J.D. 1983, with Honors, Ohio State University College of Law
Arizona State Bar
Virginia State Bar
District of Columbia Bar Association
Areas of Focus:
Nonprofit and Charitable Law
Cases and Materials on Nonprofit, Tax-exempt Organizations (1992 and Supp. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996) (2d ed. 1997).
A Day in the Life of Tort Law, 49 Maine L. Rev. 111 (1997).
Personal Responsibility and the Law of Torts, 45 Am. U. L. Rev. 1245 (1996).
Can the Car Battery Be Charged? Intentional Torts Under Automobile No-Fault Statutes, 12 Cooley L. Rev. 163 (1995).
How I Spent My Sabbatical, or What Happens When a Torts Professor is a Juror in a Negligence Case, 14 Rev. Litig. 219 (1994), reprinted in 44 Def. L. J. 707 (1995).
Negligence or Strict Liability? A Study In Biblical Tort Law, 13 Whittier L. Rev. 1 (1992).
Tort Liability for Cult Deprogramming, 43 Ohio St. L.J. 465 (1982).
Does a Minister Have Legal Rights?, (co-authored with Carroll D. Stevens) Pulpit Digest (July/Aug. 1997).
I currently serve as a Professor of Law at Regent University. My areas of specialization include Tort Law, Nonprofit/Charitable Organizations, Tax Exemption and Insurance Law. I have also taught law at Marshall-Wythe School of Law and the College of William and Mary. Prior to teaching, I practiced law as an associate at Jennings, Strouss & Salmon and Mitchell C. Laird, P.C., both in Phoenix, Arizona.
My wife, Carole, has been my rock and best friend ever since I first met her (in high school). She sustains me and our ever-growing family (10 grandchildren and counting).
Favorite thing about my job:
I love helping people!
In my spare time:
I enjoy yard work and spending time with my six grandchildren.