University of Massachusetts (Bachelor of Arts, 1978). Western New England College (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1981).
Worked at Cooney, Scully and Dowling. Admitted to the bar, 1982, Connecticut. Pi Sigma Alpha. Member, Western New England Law Review, 1980-1981.
Author: "Is Eighth Amendment Proportionately Applicable to Mere Length of Sentence?" 4 Western New England Law Review 335, 1981.
Adjunct Professor of Law, Western New England College School of Law, 1984-1988. Member: Hartford County, Connecticut (Member, Litigation Section) and American (Member, Litigation Section) Bar Associations.
Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association.
Member of American Bar Association, West Hartford Republican Party and Town committee (chairman 1996—2000), Adjunct Faculty Member University of Connecticut (moot court judge), Adjunct Faculty Member at Western New England College, Conn Trial Lawyers Association, Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association.
Married Betty Scott, 1979. Children: Keegan, Torey.