Attorney & Counselor at Law


Degrees Received:

University of Toledo, College of Law, Toledo, Ohio

Juris Doctor, December 1996

St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York

Master of Business Administration, December 1992

St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York

Bachelor of Arts, May 1989

Additional Schools Attended:

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Graduate Public Policy Studies, 1989-1990

National Academy For Paralegal Studies, Rochester, New York

Graduation with Scholarly Distinction, 1993

Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York

Foreign Language Studies, 1993-1994



PUMA Money Management, 1993 -1997

During the time I operated PUMA Money Management, I was the Portfolio Manager for private individuals' money funds.

Monroe County Office of the Public Defender, Rochester, New York, July 1993 -January 1994

Before entering law school, I volunteered at the Public Defender's office where I assisted in researching and writing Writ's of Habeas Corpus, administrative appeals, and requests for full Parole Board review.

Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, New York, 1983 -1997

As a Wegmans' employee, I primarily dealt with customer relations. I was also a 3-time Wegmans Scholarship Recipient, receiving the four-year award in 1986, 1990, & 1994.


Papers Written:

'Analysis of the Legal System in Charles Dickens' Bleak House and Great Expectations' (1996).

'Judicial Corporal Punishment' (1995).

'A Reasonable Expectation of Privacy' (1994).

'Application of the SLII Model' (1992).

'MRP II & JIT: A Hybrid Manufacturing Environment' with Michael Coene, (1992).

'Goodwill Accounting' (1991).

'Market Value Accounting' (1991).

'Aging in America' (1990).

'Medicare & Public Policy' (1990).

'Positions on Social Security' (1990).

'Strategy in Voting' (1990).

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