Review: What Is It and Why Should You Care?”
 The Houston Lawyer, July/August 2012 
“The Ethical Minefield of E-Discovery”
 The Houston Lawyer, November/December 2011
“Predictive Coding: Ready for Prime Time?”
 Presented to Women in E-Discovery, Houston Chapter, October 2011 
“Destruction of Electronic Evidence: What is the Standard for an Adverse Inference Jury Instruction?”
 The Houston Lawyer, November/December 2010
“Advanced Technology Solutions for Litigation” (contributing author)
 InfoPAK, Association of Corporate Counsel, September 2010

· Proficient with litigation document and project management software; document review and processing software, including HP Autonomy Legal Hold, Introspect, Investigator, and HP eDiscovery Suite; Summation, Concordance, LAW, IPRO, discover-e, Ringtail, and Adobe Acrobat
· Certified in Microsoft Office suite (proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
· Proficient in the following OS’s: Windows (Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, NT, Server), Macintosh, Unix, MS-DOS and SUN Solaris
· Familiar with trial presentation software, including Sanction II and Trial Director