Claire is an attorney with the Spence Law Firm, where she practices in civil rights, personal injury, and wrongful death. She greatly enjoys helping people in the search for justice. Prior to her legal career, she worked for the Forest Service exploring caves in southern New Mexico, as a baker and pastry chef, doing fire ecology research, in retail, as a documentary production manager, and as a community organizer for a conservation-oriented nonprofit organization. Claire was born and raised in Jackson Hole and lives on her family’s ranch at the base of Teton Pass. Claire studied music at Vassar College and later received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Northern Arizona University. She later continued her studies at the University of Wyoming, obtaining a Master in Public Administration degree, and ultimately her law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Outside of work, Claire is active in local government, serving her community as an elected precinct committeewoman and a volunteer firefighter. Her hobbies include cooking, playing outside, and encouraging her dog not to bark whenever anyone knocks at the front door.