Growing up in Georgia, my passion for protecting animals first began on land. While working with Sea Shepherd in 2005 to save baby harp seals from the Canadian sealers’ brutal clubs, I developed a profound desire to preserve marine life. Before joining the Whale’s Navy, I worked as a public defender in New York City and my clients were people who could not afford a lawyer. My clients are now the whales, seals, fish and other residents of the ocean and I’m committed to defending them from slaughter and extinction. I believe everyone can make this planet a better place every day, and there is nothing I would rather do than save lives.