Cleveland State University (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1976). Case Western Reserve University (Juris Doctor, 1979).
Worked at Baumgartner & O"Toole (Lorain, Ohio) specializing in General Civil Practice, Corporate, Condominium, Real Estate, Insurance Defense, Civil Rights and American Dental Association Defense Litigation, Labor and Employment, School, Health Care, Banking, Probate and Estate Planning, Taxation and Personal Injury Law, Trials and Appeals. Admitted to the bar, 1979, Ohio. 1980, Florida.
Member: Lorain County, Ohio State and American Bar Associations.
The Florida Bar.
American Academy of Hospital Attorneys. (Resident, Elyria Office). The firm was founded as a general civil practice law firm.
Its growth over the years has expanded its areas of interest into a substantial school and labor law practice throughout northern Ohio, complementing its civil litigation, business, real estate, estate planning, health care, and banking areas of concentration.
Lorain County, Ohio State and American Bar Associations. The Florida Bar; American Academy of Hospital Attorneys. Pension/Estate Planning and Non-Profit Organization Law.