Before becoming an attorney, Beatrice was a Registered Nurse. She worked for over twenty years in hospital Emergency Departments, caring for people on the worst days of their lives. Beatrice brings a deep understanding of nursing, medicine, and healthcare culture to every case. As a long-time patient advocate, she is comfortable speaking with medical and nursing experts and deciphering medical records. Beatrice uses her knowledge of healthcare to help her clients with their legal battles.
Before joining Corson & Johnson, Beatrice clerked for the Honorable Mustafa T. Kasubhai at the Lane County Circuit Court. She then litigated personal injury and medical negligence cases with an Oregon law firm for two years. In 2018, she proudly accepted a position as Judge Kasubhai’s clerk upon his appointment as a United States Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court.
Beatrice received her nursing degree in 1991. She is a double Duck, having graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 2009, and from the UO Law School in 2015. While in law school, she was a regional competitor in Moot Court competitions, and represented clients in domestic violence disputes in court through the law school’s Domestic Violence Clinic. She graduated with a certificate in public interest law. Beatrice remains active at the law school, judging oral arguments and frequently participating in panel discussions.
Trauma Healing Project: Board of Directors; past Secretary
LCBA/UO mentorship committee: recent past Chair
Beatrice’s professional memberships include:
- The Oregon State Bar
- The Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
- The American Association for Justice
- The Lane County Bar Association
- Licensed to Practice Law in all Oregon state courts and the Federal District Court in Oregon.
- Oregon State Board of Nursing, RN license
Beatrice lives with her two children. They enjoy playing music, hiking, camping, and traveling throughout the Northwest and California. Beatrice is a classically-trained violinist and pianist, and formerly played bass in a punk rock band.