John Carroll University, 1976 B.S, University of Southern California, 1984 M.S.
University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, 1989 J.D.
Maryland, Georgia, Florida
PARTICIPATED in TRIALS
AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS RECONSTRUCTED, LITIGATED
USAR retired, Major Army Pilot
MILITARY AIRCRAFT FLOWN
UH1, OH58 and Hughes 300 aircraft.
American Bar Association, American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Florida Bar Board Certified as a Specialist in Aviation Law
HONORS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Florida Super Lawyers 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, Florida Trend Legal Elite 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011
Numerous, goto the Publications web page.
Litigation, Airplane and Helicopter Crash Litigation,Products Liability, Personal Injury Law. Military Products Law and Military Contract Defense.
SEMINARS AND PAPERS
How to Deal with Dirty Trial Tactics - The Rambo Litigator
Aviation Expert Witnesses - The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
IPE Seminar for Paralegals - Maximizing Trial Preparation Skills
NBI Litigation Seminar - What the Civil Court Trial Judges Want Every Lawyer to Know
Taking and Defending Effective Depositions
The Federal Tort Claims Act-10 Practice Tips that Every Lawyer Should Know
The Bakers Dozen - 13 Trial Practice Tips that Judges Expect Trial Lawyers to Know
Presenting Evidence in Complex Litigation
Overcoming Juris Bias
Demonstrative Evidence- Making Your Case to the Jury
"The Government Made Me Do It" - How to Combat the Government Contractor Defense
The Government Contractor Defense - A Practical Primer for Trial Practitioners
"Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire" - How to Affectively Cross Examine Expert and Lay Witnesses
Florida Bar Aviation Law Certification Review Course- Aviation Labor and Employment Law
"Product Liability and Personal Injury Law Suits in the Wake of Toyota- Understanding the Impact of Toyota Recall Legislation"
Elimination of Biases in Legal Practice
More Than Just a Case - How to Treat & Care for Clients in Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Accident Cases
Technology in the Courtroom - Smoking Mirrors or the Search for Truth?
Using the Department of Army (DA) Personnel as Witnesses to Private Litigation - A "How To" Guide
From a "Miracle on the Hudson" to a "Disaster in Buffalo" - How to Come Up with Winning Recipe for Preventing Fatal Aircraft Accidents
"Leadership 101" - The Difference Between Being a Travel Agent and a Tour Guide
Aviation Stress and Fatigue - How Pilots Deal with Sleep Depravation and Work Overload
Aviation Medicine - How Self Imposed Stresses Can Effect Pilot Performance
"10 Ways to Screw Up a Good Aviation Case!"
Winning Techniques For Cross-Examination
The Art of Settlement
Bad Faith and Insurance Claims in Florida
Insurance Coverage Litigation in Florida
Protecting Yourself from Legal Malpractice Claims
Advanced Auto Accident Litigation
Litigation Skills: A Short Course for Legal Assistant
A Litigation Paralegal's Guide to Case Management
How to Successfully Resolve Automobile Injury Cases
Evidence and Trial Practice in Florida
Anatomy of Personal Injury Trial