I grew up in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, graduating from Fond du Lac High School (... more
I grew up in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, graduating from Fond du Lac High School (formerly Goodrich High School). I graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a B.A. in History and Economics. I studied law at Antioch School of Law, which has become David A Clarke School of Law in Washington, D.C. I have practiced civil and criminal law in both California and New York States. I am ... view profile
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