Miami University (Bachelor of Science, 1959). University of Chicago (Juris Doctor, 1962).
Anderson Brothers Ford v. Valencia, 452 United States. 205 (1981); Trainer v. Hernandez, 431 United States. 434 (1977); Dixon v. Love, 431 United States. 105 (1977); Gonzalez v. Automatic Employees Credit Union, 419 United States. 90 (1974); Villanueva v. Motor Town, Incorporated., 619 F.2d 632 (7th Circuit 1980); Kedziora v. Citicorp National Services, Incorporated., 883 F. Supp. 1155 (North Dakota Illinois. 1995); Ortiz v. General Motors Acceptance Corporation, 583 F. Supp. 526 (North Dakota Illinois. 1984); Hernandez v. Finley, 471 F. Supp. 516 (North Dakota Illinois. 1978); First Federal Savings and Loan Association v. Walker, 91 Illinois. 2d 218; 437 North.E.2d. 644 (1982); Bucktown Partners v. Johnson, 119 Illinois. Appendix 3d 346, 456 North.E.2d 703 (1st. District 1983); Moreno v. Joe Perillo Pontiac, Incorporated., 112 Illinois. Appendix 3d 670; 445 North.E.2d 1184 (1st. District 1983); Rasky v. Columbia Broadcasting Systems, Incorporated., 103 Illinois. Appendix 3d 577; 431 North.E.2d 1055 (1st District 1981); Merchandise National Bank v. Scanlon, 86 Illinois. Appendix 3d 719; 408 North.E.2d 248 (1st District 1980); Aronson Furniture Company v. Johnson, 47 Illinois. Appendix 3d 648; 365 North.E.2d. 61 (1st District 1977).Worked at Edelman & Combs (Chicago, Illinois) specializing in Class Action, Consumer Protection and Shareholder Litigation, Debt Collection Abuse, Securities, Lender Liability Litigation, Antitrust, Trade Regulation and Commercial Law. Admitted to the bar, 1963, Illinois. 1964, United States. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.
1965, United States.
Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. 1970, United States. Supreme Court. Deputy Director, Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, 1969-1995.
Publications: Chapter 8 Defendants, in Federal Practice Manual for Legal Services Attorneys, (1989).
Governmental Tort Immunity in Illinois, 55 Illinois. Bar J. 29 (1966); Illinois Should Explicitly Adopt The Per Se Rule Foreign Consumer Fraud Acting Violations, 2 Loy.
Consumer L. Republican 64 (1990). Teacher, Legal Services Corporation, Federal Practice Courses: Declaratory Judgements, Injunctions, Class Actions, Mootness), 1976-1982.
Edelman & Combs exclusively represents victimized consumers and shareholders.
The firm has brought class actions on behalf of people injured by securities frauds, home improvement frauds, unfair debt collection practice, overcharges on various types of credit transactions and other violations of laws protecting consumers and investors.