California State University at Long Beach (Bachelor of Science, 1974). University of Nebraska (Master of Science, 1975). University of Toledo (Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1984).
Order of the Coif.
Editor, University of Toledo Law Review, 1983-1984. Member, University of Toledo Law Review, 1983-1984.
Working as a partner of EASTMAN & Smith. Admitted to the bar, 1984, Ohio.
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio State and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Michigan.