Seton Hall University Law School J.D.
Pace University B.P.S.
Admitted to New Jersey
and Pennsylvania Bar
U.S. District Court N.J.
U.S. District Court E.D. Pa.
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
I have worked for the New Jersey Public Defender as Designated Counsel for Juvenile and Adult Criminal cases including. a complex adult white collar criminal jury trial involving multiple criminal defendants
I have worked for New Jersey Public Defender as Designated Counsel on an Appellate Criminal Case. This involved writing a complete criminal appeal from start to finish.
I received cases from the Office of Parental Representation for Child Abuse and Neglect, Termination of Parental Rights cases. I have also been assigned as a Law Guardian for children. This includes trials and motion hearings.
I have worked as a Per Diem Associate doing commercial litigation including Civil Trials, mediation, arbitration, depositions, discovery, motions, and settlement negotiations.
When I was in Law School, I was a legal intern for the Seton Hall Center for Justice Pro Bono Program and the Evening Law Clinic. I assisted in the preparation of a state prisoner §1983 case against the N.J. Department of Corrections. I also did Bankruptcy, Custody, Divorce and Immigration cases. I participated in trials under special rules for third year law students
I was a Judicial Intern for a U.S. Magistrate Judge in Newark New Jersey while in law school. I worked on civil cases that were assigned by U.S. District Court Judges to the magistrate Judge. I researched, drafted legal memoranda, letter orders on cases concerning application of federal law. I attended various civil and criminal trials, settlement conferences, detention hearings and motion hearings.
I worked for LEXIS and the law school computer lab. I trained and assisted students and faculty in the use of LEXIS, WESTLAW, and WORDPERFECT.
I retired from the U.S. Postal Service as an MPE Mechanic. I worked for the Postal Service for over Twenty- Five years. The union appointed me as a union steward and various elected offices in the North Jersey Area Local American Postal Workers Union for ten years. I was assigned to represent employees in grievances and arbitrations. I also represented employees in EEO hearings, MSPB proceedings and FECA problems. I negotiated Local Labor Management Agreements with Postal Management. I reached settlements with management on FMLA issues and Privacy Act issues. I designed and modified forms used for grievances and information requests.
I have worked for the Social Security System as a Benefit Authorizer. This position involved the application of Social Security Law to specific beneficiaries and calculating their benefits.
I worked in the Wall Street Securities industry for more than ten years in various positions. This included CUSIP implementation, stock transfer, and Municipal Trading. I was formerly licensed as a Securities Broker in New Jersey and New York.
I am married with two children.