Admitted to practice before the State Bar of Illinois, November 1992, and the General Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, December 1992. Accomplished trial attorney with highly developed skills in both the prosecution and the defense of complex negligence and tort claims including personal injury, property damage, and premises liability, actions.
Litigation experience also includes trial practice in Domestic Relations, Housing Court, and Traffic Court.
Certified as an Arbitrator by the Hon. Sidney A. Jones III for the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, January 26, 1996.
Comprehensive knowledge of Illinois E.P.A. underground storage tank regulatory statutes and LUST Fund provisions. Certified as an Illinois E.P.A. Class “C” UST Operator, July 22, 2012. Frequently lectures at petroleum industry educational seminars for B.P., Citgo, Marathon, and Shell retailers regarding legal compliance requirements of Federal and State of Illinois E.P.A. regulatory statutes.
Has drafted sample facility E.P.A. compliance and operation manuals that are in use at gas stations throughout Illinois.