After obtaining a B.A. in Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, with departmental distinction, and a J.D. at Southern Illinois University School of Law, he knew that he wanted to direct his services towards helping the community members of his hometown. He spent a summer clerking for Kavanagh, Scully, Sudow, White & Fredrick during law school.
After graduating law school he practiced family and bankruptcy law at Smith & Weer, P.C. before joining Hasselberg, Rock, Bell & Kuppler as an associate in October of 2010.
University of Illinois at Chicago, B.A.
Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D.
Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.
Member of the Illinois Bar Association.
Member of the Peoria County Bar Association.Iowa, 1975