Magistrate for domestic relations and juvenile causes since 2005; member, juvenile subcommittee of the Judicial Conference's Family Law Committee.
Born in Somerset County, Maryland. Attended Washington High School, Princess Anne, Maryland; Salisbury State College, B. A., 1985; University of Maryland School of Law, J. D., 1988. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1988. Member, Maryland State and Somerset County Bar Associations; Assistant State's Attorney 1989-2005; Lay Leader, Saint Peter's United Methodist Church, Oriole, Maryland; Past President, Somerset Ruritan Club.