Democratic Candidate for Judge
(Unexpired Term Ending 01/01/2023)
Over 30 years of Legal Experience
Federal Judicial Law Clerk
20-year litigation career with a worldwide leading law firm practicing in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country
Government Service as a Hearing Officer for the Cuyahoga County Board of Revision
National and Local Bar leadership, including Three Terms as National Federal Bar Association Circuit Vice President for the Sixth Circuit
Case Western Reserve Law Review
Rated "Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings (Highest Rating for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards)
Named to Ohio Super Lawyers (Top 5% of Attorneys in Ohio)
Life Member of the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference
Charter Lifetime Fellow, Foundation of The Federal Bar Association
Past Committee Chair, Current Member of the Oversight Board, and Ongoing Team Leader for the "3Rs Program" (Rights, Responsibilities and Realities) teaching civics in the Cleveland and East Cleveland schools
Mock Trial and Moot Court Judge for educational programs sponsored by the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education, Law and Leadership Institute, Case Western Reserve Law School, Case Western Reserve University, American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association), and Cleveland Metropolitan School District
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