University of Notre Dame (Bachelor of Arts, 1971). Ohio Northern University (Juris Doctor, 1974).
Working as a partner of FRERICKS AND HOWARD. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Ohio.
Board directors Marion Catholic High School, 1982-1985, Columbus Diocesan Schools, 1982-1985, Marion Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps, 1978-1988, secretary, since 1986. Trustee Marion H.A.N.D., Inc., 1989, Marion Shelter Program, Inc., since 1988. Member tax advisory committee Columbus Diocesan Catholic Foundation, since 2000.
Professional advisory committee, representative precinct captain, since 1980. President Marion County Republican Club, 1982. Founder Citizens for Responsible Government, Marion, since 1983.
Member Ohio Bar Association, Marion County Bar Association (president 1993), Kiwanis (vice president 1991, president 1992), Optimists (chairman community service 1975-1982), Knights of Columbus (4th degree).