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I was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1966.  My father was a lawyer, and my mother was a teacher.  I graduated from East Grand Rapids High School in 1984, awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Classical Civilization and the Bere Pre-Law Scholarship from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1988.  I graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor with a Juris Doctor Degree in 1991.

I am a member of the Florida and Michigan Bars and the Real Property, Probate and Trust section of the Florida Bar.  I am a proud member of Attorney's Title Insurance Fund, Inc. and a title insurance agent of Old Republic Title Insurance Company.

I practiced law in Kent County, Michigan from 1991-2002 and in Palm Beach County, Florida from 2002 - present.  I am a member and Past President of the Boynton Beach/Lantana Rotary Club.

"I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to
live up to what light I have."


Abraham Lincoln


Real estate title insurance lawyer and closing agent
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