Admitted to Illinois Bar, November 1977
Admitted to Federal Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1977
Admitted to Federal Trial Bar, 1982
Admitted to practice before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 1992
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
Juris Doctor, June 1977
Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Political Science, June 1974
Court-Certified mediator for the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois Major Case Civil Mediation Program and Chancery Mediation Program.
Court approved mediator for the Circuit Court of Will County, Illinois
Member of the commercial arbitration panel of the American Arbitration Association since 1985.
Trained in the mediation of e-discovery disputes by the American College of e-Neutrals
Completed 40 hour Mediation/Arbitration Training at Illinois State Bar Association in addition to attending numerous seminars on conducting mediations
Participated in 100s of arbitrations as single arbitrator and as member of three man arbitration panels.
Represented clients at 100s of mediations and arbitrations
Pro-Bono mediator for the small claims court of the Circuit Court of Will County, Illinois