Born: Norristown, Pennsylvania, May 10, 1971
Admitted to bar: Pennsylvania 1996; New Jersey 1996; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey 1996; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania 1997; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit 1998; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania 2000; Supreme Court of the United States 2010.
Education: University of Scranton (B.S., magna cum laude, 1992); Villanova University School of Law (J.D. 1995).
Judicial Clerkship: Law Clerk to the Honorable James C. Hogan, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1995-1997.
Teaching Experience: Adjunct Professor, Northampton County Community College, Bethlehem Township, PA, Family Law for Paralegals, 2006-present.
Member: Northampton County Bar Association (Vice President, Young Lawyers Division, 1997-2000; President, Young Lawyers Division 2001; Family Law Committee Chair 2012-present; Law Day Committee Chair 2006-2008; Board of Governors 2014-); Pennsylvania Bar Association (Zone II Delegate 2013; Member, Family Law Section); American Bar Association.
Community Activities: Boy Scouts of America/Minsi Trail Council Career Awareness Program; Freemansburg Bethlehem Township Athletic Association Volunteer of the Year Co-Recipient 2006; Sacred Heart School, Bethlehem PTA 2005-2010; St. Anne School Advisory Board 2011-present; Notre Dame High School Booster Club Executive Board 2012-present.
Practice Areas: Family Law (Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Child Custody, Support), Architects and Engineers’ Professional Liability, General Civil Litigation; Insurance Defense, Personal Injury, Zoning.