Emilia Brown is an attorney specializing in nonprofit law, and hosts a blog on nonprofit issues on her website. A former Assistant Prosecutor in Greene County, she earned her J.D. at the University of Kansas, and has handled civil and probate cases as well. She holds a Bachelor's in Communication from Northwestern University, and a graduate degree in Arts Management from the University of Florence. In Italy, she worked for the Spoleto Festival, and as an on-air reporter for SeeTen Tourist Television. In D.C., she worked for The Kennedy Center on its Festival of China. She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Springfield Little Theatre.