Party affiliation: Republican
Instructor accounting Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1984. Accountant Ernst & Young, Tampa, Florida, 1985. Law clerk to judge The United States of America District Court (southern district) Florida, Fort Lauderdale, 1987-1988.
Associate Tripp, Scott, Conklin and Smith, since 1988.
Member Broward Lawyers Care, 1000 Friends of Florida, Broward County Museum of Art and Entourage, American Cancer Society and New Directions, Broward County Center for Performing Arts and Contemporaries, City Fort Lauderdale Special Events. Member American Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Bar (corporation, banking and business law section, environmental and land use law section, real property, probate and trust law section, administration law section), Broward County Bar Association (young lawyers section), Broward County Audubon Society, National Conservancy, Florida Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club, Economic Forum of Broward and Palm Beach Counties, Order of Coif, Society of Wig and Robe, Beta Alpha Psi.