Law practice in Ohio in estate planning, probate and family law. Estate planning includes pet trusts.
Ohio State Bar
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, October 1997
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, LLM Degree, August 2006 - Present
- Currently enrolled for the LLM Degree at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Juris Doctor, July 1995.
- Editor, Journal of Law and Health.
- Writer, contributor, student publication, The Gavel.
Bowling Green State University, Masters of Arts, Political Science, May 1985.
-Internship with Common Cause in Washington, D.C. Member Pre-Law Society. Volunteer
Student Escort Service. Developed computer programs using Basic and Pascal languages.
Ohio University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, June 1983.
-Dean’s list; writer for Miscellany Magazine. Internship with representative Dennis E. Eckart on Capitol Hill. Member Pre-Law Society.
Professional Associations & Memberships
Volunteer state planning attorney for Stewart's Caring Place; Volunteer estate planning attorney for Medina Legal Aid; Ambassador and volunteer for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society; Mentor Forth Angel Program; Member American Civil Liberties Union; Member Ohio Bar Association; Member Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Animal Law Section, Estate Planning Section, Solo and Small Practice Section; Member Lake County Bar Association; Member, American Veterinary Medical Law Association. Vice-President Rocky River International Referral Network; Member, Beachwood Chamber of Commerce Attorney Referral Network; Members, Rocky River Chamber of Commerce; Master Mason, Forest City Lodge 388.
Honors and Awards
Cleveland Magazine, January 2009, Cleveland's Most Interesting People 2009