Counsel clients on, review, negotiate and draft contracts and other legal documents that may be needed for the multitude of transactions arising in the life cycle of a business or non-profit organization including initial choice of business entity, effective governance and management structures, federal, state and local tax planning, tax-exempt compliance and governance issues.
In addition, represent clients in Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy and domestic relations.
Past corporate trust officer for a national financial institution; served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army; former staff attorney in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch.
|Education:||Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
LL.M., Business & Taxation, 2005
The Ohio State University (Moritz) College of Law,
Columbus, Ohio, Juris Doctorate, 2000
Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio
B.S., cum laude, Business Management, 1996
|Bar Adm:||Ohio, 2001; U.S. District Court of Southern District of Ohio, 2002,
U.S. Tax Court, 2008
Ohio Rising Stars, Ohio Super Lawyers,
Business/Corporate & Tax, 2007
|Professional Associations & Memberships:||
Columbus Bar Association, Business Taxation Committee,
Co-Chair, 2008 to present
Member, American and Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations
Adjunct Professor, Wilberforce University, 2001 to present
Franklin County Children Services, 2004 to present
Board Chair, 2008 to present
Budget and Finance Committee, Chair, 2007
Huckleberry House, 2007 to present
Nominations Committee, Chair, 2008