Trial lawyer with concentration in complex civil litigation and criminal defense work.
Lead trial lawyer in civil jury trials. Trial counsel in civil cases involving complex contract issues, business transactions, personal injury, defamation claims for public servants, and defense of intellectual property and copyright claims.
Lead trial lawyer in capital murder cases. Defense lawyer in multiple violent offense cases, white collar crimes, DUI, theft, and drug offenses. Defense trial lawyer in six murder trials to a jury. In addition, lead or co-counsel on six cases with charges of aggravated murder with death penalty specifications. Three of the six capital murder cases tried to a jury.
University of Tulsa College of Law
Professional Associations & Memberships
Member of the Mahoning County Bar Association
Member of the Ohio State Bar Association
Life Member of Phi Delta Phi
Honors and Awards
Co-Recipient of Lawyer of the Year Award 2008-2009 by the Mahoning County Bar Association
Fellow Litigation Counsel of America
CALI Award for Excellence in Introduction to Advocacy
CALI Award for Excellence in Jurisprudence
Recipient of the Army Commendation Medal
Two time recipient of the Army Achievement Medal