Growing up in rural Scotland, Stephanie developed a strong ethic for working hard and helping others. From delivering newspapers at thirteen years old to working in the restaurant industry to volunteering at refugee camps in Greece, Stephanie excels at communicating with people from all walks of life.
After studying law at The University of Aberdeen, one of the oldest Universities in the world, Stephanie began her legal career working with global oil and maritime companies to ensure the safety of workers on offshore rigs and large tankers. After meeting her Rochester-native husband at school, Stephanie moved to Western New York in 2017 to start a family and help our community.
A champion for women, Stephanie fights to ensure that the rights and safety of women are maintained in the medical field, especially during childbirth. Stephanie recognizes that women are leaving labor and delivery with unnecessary injuries and trauma at an alarming rate and holds hospitals and doctors accountable for their malpractice. Shining a spotlight on the increasing maternal mortality rate, Stephanie is resolved to once again establish childbirth as the happiest day of a person’s life.
Not limited to birthing injuries, Stephanie brings a compassionate and thoughtful approach to any personal injury one may suffer. Whether you’ve been involved in a motor vehicle crash, slip and fall, or some other injury-related incident, Stephanie works hard to obtain the compensation you deserve.
Bringing the fighting spirit and kindness of Scotland to the practice of law, Stephanie has become known as Buffalo’s “Braveheart Lawyer”. Stephanie has the heart and bravery to take on any insurance company in the world and win your personal injury case.
During her spare time, Stephanie volunteers with Ten Thousand Villages, a nonprofit fair trade organization that markets handcrafted products made by disadvantaged artisans, as a Board Member. Stephanie also volunteers with the Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, a not-for-profit corporation which provides free civil legal services to low income individuals.