She was born in Maryland County, Liberia, and has three children: one (1) boy and two (2) girls. She obtained a B.A. Degree in English/Sociology, College of Liberal and Fine Arts in 1981 from the University of Liberia. She received a M.A. Degree in English and Teaching & Production of Drama, School of Drama, in 1985 from the Florida State University, U.S.A. and later received an L.L.B. in Law from the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law, University of Liberia in 1988. She served as instructor within the English Department at the University of Liberia from 1981 – 1994, and as Legal Counsel at the Law Offices of Barnes and Johnson; Maxwell and Maxwell Law Offices; Cooper and Togbah; in-house counsel, Liberia Bank for Development and Investment (LBDI), Monrovia, Liberia from 1988-2005. As Counsellor-at-Law, she served as Assistant Secretary and subsequently as Secretary of the Liberian National Bar Association (LNBA). She also served as the 1st Vice President of the Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL). Her service with the Government of Liberia began when she served as Nationwide Consultation for the Governance Reform Commission (GRC), Monrovia, Liberia from 2004-2005; Minister of Youth and Sports, Monrovia, Liberia from April 2005-June 2007. In July 2007, she was nominated by Her Excellency Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia and confirmed by the Liberian Senate to serve as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Republic of Liberia.