Brianna attended Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University as an O’Connor Honors Scholar and graduated with the highest pro bono distinction. She took extensive coursework in criminal and constitutional law, earning a CALI award in Legislative Advocacy and the Law based upon her proposal of a new federal criminal affirmative defense for trafficking victims. Brianna is passionate about supporting members of the community and volunteering for the Arizona Legal Center and the Homeless Legal Assistance Program.
Prior to joining Knowles Law, Brianna worked for Pima County Prosecutor’s Office and began her litigation practice at the City of Phoenix Prosecutor’s Office as a Certified Limited Practice Student. Brianna joined the United States Department of State in the Office to Combat and Monitor Trafficking in Persons where she provided legal analysis of foreign government’s human trafficking laws to assist in the compilation of the Annual Trafficking in Persons Report. She also led joint trainings for foreign governments on the prosecution of human trafficking in conjunction with the United States Department of Justice.
When she is not fighting on behalf of her clients, Brianna enjoys hiking in Arizona’s beautiful mountains, practicing yoga, and baking tasty treats for friends and family.