Corporate lawyer serving Milwaukee, WI

Member, Wisconsin Law Review, 1985. Law Clerk to the Honorable Charles N. Clevert, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1985-1987.

Public/Community Service

  • Member – Editorial Board of State Bar of Wisconsin – Bankruptcy Section (1991-2004)
  • Chief Editor, Wisconsin State Bar Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditor’s Rights Newsletter (2003-2004)

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Transactions
  • Dealership/Distribution
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Loan Transactions
  • Peer Review/Credentialing

Litigation Percentage

  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Admissions Details

  • Wisconsin, 1985


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin, 1985, J.D.
    • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Western Kentucky University, 1976, M.A.
  • University of WI, Stevens Point, 1973, B.S.
    • Honors: Cum Laude

Published Works

  • THE WISCONSIN FAIR DEALERSHIP LAW’S TERRITORIAL IMPERATIVE: Two Recent Cases Define the Scope of the WFDL as it Applies to Multi-State Dealerships, Wisconsin Lawyer, August, 1999
  • Direct Evidence of State of Mind: A Philosophical Analysis of How Facts in Evidence Support Conclusions Regarding Mental State, Wisconsin Law Review, 435, 1985
  • Exemption Planning for the Insolvent Debtor: When Prebankruptcy Planning with a Vengeance should be Okay, The Milwaukee Lawyer, 1989

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • “Title Insurance in Wisconsin”, Lorman Education Services, February, 2000; March 2001; March 2003
  • “Keys to Success in a Real Estate Transaction”, National Business Institute, June 2000; March 2002

Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association

Milwaukee Office