-1982, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana and
Western District of Michigan
Valparaiso University, J.D. (1981)
Depauw University; Indiana University of South Bend (B.A. 1977)
-Kosciusko County and Indiana State Bar Associations
-Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
-Christian Legal Society
-National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
Author: "Double Jeopardy and the Habitual Offender Enhancement," Res Gestae, Indiana State Bar Journal, 1988-; "Bad Faith Statute Trumps Indiana Constitution," Res Gestae, Indiana State Bar Journal, Res Gestae, 2003. Instructor: "Introduction to American Politics," Indiana University/Purdue University, Fort Wayne. Public Defender, 1983-1993. Former Kosciusko County Prosecutor, 54th Judicial Circuit, 1995-1998. Delegate: People to People, Cuban Republic, 2002. Visiting Professor, Center for International Legal Studies, Dnipropetrovsk State University, Ukraine, March 2008. Certified Civil Mediator, 2008.
Senior Professor, Center for International Legal Studies.