Saint Louis University School of Law Faculty Workshop, April 6, 2022. (Invited)


Texas A&M University School of Law, SEC Exchange Series, March 30, 2022 (Invited)


AALS 2022 Annual Meeting, New Voices in Criminal Justice, January 8, 2022. Presented WIP on “Survival Labor” (developing title for Protecting the Hustle/Navigating the Harm WIPS).


Third Annual Equity Scholars’ Forum, Boston University School of Law, November 2021. Selected to workshop WIP Navigating the Harm Caused by the Hustle.


Constitutional Law Colloquium, Loyola Chicago, November 7, 2020. Accepted to present on my work in progress Protecting the Hustle: Exploring Constitutional Protections Afforded to Survival.


16th Annual Symposium of the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy: The Changing Nature of Work and the Economics of Employment in the 21st Century. George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School. November 2019.

Public Training


Fair Budget Coalition Constituent Education. January 13, 2018.

Engaged with DC Community members about the coalition’s community safety issue group priorities. We sought feedback from people who would be personally impacted and/or live in the district, to inform selection of policy priorities.


Virginia Rights and Remedies for Survivors Training. Ayuda. June 27, 2018.

Trained Ayuda’s Fairfax, Virginia attorneys and advocates on expungement, vacatur, pardons, civil protection orders, and name changes in Virginia for victims of sex trafficking.


NOVAHTI Social Worker Training. November 1, 2018.

Invited to design a training for social workers working with survivors of trafficking to highlight the differences in professional responsibility between attorneys and social workers and the many ways that social workers can help guide and support clients through the legal process.


Together We Bake. June 14, 2017.

Invited to give a training on identifying victims of sex trafficking and providing trauma informed care to the leaders of a job training program for women moving toward self-sufficiency, many of whom were previously incarcerated.


D.C. Judicial Bar Conference.  April 7, 2017.

Selected to participate on a panel at the DC Judicial Bar Conference during a session with approximately 20 participants on identifying survivors of trafficking and advocating or deciding cases in a trauma-informed way.


Crowell & Moring LLP. January 7, 2017

Training on legal remedies and trauma informed care for pro-bono attorneys interested in assisting survivors of trafficking.

Educational Talks



National Association of Appellate Court Attorneys, July 8, 2022. Understanding Critical Race Theory CLE Session at Berkeley School of Law. (Invited)


United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, May 23, 2022. An Introduction to Critical Race Theory. (Invited)


James Madison University, Democracy in Peril Speaker Series, April 26, 2022. Understanding Critical Race Theory: Does the Current Climate Prove the Point? (Invited)


The Effect of SESTA/FOSTA. February 2019.

Invited to speak at a hill briefing hosted by the LGBT Caucus on the effect on sex workers and survivors of trafficking after SESTA/FOSTA was signed into law.


FOSTA/SESTA Overview. DC National Lawyers’ Guild. June 28, 2018.

Provided an overview of recently passed legislation impacting individuals engaged in commercial sex and the consequences of the legislation (pro and con).


Sex Worker and Advocate Surveillance Panel. American University. September 8, 2018.

Invited to speak on a panel regarding issues of advocate surveillance by the government and how expanded surveillance affects sex worker advocacy.