Biographical Information

Born in Wageningen, Netherlands in 1960

Graduated from Salem High School in Salem, VA (1979)

Honorably discharged from U.S. Army in 1982 (101st Airborne, Ft. Campbell, KY)

Former law clerk to Hon. Lawrence L. Koontz, (ret. Ct. of Appeals of Va. and Va. Supreme Court)

Currently residing in Hampton, VA


Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

Virginia State Bar 1989

U.S. District Court, E.D. Va. 1993


1986 B.A. Criminal Justice, Roanoke College (Magna Cum Laude)

1989 J.D. University of Richmond School of Law

Professional Experience

Admitted to Va. State Bar in 1989

Trial attorney for 31 years throughout Virginia

Professional Associations

Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

American Association for Justice

Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group