University of Dayton (Bachelor of Arts, 1964). University of Toledo (Juris Doctor, 1969). Member, Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association.
Worked at Williams, Jilek, Lafferty & Gallagher Company, Legal Professional Association (Toledo, Ohio) specializing in Personal Injury Law, Legal and Medical Malpractice, Products Liability Law. Admitted to the bar, 1970, Ohio. 1971, United States. District Court, Northern District of Ohio.
1985, United States.
Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.
Toledo (Member, 1988 and Chairman, 1982-1984, Grievance Committee. Member, Board of Trustees, 1985-1989. Vice President, 1989-1990), Lucas County, Ohio State and American Bar Associations.
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers (Trustee, 1971-1977). American Judicature Society.
Toledo Trial Lawyers Association. American Society of Law and Medicine.
Personal Injury, Legal and Medical Malpractice and Products Liability.