University of Puget Sound School of Law J.D., Cum Laude, 1994
University of Washington, B.A., English Literature, 1990
Seattle Central Community College, A.A., Business with Finance Emphasis, 1987
Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
Whatcom County Bar Association
Born in South Carolina. Raised in Texas. Moved to Washington in 1985. Spent three years as a licensed real estate agent, primarily in commercial leasing. Spent two years with a development company, primarily developing office parks, golf course communities and residential subdivisions. After graduating from the University of Washington and before attending law school, worked as a fishing guide out of Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada. Moved to Bellingham, Washington in the summer of 1994 and opened Shropshire Law Firm.