Wittenberg University (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1968). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, 1972).
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, 1972, Ohio.
1985, United States.
Tax Court. Member: Toledo (Chairman, Tax Committee, 1987-1995), Ohio State and American (Member, Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law) Bar Associations. 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.
Member: Toledo (Chairman, Tax Committee, 1987-1995), Ohio State and American (Member, Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law) Bar Associations.