Education
  • J.D. Stetson University 1980
    Editor Law Review, Honor Court Justice
  • B.S. University of Florida 1976 with honors
Court Admissions
  • All Florida Courts + U.S. 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits 1982
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court 1985
Honors & Awards
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • AV Preeminent Rating Martindale Hubbell
  • Florida Legal Elite 2016
  • Florida Super Lawyers 2009-2018
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Ben F. Overton, Florida Supreme Court
  • Florida’s Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation 2013-2018
  • The Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court Professionalism Award 2017
Memberships & Involvement
  • The Florida Bar
  • Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Sarasota County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Past President
  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, Past President
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission, Past Chair
  • Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, Past Chair
  • Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar Executive Council, Past Chair & Current Special Advisor
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Grievance Committee, Past Member
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Magistrate Merit Selection Panel, Past Chair

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