Bachelor of Arts, Wayne State University, 1960. Juris Doctor, Detroit College Law, 1971.
Bar: Michigan, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit). Corresponding United Press International, Detroit, 1960-1964. Communications coordinator Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, 1964-1967, 68-71.
Attorney City of Detroit, 1971-1972.
Assistant attorney general State of Michigan, Detroit, 1972-1997.
Served with United States Army, 1956-1958. Member State Bar Michigan (representative 1981-1983).
Married Dorothy Ann Klena, August 19, 1961. Children: Rebecca, Melinda, Mary.