Attorney, with a practice in Small Business Counsel, Risk Management and Regulatory Affairs
New Castle County Register of Wills, serving as chief probate officer for the county
Captain, Judge Advocate, U.S. Army, Delaware National Guard
Master Pro Hac Vice, Chancery Court, regularly appointed to decide disputes
University Professor / Author in areas of Law, Business, Political Science and Humanities
Seniors Advocate, addressing needs of the aged and infirmed
2015 Delaware Bar Association Highest Award for Government Service
Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts
Gamma Kappa Alpha Honor Society
Widener University Law School, Juris Doctorate
Cum Laude. Graduated in Top 10% of Class. Certificate of Merit.
U.S. Army—The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School Honors Graduate.
Ranked 4th Overall. Highest Standing in Legal Assistance.
Delaware Superior Court Mediation Training and Certification
Navigating Government Regulations. I spend the majority of my time each day helping individuals, businesses and lawyers work through bureaucratic red tape in order to achieve their desired outcomes.
Human Resources. My practice in the Army is essentially labor law, working with the personnel department in managing our Soldiers and Airmen statewide.
Risk Management. I have served as the risk manager for some of the biggest events in the greater Delaware area—food festivals, sports, theatrical and casino.
Budget and Finance. I have built budgets from $100K to $100MM. I negotiate win-win solutions when parties are at a stalemate.
Strategic Planning. I am a big thinker, especially in terms of market trends and external threats.
Educator. I break down complex topics into digestible components that the average person can understand, always adding a large dollop of humor.
Author, Seniors Bill of Rights, 2016.
Executive Editor of Delaware Estate Administration, part one published in 2015.
Author of “The Story of Dorothea’s House,” from Voices from Dorothea’s House: Celebrating the Culture of Italy, Dante University Press, 2015.
Conference Chair, “The New Delaware Alcohol Rules: What They Mean For You: An All-Licensee Conference for Wholesalers, Retailers, Restaurants, Bars, Breweries, Wineries, & All Industry Stakeholders,” 2014.
Monthly columnist for The Journal of the Delaware Bar Association, 2010-11.
Founding Chair, St. Francis Hospital LIFE Senior Center
Vice-President, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
Chair, Delaware All State Theatre
Chair, Delaware Pardon Initiative
Executive Committee, Delaware Democratic Party
Guardian Ad Litem, Delaware Family Court