received her BBA from Hofstra University in NY. In addition, she received an MBA and JD from the University of Dayton. Her third year of law school was spent as a visiting student at the University of San Diego .Ms.McCarthy was admitted to the California Bar in December, 1999.
Ms. McCarthy was employed by the Utility Consumers Action Network as a consumer advocate. At this time, she also authored a website article for parents and students on the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act for the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.
Ms. McCarthy established a partnership focused on immigration applications and non immigrant visa applications as well. During this time, the firm was heavily involved in Special Education concerns of parents and Ms. McCarthy attended numerous IEP meetings and strategy sessions to gain necessary services for student success.
At the same time, Ms. McCarthy was a volunteer with the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program. In this capacity she successfully represented children seeking entry under the provision of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.
Just prior to leaving the San Diego area, Ms.McCarthy joined the staff of the Juvenile Court Clinic on a part time basis. She acted as a Parent Liaison helping to arrange medical, psychological, and educational services for at risk youth.
Ms. McCarthy returned to Dayton and was admitted to the practice of law by the Supreme Court of Ohio in August of 2015. She has established an office serving Dayton and the surrounding areas.