Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1959. Juris Doctor, Chase College Law, Northern Kentucky University, 1964. Master of Arts, University Cincinnati, 1984.
Bar: Ohio 1964, Kentucky 1967. Association Smith and Latimer, Cincinnati, 1964-1969. Assistant attorney general State of Ohio, 1969-1971.
Partner French, Short, Valleau & Bratton, Cincinnati, 1971-1978.
Professor of law Chase College Law, Northern Kentucky University, 1978, Adjunct Professor, 1974-1978. Reporter civil justice reform act advising committee United States District, Eastern District Kentucky, 1992-1995.
Member of American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association, National Institute Trial Advocacy, Ohio Academy Trial Lawyers, Kentucky State Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Masons Club.
Married Judy L. Schulz, March 14, 1980.