Miami University (Bachelor of Arts. University of Toledo (Juris Doctor, 1986). Delta Theta Phi; Phi Delta Theta.
Instructor, Business Law, Miami University, 1987.
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Butler County, Ohio, 1986-1988.
Associate, Grove & Matre, Attorneys, Fairfield, Ohio., 1986;
assistant prosecuting attorney, Butler County, Hamilton, Ohio., 1987;
sole practice, Hamilton, since 1988. Congressional intern Republican Clarence Brown, United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1983. Law clerk Butler County Prosecutors Office, Hamilton, 1984, 85, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit), Toledo, 1985.
Instructor Miami University, Oxford, 1987. Agent National Collegiate Athletic Association, Mission, Kansas, 1987-1988.
Coach Hamilton Junior Pro-Basketball Association, 1987-1988. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Butler County Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Sigma Chi (advisor since 1988, alumni relations committee 1985-1986), Phi Delta Theta.
Married Annette L. Thomas, December 28, 1984.