Bowling Green State University (Bachelor of Science, Business Administrator University of Toledo (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1987). Recipient, Toledo Bar Association Scholarship.
Worked at Eastman & Smith Limited. (Toledo, Ohio) specializing in General Civil Practice: Corporate, Business, Banking, Taxation, Real Estate, Securities, Antitrust, Environmental, Municipal, Labor and Employment, Civil Rights, Employee Benefits, Insurance, Hospital and Health Care, Estate Planning, Pension and Estate Planning and Probate. Litigation.
Admitted to the bar, 1987, Michigan and United States.
District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.
1988, Ohio; 1989, United States. District Court, Northern District of Ohio.
United States. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.
Recipient: Toledo Bar Association Scholarship. Who"s Who Among American Law Students, 1986.
Outstanding Young Men of America, 1986. American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Ethics.
Member: Ohio State Bar Association.
State Bar of Michigan. Eastman & Smith Limited. is the oldest firm in the Toledo, Ohio area and one of the two oldest firms in the state of Ohio, having been in continuous existence through predecessor firms since 1844. We are currently composed of 31 members, 19 associates, 6 attorneys who are counsel to the firm and 13 legal assistants.
We are committed to continued growth consistent with the training necessary to maintain professional standards.
Our growth has been generated both internally and through merger, resulting in an expansion of capabilities which responds to our clients" needs.
Oakland County, Ohio State and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Michigan. Michigan Trial Lawyers Association.