Candace earned her juris doctor from Widener University Delaware Law School where she was a research editor for Widener Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. While competing in multiple competitions, Candace won the awards for Best Appellate Brief in the written portion and received second place in the oral advocacy portion of the 2017 Distinguished Jurist Moot Court Competition. Additionally, Candace was selected as a recipient of the annual Chadwick Constitutional Education Fellowship for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 academic years.
While in law school, Candace was admitted to the limited practice of law as a Certified Legal Intern in the state of Delaware. She worked in the Delaware Civil Clinic where she assisted in representing victims of domestic violence with child custody hearings and obtaining orders for Protection from Abuse. Candace also served as former president and treasurer of Delaware Law School’s Youth Court Society where she volunteered in various Chester and Wilmington schools. She taught students how to advocate on behalf of their peers with disciplinary issues and to use restorative justice as an alternative to traditional punitive measures.
Prior to law school, Candace received her undergraduate degree from Temple University where she studied Psychology and Criminal Justice. At Temple, Candace was a merit scholarship recipient and served as secretary and external affairs chair of the Pre-law Society. Candace also obtained an Associate of Science degree in Behavioral Science from Delaware County Community College where she graduated with High Honors.
While pursing and accomplishing her educational endeavors, Candace spent twelve years working in the airline industry. She also spent time working as a legal intern for Delaware Volunteer Legal Services in Wilmington, DE. Candace began her career at Marshall Dennehey in 2017 as a Summer Associate and continued to work for the firm during her final year of law school.
Pro Bono Activities
•Delaware Law School Youth Court Society, President (2016-2017) and Treasurer (2017-2018)
Year Joined Organization: 2017
Associations & Memberships
•American Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association
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