B.S. University of Florida 1978
M.P.A. University of South Florida 1979
Ed. S. Nova Southeastern University 1991
J.D., cum laude, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 2005
"Lawyers stand at the fork in the road for our citizens between justice and injustice."
I joined the faculty in 2013, and teach at Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay, Florida, campus.
Before joining Cooley, I served as the Assistant Superintendent for Administration for Pasco County Public Schools 2006-2013, the Director of Training and Staff Development for Hillsborough County Public Schools 2003-2006; Senior Director of Training and Benefits (2001-2003) and Senior Director of Professional Development Services (1999-2001), both for Orange County Public Schools; Supervisor of Teacher Training (1993-1999), Principal Intern (1994-1996), and social studies teacher (1979-1993) for Hillsborough County Public Schools.
Prior to becoming a member of the faculty at Cooley, I was an adjunct professor at St. Leo University, the University of South Florida, and Hillsborough County Community College.
At Cooley, I teach Contracts I and II, Personal and Professional Responsibility, Education Law, Compliance, Regulations, and Employment Law.