University of Notre Dame (Bachelor of Arts, 1980). University of Dayton (Juris Doctor, Associate Editor, University of Dayton Law Review, 1982-1983. Law Clerk for Judge James Brogan, Ohio Second District Court of Appeals, 1983-1984.
Assistant Attorney General, Environmental Enforcement Section, Ohio Attorney General’ General’ s Office, 1984-1985.
Working as a partner of JENKS, SURDYK & COWDREY Colorado., Legal Professional Association Admitted to the bar, 1983, Ohio and United States. District Court, Southern District of Ohio. 1985, New York; 1988, United States.
Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.
Dayton, Ohio State and American Bar Association. Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys.