Admitted: 1974, Ohio; 1975, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1997, U.S. Supreme Court; 1999, Michigan; General Civil Practice in all State and Federal Courts.
Education: Ohio Northern University, J.D., 1974; Bowling Green State University, B.A. in American Studies, 1971; Central Catholic High School.
Member: Toledo (Chairman, Lawyers Certified Public Accountant Liaison Committee, 1986-1989), Lucas County (President, 1986) and Ohio State Bar Associations, and Commercial Law League of America.
Biography: Member, National Moot Court Team, 1972. Member, Board of Trustees, The Toledo Legal Aid Society, 1987-1999; President, 1994-1996. Board of Trustees of Corporation for Legal Assistance and Services for the Poor (founding member and first President, 1996-1999). Adjunct Professor, University of Toledo College of Law, Secured Transactions. Arbitrator for National Futures Association and National Association of Securities Dealers.
Recipient of prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest Lawyer’s Rating – AV*
*AV rating represents very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards.