Harvard University, B.A. cum laude in East Asian Languages, 1989
University of Florida, J.D. with honors, 1996
Florida Bar, 1996. Also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
19th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Member, 2004 to 2012; Chairman, 2009 to 2011; 19th Circuit Florida Bar Grievance Committee Member 2004 to 2008; Chairman 2006 to 2008; Florida Bar Federal Court Practice Committee, 2002; Indian River County Bar Association, Member of Trial Lawyers and Appellate Practice Sections of the Florida Bar.
Strazzulla v. Riverside Banking Company, 175 So. 3d 879 (Fla. 4th DCA 2015); Medical Data Systems, Inc. v. Coastal Ins. Group, Inc., 139 So. 3d 394 (Fla. 4th DCA 2014); Rudnick v. Federal Trust Bank, et al., 125 So. 3d 1045 (Fla. 5th DCA 2013); Liese v. Indian River Hospital Dist., 701 F.3d 334 (11th Cir. 2012); Brander v. Stoddard, et al., 78 So. 3d 101 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012); Indian River Memorial Hosp. V. Browne, 44 So. 3d 237 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010); Nolte v. Paris Air, Inc. 975 So. 2d 627 (Fla. 4th DCA 2008); ACTS v. Estate of Zimmerman, 961 So. 2d 1076 (Fla. 4th DCA 2007); Lofton et al. v. Secretary of Florida DCF, 358 F.3d 804 (11th Cir. 2004); cert. den. 543 U.S. 1081(2005); Ryan, et al. v. Gonzalez, 841 So. 2d 510 (Fla. 4th DCA 2003), cert. dism. 921 So. 2d 572 (Fla. 2005); Ass’n for Disabled Americans, et al. v. Key Largo Bay Beach LLC, et al., 407 F.Supp 2d 1321 (S.D. Fla. 2005); Wight, et al. v. Gioa 862 So.2d 955 (Fla. 5th DCA 2004); Carlton v. Germany Hammock Groves, 803 So. 2d 852 (Fla. 4th DCA 2002); Dunn v. USAA Cas. Ins. Co., 781 So. 2d 1153 (Fla. 4th DCA 2001); Lofton v. Kearney, 157 F.Supp.2d 1372 (S.D. Fla. 2001); Assurance Generale de France v. Cathcart, 756 So. 2d 1055 (Fla. 4th DCA 2000).