Education & Admissions

  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2008
  • B.A. University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, History, with honors, and Political Science, 2006
  • Maryland Bar, 2010
  • Missouri Bar, 2009 (out-of-state status)
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland, April 2015
  • Supreme Court of the United States, June 2014


  • Federal Bar Association: Charitable LLCs, July 2017
  • National Business Institute: Advanced Contract Drafting, September 2016
  • Maryland State Bar Association Annual Meeting: Agricultural Law Section, Moderator June 2016



"Balancing Interests in Family Firms"

If surviving a family reunion with your relatives is difficult, imagine coupling that with juggling business concerns. For family-owned businesses,…

"About Charitable LLCs"

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"Legalese Explained: Per Stirpes "

I grabbed lunch with a friend recently and was pleasantly surprised to find the sandwich shop had birch beer in…

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