ABOUT 

Areas of Practice 


Power of Attorney

Criminal Defense (State & Federal)

Family Law (Divorce/Custody/DV)

Domestic Violence 

Probate (Wills/Estates/Adoption)

Real Estate

Landlord/Tenant 

Business

General Practice

Education

 

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, 1989

  • B.A., Illinois State University, 1978

Languages

 

English

Spanish

Bar Admissions

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  • Alaska, 2007

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit 

  • Illinois, 1989

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel Attorney

  • Alaska Bar Association

  • Illinois Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association 

  • Alaska Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Board Member for Local Non-Profit Organization 

Past Employment

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  • U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska - Law Clerk for the Honorable James M. Fitzgerald

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska - Law Clerk for the Honorable H. Russel Holland

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois - Law Clerk for the Honorable Joe Billy McDade

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois - Law Clerk for the Honorable William D. Stiehl