Attorney Profile

LICENSURE:

  • • State Bar of Ohio: 1991
  • • U.S. District court for the Southern District of Ohio: 1991
  • • Notary Public for State of Ohio: 1991
  • • Certified Marriage and Family Therapist (Indiana): 1993
  • • Certified Clinical Social Worker (Indiana): 1993
  • • Certified Mediator: 1998


EDUCATION:

  • • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, December, 1988, J. D.
  • • University of Louisville, May, 1982, M.S.S.W.
  • • University of Dayton, May 1980, B.S.W. – Minor: Criminal Justice


PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT – LEGAL:

  • • May 1991 – Present: Attorney, Private Practice, Cincinnati, OH
  • • February 2001 – August 2002: Public Defender – Hamilton County Public Defender’s Office, Cincinnati, OH
  • • August 1997 – February 2001: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney – Office of John F. Holcomb, Butler County, OH


COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:

  • • Benefits Committee, N.K.U. (2006 – present)
  • • College of Education and Human Services Grade Appeal Committee Chair, COEHS, N.K.U. (2006 – present)
  • • Black Faculty and Staff, N.K.U. (2002 – present)
  • • Social Work Department Admissions Committee Chair, COEHS, N.K.U. (2003 – present)


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS, SERVICE ACTIVITIES:

  • • Member – American Arbitration Panel of Arbitrators, Cincinnati, OH (1993-present)
  • • Member – Black Lawyer’s Association of Cincinnati OH (1991-present)
  • • Member – Kappa Alpha PSI Fraternity, Inc. (1979-present)
  • • Member – National Bar Association (2003-present)
  • • Member – Cincinnati Bar Association (1991-present)
  • • Member – Ohio Bar Association (1995-present)
  • • American Trial Lawyers Association (2006-present)
  • • Member – National Association of Black Social Workers (2005-present)
  • • Board of Directors, National Association of Social Workers, Kentucky Chapter (2006-present)
  • • Board of Directors, Alternative Dispute Resolution, N.K.U., Highland Heights, KY (2006-present)