P.O. Box 770, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-4349
Ripon College, B.A., cum laude, 1975
Law School Attended:
Hamline University, J.D., cum laude, 1980
Year of First Admission:
1981, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida including Trial Bar and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; 1980, Florida; 1990, U.S. Supreme Court
Palm Beach County Bar Association (Member, 1981— and Chairperson, 1984, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1996, Criminal Court Advisory Committee; Chairperson, Professionalism Committee, 2006; Chairperson, Continuing Legal Education Criminal Law Committee, 1989, 1992); American Bar Association; The Florida Bar (Chairperson, 1995-1996 and Executive Council, 1990-2008, Criminal Law Section; Vice Chair, Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure Committee, 2007 and 2008); The Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers (Chairperson, Criminal Law Section, 1988 and 1989); Fourth District Court of Appeals Judicial Nominating Commission (Chair, 2003-2004); 15th Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (Commissioner, 2004-2010 and Chair, 2008); Florida Supreme Court (Member, Commission on Professionalism, 2004-2008); National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Palm Beach County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 2002); Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission (Member, 2001-2008 and Secretary, 2005, 2008).
Chicago, Illinois, May 27, 1953