Bowling Green State University (Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude. University of Toledo (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1987). Phi Beta Kappa.
Working as a partner of WATKINS, BATES, CAREY & McHUGH. Admitted to the bar, 1987, Ohio. 1988, United States. District Court, Northern District of Ohio.
Toledo and Ohio State Bar Associations.