Education & Admissions

  • J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1980
  • B.A (cum laude), Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College), 1977
  • Maryland Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court


  • Member of the Economic Development Commission Advisory to the Governor on State economic and business development and retention policy
  • Served on committees charged with updating the Frederick County Zoning Ordinance and the Frederick City Land Management Code.
  • Former attorney for the Frederick County Association of Realtors.
  • Member and Past Director, Land Use Council, Frederick County Builders Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Frederick County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association



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