Education & Admissions

  • Dartmouth College, A.B.
  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D.
  • Virginia - State, Federal District, and Bankruptcy (Eastern, Western)
  • Maryland - State, Federal District, and Bankruptcy
  • District of Columbia - Federal District and Bankruptcy
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Metropolitan School of the Arts
  • South Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, Immediate Past Chairman
  • Fairfax Bar Association, Past President
  • Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association, Past President
  • South County High School, Stadium Announcer (Football)
  • WSLL/Virginia Umpire’s Assn., Umpire



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