Education: DePauw University (1989) Bachelor of Arts in English Composition
Valparaiso University School of Law (1993)
Doctor of Jurisprudence law degree
Experience: I am an attorney licensed in, and in good standing with, the States of Indiana and Illinois. I have actively practiced law in both Indiana, and Illinois, since 1993. My licenses to practice law in these States have never been the subject of any disciplinary action. I am a former Deputy Prosecutor with the Marion County (Indiana) Prosecutor's Office and my duties included prosecuting criminal cases and enforcing child support Orders. I am also a former Deputy Public Defender with the Marion County Public Defender Agency and my duties included defending adults and juveniles in criminal cases.