Western Carolina University, B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., 1973
Year of First admission:
1973, Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; 1992, North Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Lee County and North Carolina (Member, Litigation Section) Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Member, Trial Lawyer Section, Committees on: Aviation and Space Law, 1978-1980; Civil Procedure Rules, 1979-1981; Member, Judicial Nominating Commission, Twentieth Judicial Circuit, 1984-1988; Co-Chair, Advertising and Solicitation Committee, 1988-1990); Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers (Member: College of Diplomats; Board of Directors, 1976-1990; Executive Committee, 1988-1989; Nominating Committee, 1978; Building Committee, 1978; Nominating Committee, 1983; Publications Committee, 1981-1982; Seminar Committee, 1982-1992; Speakers Bureau Committee, 1984-1991; Chair: Constitution and By-Laws Committee, 1981-1982; Seminar Committee, 1983-1984; Ethics Committee, 1985); North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Trial Lawyers for Public Justice; Florida Lawyers Action Group (Trustee, 1982-1985); American Board of Trial Advocates (President, Southwest Florida Chapter, 2005—). Master, Calusa Inn of Court (Counselor, 2003-2004; Treasurer, 2004-2005; President Elect, 2005-2006; President, 2006-2007).
Lakewood, New Jersey, September 30, 1948
(Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board Of Legal Specialization And Education)