Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA with a degree in English Literature. Then went on to obtain his JD from the University of Virginia’s School of Law in 1988. He has been practicing Civil Trial Law with a focus on Personal Injury since being admitted to the Bar in Florida in 1989. By 1995 he had already tried the requisite cases necessary to achieve his first Board Certification in Civil Trial Practice by the Florida Bar. He has been re-certified by the Florida Bar and now by the NBTA.