Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, April 3, 1952; Admitted to Bar 1977, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court; 1991 U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1998, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Temple University (B.A., cum laude, 1974; J.D. 1977) Lecturer, Allentown Police Academy, 1978-1984, 1989-1994. Assistant District Attorney 1977-1981 and 1984-1988, Assistant Public Defender, 1981-1984, and Court appointed Juvenile Master, 1989-1993, Lehigh County.
Member, Allentown Zoning Board, 1985-1986. Member, Donald E. Wieand American Inn of Court. Member, Lehigh County (member, Board of Directors, 1983-2000; President 1997). Northampton County and Pennsylvania (Member, Criminal Law Section) Bar Associations. Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. Yastrop, 768 A2d 318 (Pa. 2001)
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. Peter David Moyer, 648 A2d 42 (1994)
Schuster vs. PennDot, 18 D&C 4th 142 (1992)
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. Pasquariello, 14 D&C 4th 506 (1992)
Criminal law; Practice before all Federal and State Trial Courts Appellate Practice; Driving While Intoxicated; Drivers License Suspension; Drug Crimes; Juvenile Law; Parole and Probation; White Collar Crime