Education & Admissions

  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1997, J.D., Honors: Cum Laude
  • University of Maryland, 1994, B.S.
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Activities

  • Subchapter V Trustee for cases filed in Bankruptcy Courts in Maryland, D.C. and the Alexandria Division of the Eastern District of Virginia
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Member
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association of the District of Maryland; Chair of Local Rules Committee, 2007; Greenbelt Chapter Chair, 2007-2008; Assistant Secretary, 2008-2009; Secretary, 2009-2010; Assistant Treasurer, 2010-2011; Assistant Secretary, 2012-2013; Secretary, 2013-2014; President-Elect, 2014-2015; President, 2015-2016
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD, Member
  • Walter B. Chandler American Inn of Court
  • Simon E Sobeloff Law Society, Member
  • Identity, Inc., Board of Director

Posts

"An Interesting Twist in the Collection of Domestic Support Obligations in Bankruptcy"

In bankruptcy, a “domestic support obligation” (DSO) is generally defined as a debt that is in the nature of “alimony,…

"Will I Lose My Trademark License if the Licensor Files for Bankruptcy?"

I’m Nervous.  I am a Licensee of Trademarks.  Will I Lose My Trademark License if the Licensor Files for Bankruptcy?…