Bachelor, University Florida, 1955. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, University Miami, 1957.
Partner Shevin, Goodman and Holtzman, 1957-1967, Shevin and Shevin, 1967-1970. Member Florida House of Representatives, 1963-1965, chairman interim committee on crime and law enforcement, 1965. Member Florida State Senate, 1966-1970, chairman select committee to investigate organized crime and law enforcemnt, 1967, member interim study committee on urban affairs, 1968.
Attorney general State of Florida, 1971-1979. Partner Sparber, Shevin, Rosen, Shapo & Heilbronner, Miami, 1979-1987, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, Miami, 1988-1996. Judge 3d District Court Appeals, 1996—2005, retired, 2005.
Member Florida Tax Reform Commission, 1968, Florida Constitutional Revision Commission, 1978. City attorney City of Miami Beach, Florida, 1979-1980. Appointed to Florida Judicial Management Council, 1999-2002, chairman jury trial innovations committee, since 1999.
Member Supreme Court Workload Study Commission, 2000.
Chairman Housing Finance Authority Dade County, Florida, 1980-1982, Florida State Athletic Commission, 1984-1987. Member executive committee Miami Citizens Against Crime. Board directors Florida Citizens Against Crime, 1985-1990.
Member Florida Senate's Sunshine Advisory Committee, 1988. Chairman Partners for Safe Neighborhoods, 1994. Visiting committee University Miami Law School.
Member of American Bar Association, National Association Attorneys General (chairman Southern region 1981), American Judicature Society, Dade County Bar Association (scholarship fund established in his name 2004), Florida Bar Association, International Bar Association, Florida Blue Key, Iron Arrow, Sertoma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Lambda Phi, Phi Delta Phi.
Married Myrna Bressack, January 27, 1957. Children: Laura Dawn, Hilary Beth, Harry Alan.