Admitted: State Bar of Michigan,1998.
State Bar of Michigan Law Day Essay Contest Judge and Creator of Questions, 2000-2006
University of Kansas School of Law - Lawrence, Kansas, J.D., Regional Administrator, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. President of International Law Society. Midwest Regional Coordinator, International Law Students Association. Member of Kansas International Development Association. Prosecutor and Defense Counsel, University of Kansas Court of Parking Appeals. Tax Preparer, Voluntary Income Tax Assistance Program.
Eötvos Loránd University Faculty of Law - Budapest, Hungary - Certificate in Legal and International Developments in Eastern Europe, August 1993. Coordinated with University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law and the Austro-American Institute of Education.
Salzburg University Faculty of Law - Salzburg, Austria - Certificate in International Legal Studies, July 1993. Coordinated with University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California and the Austro-American Institute of Education.
University of Kansas - Lawrence, Kansas - B.A., French and Political Science.
Certificate of Excellence in Advanced Italian Literature. Pi Beta Phi Honors Society Scholarship. President of Circolo Italiano (Italian Club). French Department Senior Honor Award. Crew Team. Dean’s List.
Centro Linguistico Italiano Dante Alighieri - Florence, Italy
Certificate in Language, Culture and Cooking, July 1990
Université de Franche-Comté - Besançon, France
Attended courses at the Literature Faculty, the Institute of Technology and the Law Faculty. 1989-90
Detroit Country Day School - Birmingham, Michigan, graduate.
Ecole Européene Bruxelles II - Brussels, Belgium
Selected to participate in the International Baccalaureate North America/ European Economic Community Exchange Program. Lived with an Italian host family. 1984-85
Community Involvement: Frankenmuth Civic Events Council Representative, Frankenmuth Optimist Club, St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, Venturing Crew Advisor, Boy Scout Leader
Enjoys : SCUBA diving, camping, backpacking, spear fishing, white water canoeing.