Education & Admissions

  • George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • Georgetown University School of Law, LL.M.
  • Trinity College, B.A.
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
    • Sections on Business Law and Taxation; Trusts and Estate Law
    • Committee on Unincorporated Business Committee
  • Maryland State Bar Association
    • Member, Board of Governors, 2014-2016
    • Committee on Budget and Finance 2016-2020
    • Committee on Unincorporated Business Associations-Drafting Committee for Revisions to Maryland Limited Liability Company Act, 2010-2013; 2021-present
    • MSBA Bylaw Revision Committee, 2022-2023
    • Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2011-2021
    • Member, Board of Governors, 2010-2012
    • Business Law Section Council, Chair 2009-2010
    • Business Law Section Council, 2002 - present
  • Lieutenant Governor's Technology Law Task Force, 2001 - 2002
  • Housing Unlimited, Inc., Advisory Board and General Counsel
  • Home Builders Association of Maryland
    • Board Member (Ex-Officio), 2000-2014
    • Executive Committee, 2007-2009
  • Home Builders Care Foundation
    • Board Member, 2000-2014
    • Secretary, 2007 - 2014
  • Maryland Building Industry Association
    • Life Director, 2021 - present
    • Board Member (Ex-Officio), 2014-2021
    • Legal Counsel, 2014 - 2021
  • Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington
    • Legal Counsel 2014 - Present
    • President 2012-2014
    • Board Member 2011-2016


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