St. Louis University, B.S., Mathematics, Philosophy/Languages, 1958; Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1958
Washington University, J.D., 1966
1966, Missouri; 1969, Florida; 1970, U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Eighth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits
Dade County and Coral Gables Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Chairman, Aviation Law Committee, 1997-1998; Member, Civil Procedure Rules Committee, 1997-1999); The Missouri Bar; American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Business Law); The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; American Association for Justice; Florida Justice Association; Miami-Dade Justice Association; American Judicature Society.
Capt., U.S. Air Force, 1958-1963
Spanish and French
Phi Delta Phi. Member: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International). FAA Certificates: Airline Transport Pilot; Flight Engineer; Flight Instructor; Ground Instructor. (Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Business Litigation Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education; Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)
HTP, Ltd. v. Lineas Aereas Costarricenses, S.A., 685 So.2d 1238 (Fla. 1996); Invo Florida, Inc. v. Somerset Venturer, Inc., 751 So.2d 1263 (Fla. 3d DCA 2000); G.M. Brod & Co., Inc. v. U.S. Home Corp., 759 F.2d 1526 (11th Cir. 1985); Neil v. So. Florida Auto Painters, Inc., 397 So.2d 1160 (Fla.3d DCA 1981); Swerdloff v. Miami National Bank, 584 F.2d 54 (5th Cir. 1978); In re Estate of Beakes, 306 So.2d 99, 71 A.L.R.3d 873 (Fla. 1975); Artistic Door Corp v. Rheney, 384 So.2d 179, Blue Sky L. Rep. P 71,658 (Fla. 3d DCA 1980); Westlake v. Abrams, 504 F.Supp. 337, Fed. Sec. L. Rep. P 97,963 (N.D.Ga. 1980); Jones & Scully, Inc., v. O'Connell, 604 So.2d 867 (Fla. 3d DCA 1992); Bertman v. ZFour, Inc., 661 So.2d 423 (Fla. 3d DCA 1995); Froom v. Rosen, 692 So.2d 1006 (Fla. 3d DCA 1997); Hitchock v. F.S. Disposition, Inc., 704 So.2d 1118 (Fla. 2d DCA 1998); Blue Leather, LLC v. Markowicz, (W.D. Ky. 2009); AeroTech Resources, Inc., v. Dodson Aviation, Inc., 191 F.Supp.2d 1209 (D.Kans. 2002); Froom-Lipman, LLC v. Forest City Enterprises, Inc., 747 F.Supp.2d 891 (ND Ohio 2010).