Whitney works in the Oregon Department of Justice in Salem, Oregon as an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Advocacy Section. Previously she worked at Youth, Rights & Justice (fka Juvenile Rights Project) in Portland, Oregon, after getting her start there as a fellow funded by the Texas Law Justice Corps George M. Fleming Fellowship in Health Law. Originally from California’s Bay Area, Whitney worked as a legal assistant, with a youth wilderness program, and at a residential treatment facility for teens prior to coming to law school. In law school, Whitney spent her summers at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid’s Family Law Department in Austin, funded by Equal Justice America, and the Juvenile Rights Project in Portland. During the school year, she interned at Advocacy, Inc., and participated in the Environmental Law Clinic, the Children’s Rights Clinic, the Juvenile Justice Clinic, Concerned Students for LRAP, Women’s Law Caucus, Street Law, and Texas Law Fellowships. She also worked at Slack & Davis LLP in Austin, and volunteered with Big Brothers Big Sisters.