Tony is a Venice native and a graduate of Venice High School. After high school, he attended North Central College in Illinois graduating with honors with degrees in English and Theater. After working in the arts, Tony attended Temple Law School in Philadelphia, again graduating with honors. During law school, Tony was the Articles editor for the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review and clerked for Drinker, Biddle and Reath, LLP, a large law firm in Philadelphia. After law school, Tony worked as a staff attorney at the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta, closely working with the judges on federal appellate issues from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.
Tony then was commissioned as an officer in the Unites States Air Force in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He was stationed in Italy and Alaska and worked on a variety of issues, including criminal defense and prosecution, international law, wills, and estate planning for military members and their families.
Tony separated from active duty in November 2013, moved with his wife and daughters back to Venice, and joined his family’s law practice. Tony is an a board member of the Sarasota County Bar Association, a board member of the Friends of the Venice Public Library, and a member of the Military Officers Association of Sarasota. Tony also is a major in the United States Air Force Reserve.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2013||09/12/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Exception Pro Bono Service||Supreme Court of Florida||2016|
|Commendation Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster)||United States Air Force||2013|
|Commendation Medal||United States Air Force||2010|
|JAG||United States Air Force Reserves||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Mowry Law Office||2013 - Present|
|Judge Advocate||United States Air Force (Active Duty)||2007 - 2013|
|Staff Attorney||United States Court Of Appeals, 11th Circuit||2005 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Sarasota County Bar Association, South County||Board Member||2015 - Present|
|Sarasota County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces||Member||2007 - Present|
|United States Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals||Member||2007 - Present|
|Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review||The [Unlawful] Commerce in Arms Act: Can Congress Pass Special Legislation?||2004|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|North Central College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|PAF Suncoast March 2015 Dinner||Medicaid Planning||2015|
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