Malone College (Bachelor of Arts, 1975). Bowling Green State University (Master of Arts, Philosophy, 1978). University of Toledo (Juris Doctor, 1981).
Worked at Brown, Schlageter, Craig & Shindler (Toledo, Ohio) specializing in Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Labor and Employment Law. Admitted to the bar, 1982, Ohio. 1983, Michigan.
Toledo, Ohio State and American Bar Associations: State Bar of Michigan. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers.