Felicia received her Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University College of Law in 2012, and her Bachelors in Business from Seattle Pacific University. Her passion for helping marginalized persons led her to the practice of criminal defense and juvenile law. As a first year law student, Felicia founded the organization 13-Advocacy against Sex Trafficking. This group assisted in the development of sex trafficking, sexual assault, and domestic violence training programs, organizing a free legal clinic at local hospitals, and worked with a number of state and non-profit agencies in Arizona. Throughout Felicia’s law practice, she has worked in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office Sex Crimes Unit, as a victim advocate, as a staff attorney at legal aid, and in private practice focusing on juvenile and family law. She also studied child abduction law and Refugee law in Valetta, Malta, as well as worked in the Philippines with persons involved with sexual and domestic violence, and child abuse.
Felicia has taught numerous seminars and CLEs on sex crimes, domestic violence, abuse and marginalized persons, and children with mental health diagnoses. She has also received national awards for her work with exploited persons and marginalized populations.
Felicia was the recipient of the 2019 Kitsap County Young Lawyer’s Award.
In her free time, she is a photographer, spends time with her numerous pets and husband, and travels (mostly to eat all the new food and take photographs).