Born, East Chicago, Indiana, 1942; graduated East Chicago Washington H.S. 1960; Graduated Indiana University, Bloomington, B.S., Business 1964; graduated Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, J.D., 1967; admissions: Indiana Bar 1967, New York Bar 1984, also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeal, Seventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. Felony Deputy Prosecuting Attorney 1967-73. Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 31st Judicial Circuit 1974-78. Public Defender, Lake County Indiana, 1978-85. City Attorney Crown Point, Indiana 2008 to present. Memberships: Lake County, Indiana, American Bar Associations, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Association for Justice.