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Tuesday, July 7, 2009



The Ohio State University
B.A. Political Science, Economics, 2006

University of Toledo
Juris Doctor Candidate, 2010

College Activities

OSU Debate Team, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, Journalist: U-Weekly Magazine, Student Counsel, High School Wrestling Coach at an Inner City School

Law School Activities

President: Federalist Society, Member: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Coach: Softball Team, Columnist: Independent Collegian


Certificate of Appreciation from US Embassy in Kuwait and another from the Kuwaiti Chemical Defense Directorate, Army Achievement Medal twice, Korean "Manchus" Belt Buckle, placed at debate tournaments, Deans List


Law Clerk, Currently
Buckeye Institute's 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, Columbus Ohio

  • Legal research and writing - mainly drafted memos on specific legal issues
  • Drafted complaints, answers to complaints, memos, letters, analyzed legal documents and other related tasks
  • Assisted with many kinds of cases including contracts, property disputes, constitutional cases and other types
  • Did a long-term academic research projects
  • Conducted background research on cases
  • Screened potential cases

Legal Intern, 2009
Wayne County Prosecutor, Detroit Michigan

  • Conducted preliminary examinations, aided prosecutors in various tasks related to hearings
Law Clerk, 2007-2008
Kerger and Hartman, LLC, Toledo Ohio

  • Legal research and writing assistant, interviewed clients, limited representation of clients
  • Drafted complaints, answers to complaints, memos, letters, analyzed insurance contracts and letters (basically, learned every aspect of how to file and answer law suits)
  • Assisted with many kinds of cases including contracts, murder, terrorism, sentencing, property disputes, constitutional cases and other types
  • Conducted background research on cases

Legal Research Assistant, 2007
Distinguished Professor William Richman, University of Toledo College of Law

  • Outlined legal principles in cases for the purpose of updating the text to Professor Richman’s work in “Jurisdiction in Civil Actions”

Government Contractor, 2006-2007
Delaware County Recorder Andy Brenner’s Office, Delaware Ohio

  • Managing a vast project of transferring old mortgage contracts records into computer files
  • Accompanied the Recorder to meetings and helping fund raise for his next campaign and helped with a campaign for Municipal Judgeship that he managed

Casework Intern, 2006
Joint Casework Office of U.S. Senators DeWine and Voinovich, Columbus, Oh

  • Advised constituents on how to proceed with finding a resolution to problems with federal agencies and what the Senator could do to help them
  • Interacted with constituents on behalf of the Senator – directed their concerns to appropriate place

Sergeant, US Army (Active Duty 1997-2000, Reserve 2000-2005)
Chemical Operations Specialist, Korea (1998) and Ft. Bliss, Tx (1999)

  • Specialized and advised commanders in Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Warfare
  • Managed/supervised all NBC operations in an Air Defense Artillery and a Military Police unit
  • Prepared and taught classes
  • Supervised training, equipment maintenance, and formally presented long and short term training plans and goals to commanders

Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2004-2005

  • Handled logistics and security operations for 7-10,000 troops, including entry gate, roving patrol and convoy operations
  • Prepared and taught NBC classes to Kuwaiti Army
  • Supervised soldiers handling numerous professional and personal issues as they arose
  • Achieved E-5 rank (Sergeant)

Republican Party County Coordinator, 2006
Ohio Republican Party, Delaware County Ohio

  • 72 hour phone bank manager
  • Led efforts to identify and target voters throughout county – passing out literature, phone calls, organizing events
  • Worked hand-in-hand with Central Committee, candidates, campaign coordinators, local and state officials, party officials and volunteers
  • Spoke on behalf of the Ohio Republican Party before state and county organizations
  • Given high degree of autonomy with very high expectations, requiring self-teaching, self-motivation, and ability to quickly build a personnel network

Assistant Wrestling Coach, 2001 - 2003
Columbus East High School/ Boyton Beach High School, Columbus, Oh/ Boyton Beach, Florida

  • Assisted in developing and implementing training plans
  • Led practices, coached from mat-side during meets, managed several issues as they arose such as parental concerns, weight problems and discipline
  • Trained team in basics of wrestling, sportsmanship, conditioning and health and nutrition
    Journalist, 2005

Journalist, 2005-2006
U-Weekly Magazine, Columbus, Ohio

  • Assigned to high profile and controversial articles, researched stories and topics, advised in editing process, wrote articles
  • Worked with marketing and advertising
  • Acted on behalf of the magazine in managing relations on OSU campus

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