Litigation (general, personal injury and real estate)
Commercial Litigation (bankruptcy foreclosure and collection)
Social Security Disability
University of Iowa (B.A. with distinction 1990 Phi Beta Kappa)
University of Iowa College of Law (J.D. 1993)
Trial Advocacy Board, chairman (1992-93)
Client counseling competition team (1993)
American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Advocacy (1993)
Supreme Courts of Iowa (1993) Illinois (1993) and Missouri (2005), United State District Courts for Iowa (Northern and Southern), Illinois (Northern, Central and Southern), Missouri (Eastern and Western), Kansas, Colorado, Arkansas (Eastern District), Wisconsin (Eastern and Western), Indiana (Northern and Southern), Michigan (Eastern and Western) and Nebraska.
Member: Illinois State, Scott County (Iowa) and Rock Island County (Illinois) Bar Associations, and Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel and Iowa Defense Counsel Associations, Iowa Municipal Attorneys Association; American Bankruptcy Institute, NOSSCAR.
Bettendorf Park Board Foundation, (President, Secretary), Bettendorf Community Schools Foundation 2010-2016 (Audit Committee), Scott County Civil Service Commission, 2006 to present, (Chairman, Commissioner), Bettendorf Business Network, 2016 to present, (Executive Committee), Boy Scouts of America, Illowa Council, Pack 54 and Troop 89, 2005 -2014., Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity (member, Iota Chi Alumni Association and Iowa Colony House Housing Corporation)
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