It may sound cliche, but I wanted to become a lawyer since my years at Southern Junior High School in my hometown of Reading, Pennsylvania. More than one teacher inspired me to become the Biblical David to stand up against the Goliaths of the world. In other words, to become an attorney who was willing to stand by the "little guy." I followed the dream of becoming an attorney throughout my later years at Reading Senior High School and I became the first of my family to attend college.
As a result of hard work, I benefited from generous scholarship awards and I was able to graduate from Gettysburg College with a B.A. in History. If not for the generosity of alumni donors I would not have been able to attend Gettysburg College.
I graduated from The Delaware Law School (now Widener University School of Law) in 1984, and I immediately began my law career in the area of complex civil litigation representing individuals who have been injured due to the negligence of others.
A lawyer I once worked for told me to "never forget where you came from." Those words resonate with me every day and inspire me to fight for my clients and to help them with the struggles which face them after an accident.
My commitment is to help my clients and their families through difficult times and the challenges that face them. As a solo practitioner, I am the one who answers to my clients. My staff and I strive to provide a high level of personal service and reliable information so our clients can make good, well-reasoned decisions.
In the end, each case is about our client's best interests and getting their lives back on track. Not every case is best suited for the courtroom and it is my responsibility to achieve the best results for my clients, whether by trial or settlement.