Born:Walnut Creek, California

Admitted: 1975, Florida; 1978, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida.

Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.S. with honors, 1972, Phi Beta Kappa); University of Florida College of Law (J.D. with honors, 1974).

Professional Associations and Memberships: The Florida Bar; Florida School Board Attorneys’ Association.

Recognitions: AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell; The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award (1994); Central Florida Legal Services Volunteer Lawyer Project Pro Bono Award (1995); Member, Seventh Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee (1994-1998); Chair (1996-1998); Florida Super Lawyer (2014- Present).