Position
  • Shareholder and Director

Areas of Practice

  • Tax Controversy and Litigation (Civil & Criminal)
  • Tax and Estate Planning
  • Civil Litigation and Appeals
  • Business Transactions

Admitted

  • District of Columbia
  • Michigan U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court,¬†Eastern District of Michigan

Education

  • Truman State University (B.S. Accounting, summa cum laude, 1996)
  • University of Illinois (M.S. Taxation, cum laude, 1997)
  • University of Michigan (J.D., cum laude, 2003)

Awards

  • Outstanding Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division
  • Mitchell Rogovin Award for Outstanding Support to the IRS Office of Chief Counsel

Clerkship

  • Honorable Cornelia G. Kennedy, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan, Tax Section & Vice-Chair of the U.S. Courts Committee
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Litigation & Business
  • Valuation Task Force
  • Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim County Bar Association
  • Michigan State University Law School Tax Clinic, Board Member
  • Traverse City Light & Power, Director
  • Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce, Government Relations Committee
  • Rotary Club of Traverse Bay Sunrise