The Ohio State University, B.S., Agriculture and Economics, with honors, 1978
Law School Attended:
University of Toledo, J.D., cum laude, six American Jurisprudence Awards, Moot Court Board, 1981
Year of First admission:
1981, Ohio; 1982, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1983, U.S. Tax Court; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1987, U.S. Supreme Court; 1988, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; 1990, District of Columbia; 2000, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana; 2004, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; 2007, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan; 2009, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; 2011, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee; 2013, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana; 2015, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2015, U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota; 2017, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Bar Association of the District of Columbia; Ohio State (Chairman, Agricultural Law Committee, 2005-2008; Council of Delegates, 2017-) Bar Association; American Agricultural Law Association; Federal Bar Association; Delaware County Bar Association (Member, Courts Committee).
Roster of Arbitrators (2017 --), Surface Transportation Board.
Merger of Mid-Wood Inc. and Bascom Elevator and Supply Association, 2014; Merger of Agland Co-op Inc. and Green Valley Co-op Inc., 2014; Merger of Sunrise Cooperative Inc. and Trupointe Cooperative Inc., 2016; Merger of Agland Co-op and Heritage Cooperative Inc., 2017; Merger of Town & Country Co-op Inc. and Western Reserve Farm Cooperative Inc., 2017.
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