George Washington University (Bachelor of Arts, with distinction, 1977. Juris Doctor, with high honors, 1980). Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa.
Order of the Coif. Member, George Washington Law Review, 1978-1980.
Associate Hahn, Loeser, Freedheim, Dean & Wellman, Cleveland, 1980-1987. Partner Hahn, Loeser & Parks, 1987-1989, Columbus, 1989-1995, Dinsmore & Shohl, Columbus, since 1995.
"Actions on Fiduciary Bonds in Probate Court," 59 Cleveland B.J. 120, 1988. "In Defense of Federal Parks Near Urban Areas," 14 Natural Resources Lawyer 567,1982. Note, "United States v.Chiarella," 47 George Washington Law Review 965, 1979. Midwest Regional Vice President, Sierra Club, since 1989. Chairman, Ohio Chapter, Sierra Club, 1985-1987.
Member American Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Sierra Club (chairman Ohio chapter 1985-1987, chairman clean air campaign 1987-1988, vice president Midwest region 1989-1991, vice president regions 1992-1993), Green Mountain Institute for Environmental Democracy (president since 1999).
Married Sharon Rose Neumann, August 7, 1983. Children: Samuel Douglas, Jeremy Francis.