Emphasis on municipal law, criminal prosecutions, warrants authorizations, ordinance drafting, municipal civil defense, and preparation of legal opinions.
Serves as Assistant City Attorney for the City of St. Clair Shores, City of Eastpointe, and the City of Grosse Pointe Farms.
Appeared in over 100 municipal cases in the Macomb County Circuit Court since 2000.
Has conducted over 200 District Court trials/hearings.
Successful representation in all municipal appeals, including two cases before the Michigan Supreme Court.
Serves as primary defense counsel for the City of St. Clair Shores in cases handled through the Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority.
Serves as primary counsel for the City of St. Clair Shores in cases handled through its anti-blight program with successful representation in all cases handled in the Macomb County Circuit Court.
Serves as legal counsel for City of St. Clair Shores Zoning Board of Appeals and Fence Arbitration Committee.
Serves as legal counsel for City of Eastpointe Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Fence Board of Appeals and Sign Board of Appeals.
Serves as primary prosecutor in the City of Eastpointe.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
J.D. - May, 1997
Honors: Top 15% of class, GPA 3.23
Law Review: University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, 74 U. DET. MERCY L. REV (1997); 73 U. DET. MERCY L. REV. (1996), Case & Comment Editor
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
B.S.cum laude - December, 1993
Honors: Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity - Executive Board
Honors: Pre-Law Society - Executive Board
Major: Political Science, GPA 3.61
Minor: Criminal Justice, GPA 3.81
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