Born and raised in Las Vegas, Natalie is a true Vegas native. Natalie attended Northwest Career and Technical Academy. Eventually, Natalie made her way to the University of Portland, where she studied political science and economics. During this time, Natalie received numerous accolades and awards for her performance in national mock trial competitions, and she also interned for the Honorable Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain on the Ninth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals. After all this exposure to the legal profession, Natalie decided to become an attorney.
Natalie attended law school at the University of San Diego School of Law. She was awarded the Law Faculty Achievement Scholarship in 2017 and RJS Law Scholarship in 2020. Throughout law school, Natalie worked as a law clerk at a small firm based in San Diego, California, specializing in employment and labor class action lawsuits. Natalie also volunteered at the San Diego Clean Slate Clinic and provided legal assistance with expungements, early termination of probation, and felony reductions. She received her Juris Doctor in May of 2020. Upon graduating from law school and passing the Nevada Bar, Natalie moved back to Las Vegas to pursue her dream to work as a personal injury attorney.
Natalie is passionate about all forms of Latin dancing, and she speaks fluent Spanish and English. In her free time, she enjoys listening to podcasts, spending time with family and friends, playing with her puppy, and trying new local restaurants in the Las Vegas valley. Natalie also coaches inter-collegiate mock trial teams and judges at tournaments across the country.