Aryn Seiler graduated Magna Cum Laude from the university of New Mexico with her Master’s Degree in Classical Languages and Philosophy. While at UNM, Ms. Seiler sat on the board of New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women. She also taught beginning and Intermediate Greek and Latin and worked as a domestic violence caseworker at a women’s shelter. Ms. Seiler is originally from Washington state and after school she returned to the west coast, moving to Portland, Oregon, where she worked as a night cabbie. During that time she served as secretary of the safety board of Radio Cab and was elected to be the cab driver representative to the city and sat on the board of the Private for Hire Transportation Board of Review. She also sat on the Portland Police Review Committee. While in Portland, Ms. Seiler enrolled in Portland Community College’s program in diesel mechanics. As a student at PCC, she tore down and rebuilt a diesel engine, studied and worked with electrical, air, and hydraulic systems. Ms. Seiler worked at Advanced Hydraulics building hydraulic kits for industrial applications. Ms. Seiler was a diesel mechanic at TriMet, Portland’s mass transit authority.
In 2014, Ms. Seiler graduated from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, where she authored for its Law Review the article: Buried Alive: The Constitutional Question of Life Without Parole for Juvenile Offenders Convicted of Homicide. Lewis and Clark Law Review, Volume 17, No. 1, 2013. In Oregon and Washington State, Ms. Seiler represented clients in misdemeanor criminal matters and clerked for a family law judge. In New Mexico, she enjoys insurance defense, particularly complex civil litigation and the defense and advocacy of oil field clients. Her experience includes successful trial result before the bench, litigating in district and appellate court, negotiating settlements and deposing lay and expert witnesses. She is also a rock and roll drummer.