Born in Toledo Ohio and grew up in Yuma Arizona, Taylor Michigan, San Juan Puerto Rico and Cleveland Ohio. Graduated from Midpark High School in 1978, 4th in class of 666. Graduated from Denison University in 1978 with a B.S degree and Eastern Michigan University in 1980, with a M.S. degree. Graduated from Capital Law School in 1991 and passed the Ohio Bar that year. I started my own law firm in 1991 and have been in private practice ever since, practicing primarily in the family law and personal injury practice areas. My firm mission is not just to give legal advice but to help people get their lives to a better place.