Government Service: Federal Public Defender, Southern District of Florida, 1986-1987; Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, State of Indiana's Federal Litigation Division, Civil Rights Section, 1992-1994; Chief Arson Prosecutor, Marion County Felony Division, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1995-1997; Master Commissioner and Magistrate, Marion County Superior Court, Major Felony Division / Civil Division, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1999-2001; Senior Attorney, Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Insurance Fraud, 2009-2010; Assistant General Counsel, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 2009-2010; Managing Attorney, Children's Legal Services, Florida Department of Children and Families, Panama City, Florida, 2010-2011. Legal Teaching Positions: Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia - School of Law, Athens, Georgia, September 1977-June 1978; Assistant Professor Criminology, Tift College, Forsyth, Georgia. Developed and taught advanced criminology courses, including "Criminology" and "Policy Report Writing" to law enforcement officers in evening division, March 1979-August 1979; Adjunct Law Professor, Nova University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, taught Masters level course on "School Law" (AS516), Summer Semester, 1984; Adjunct Law Professor, Nova University Center for Study of Law, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program, January 1984, January 1985 (and other demonstrations and lectures); Department Head, International Business College, Indianapolis, Indiana, Paralegal Program, August-December 1992. Lecturer / Instructor / Speeches: Lecturer on Innovative Defense Techniques, Georgia Prosecutors' Counsel Seminar, September 1981; Faculty, Emory University NITA Trial Techniques Program, January 1982, January 1983; Assistant Team Leader, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, S.E. Regional Program, May 1982; Faculty on Criminal Law, Bridge-the-Gap Seminar, Georgia Continuing Legal Education, January 1981; January 1982; Lecturer on Federal Practice, Florida Legal Assistants, Inc., October 6, 1983; Lecturer, "Conflicts of Interest in Multi-Defendant Cases," Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, March 1983; Speaker, "Impact of Bail Reform Act of 1984," National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies, October 1986; Speaker, "Interviewing and Counseling of Clients," Bridge-the-Gap Seminar, Fla. Bar C.L.E., October 1988; Speaker - Motion Practice in Criminal Cases, Florida Bar - Young Lawyer Seminar on Criminal Practice, Tampa, Florida and Miami, Florida, November 1991; Speaker, "Adjusting Condominium Losses: The New Florida Condominium Act," Crawford and Company Annual Property Seminar, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. August 1992; Trainer, Advanced Mediation Training (Indiana Association of Mediators) Civil Rights and Statutory Disputes: Resolving Civil Rights and Title VII Cases through Mediation, October 29, 1994; Speaker and Panel Member, "How to Set Up a Law Practice," Second Annual Women and the Law, Bench - Bar Conference, Culver Indiana, February 2006; Teaching team member, Prosecutor/Public Defender Trial Training Program; Team Leader, University of Florida School of Law, 2010; Professional Training Facilitator, 1985-1992, 2004; Stetson University College of Law, December 2-4, 1984; Faculty, Georgia Trial Skills Clinic, University of Georgia School of Law, State Bar of Georgia, 2003-2006; Faculty, Advanced Criminal Trial Practice, State Bar of Georgia, University of Georgia, 2003-2006, 2008-2011; Faculty Chairman, Trial Practice for Dependency Cases, Dept. Children and Families, Panama City, Florida, April 2011; Speaker, "Whistleblower (Qui Tam) Litigation in Indiana: The Facts and Recent Decisions," Indiana State Bar Association Women's Bench Bar Retreat, Culver Cove, Indiana, March 3, 2012; Speaker, "Qui Tam Litigation: Critical Issues-Identifying A False Claims Act Case, Drafting and Deciding Where to File" and Panelist "Panel Discussion: Handling Urgent Legal Matters," The Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia presents "Advanced Urgent Legal Matters Seminar at Sea" for Florida and Georgia Attorneys, aboard the Celebrity Cruise Line Eclipse, November 9-17, 2012. Mediation and Arbitration: American Arbitration Association, Panel of Arbitrators, 1990-1994; Nova University Mediation Training Session, December 1992; Advanced Mediation Training, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 1994; Certified Insurance Mediator, State of Florida, 1992-1996; Civil Mediation-Florida and Indiana, 1992-2001; Georgia Registered Mediator, 2009-2011. Author: "Criminal Law in Georgia - Misdemeanors," published by Georgia Continuing Legal Education, 1981; "Misdemeanor Practice in Georgia," published by Georgia Continuing Legal Education, Misdemeanor Practice, 1981; "Pretrial Motions in Criminal Cases," published by Georgia Continuing Legal Education Bridge-the-Gap, 1981-1982; "The Trafficking Act and Youthful Offenders" Vol. III, No. 1 Crim. L. Section Newsletter, 1984; M. Kadish & R. Brofman, Trial Investigation and Preparation, Criminal Law Advocacy Series, Matthew Bender, 1982, Contributing Author; "New I.R.S. Reporting Law: A Further Decline of Client Confidentiality," 59 Fla. Bar J. 333, 1985; "Interviewing the Client, Fact Investigation & Theory of Defense," Florida Pretrial Practice in Criminal Cases, Fla. Bar C.L.E., 1987; "Federal Practice in Southern District of Florida," Fla. C.L.E. 1989, (Reprinted 1990); "New Grievance Procedures: A Summary and Analysis," 65 Fla. Bar J. 35, 1991; "Motion Practice in Criminal Cases," Fla. C.L.E., 1992; "Florida Criminal Appellate Practice - A New Lawyer's Guide," Attorneys Handbook, Fla. C.L.E., 1988 (updated 1989, 1990, 1992, & 1993); "Indiana's Corpus Delicti Rule: Time for A Change," Res Gestae, 2001. Awards and Honors: University of Georgia School of Law, Order of the Barristers (National Moot Court Honorary), 1978; Florida Bar President's Annual Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Division, 1989; Florida Bar President's Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Section, 1992; Listed, Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
(Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate and Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy)