Born: Columbia, Tennessee
Education: LL.M, Trial Advocacy, Temple University School of Law, May 2009; JD, University of Memphis School of Law, May 1999; MA, University of Memphis, May 1999; BA, Oakland University, December 1993.
Practice Areas: Wrongful death, personal injury, construction and job-site accidents, Jones Act claims and maritime injuries; personal injury protection (PIP) claims, motor vehicle accidents,
slip and fall, premise liability, dog bites, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, boating accidents and all catastrophic injuries.
Licensure: Florida, Pennsylvania, Missouri and Tennessee.
Admissions: United States Supreme Court, March 2004; Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Oct. 1999; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Feb. 2009; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Aug. 2005; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, May 1999.
Membership: The Florida Bar and the American College of Legal Medicine
Honors & Activities: AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, Alumni Instructor, Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Trial Advocacy LLM Program, February 2009; Medical Protective Insurance Company, Risk Management CME Series,
Handling the Difficult and Non-Compliant Patient, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, April 2009; Grand Rounds Presentation,
AAOS Standards of Professionalism and Guidelines for Expert Witness Testimony, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, April 2009; Frequent Lecturer,
Physician Employment Agreements and Credentialing, Grand Rounds, The University of Missouri School of Medicine, Dept. of Fellow and Resident Education, 2003-08; Adjunct Professor, Paralegal Studies, Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, Tennessee 1999 - 2003; Arbitration Panel, Memphis Bar Association Fee Dispute Committee, 2002-03; Board of Directors, Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyers' Division, 2001-03; Awarded Certificate of Achievement by University of Memphis School of Law for Outstanding Service to the Elderly and Disabled, 1999 and American Jurisprudence Award, Juvenile Advocacy Clinic, Spring 1999.