Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1972; Juris Doctor, Nevada School of Law, Reno, 1987.
Analyst, California Department Health, Sacramento, 1972-1974, '76-79; ulpanist, Kibbutz Ma'abarot, Israel, 1974-1975; translator, Oil Exploration Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel, 1975-1976; officer, director, California-Nevada Golden Tours, Reno, 1979-1982; executive director, National Conference Christians and Jews, Reno, 1983-1985; private practice, Reno, since 1988. Part-time instructor Truckee Meadows Cmty. College paralegal program since 1993.
Board of directors National Conference Christians & Jews, Reno, 1986-1994, Sierra Nevada Ednl. Foundation, Reno, since 1992, Temple Emanu-El, Reno, 1993-1995, since 1997. Chairman.United Jewish Appeal, Reno, 1989-1990.
Member American Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, Washoe County Bar Association, Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association.
Married David K. Pierce, June 6, 1976. Children: Rebecca Yael, Joshua Hershel.