• Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland College of Journalism in December 1978
  • Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in May 1983
  • Member of the Florida Bar Association since 1984
  • Member of the Washington D.C. Bar Association since 2013
  • Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA┬«) since 1984
  • Member of the American Bar Association since 1984
  • Board Certified in Florida Workers’ Compensation law since August 1991
  • Member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates since 2006
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida since June 2005
  • Certified Arbitrator since 2006
  • Licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court since July
    1988
  • Licensed to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th
    Circuit
    since February 1996
  • Licensed by the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida since
    July 1985
  • Licensed in the US District Court Southern District Trial Bar since January
    1985
  • Licensed in the US District Court for the Middle District of Florida April
    1986
  • License in the US District Court for the Northern District of Florida since
    May 2008