Stephanie joined Disability Rights Iowa in 2022 after graduating with honors from Drake Law School. While at Drake, Stephanie focused on public policy and civil rights law, and interned with non-profits and government entities. This work highlighted for her how the issues people with disabilities face are connected and intertwined, and the important role that has when advocating for her clients. Prior to law school, Stephanie graduated from Grand View University with a bachelor’s degree in History and a minor in the Logos Honors program. Stephanie’s work at DRI includes helping clients with special education, employment, guardianship, and accommodation issues, as well as educating lawmakers on these topics. In her free time Stephanie enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading and learning new things, and playing with her Bassett Hound named Fred.