Admitted: 1967, Florida and U.S. District Court, Southern
District of Florida including Trial Bar; 1979, U.S. Court
of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and, U.S. District Court, Middle
District of Florida; 1982,U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh
Circuit; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1987,
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1992, U.S. Court of
Appeals, Second Circuit; 1997, U.S. District Court, Middle
District of Florida; 2001, U.S. Supreme Court.
Biography: Admitted Pro Haec Vice: United States Court
of Appeals, Third Circuit; United States District Courts
for: Western District of Louisiana; Northern District of
Florida; District of South Carolina; Middle District of
North Carolina; District of Maryland; District of New Jersey;
Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York; District
of Maine; Northern District of Indiana; Eastern District
of Michigan; Eastern District of Louisiana; Eastern District
Phi Delta Phi. Guest Judge, Southeast Regional Moot Court
Seminar Lecturer, Federal Defenders, Southern District
of Florida: Grand Jury Litigation, 1991; Defensive Investigative
Techniques, 1991; Techniques and Methodologies of Cross-Examinations,
1992; United States Probation and Pre-Trial Services Officers
(Southern District of Florida), Techniques of Testifying
and Management of Cross-Examination, 2000, 2001, 2002; Participation
in Design Pilot Program for Testifying Skills for Court
Officers, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, D.C., 2003;
Presentation of “Testifying Skills” Seminar as requested
by The Federal Judicial Center (for Pre-Trial Services Officers
and Probation Officers), Chicago, IL., Fall, 2004.
Assistant State Attorney, Organized Crime, Public Corruption
and Special Investigations Section, 1970-1973; Assistant-in-Charge,
1972-1973; Major Crimes Division, 1971-1973.
Guest Judge, Mock Trial Final Round, Labor Law Section, American Bar Association, 2012.
Guest Judge, Mock Trial Final Round, School of Law, University of Miami, 2012.
Guest Judge, Mock Trial Semi-Finals and Final Round, School
of Law, University of Miami, 1995.
Member: The Florida Bar (Member, Criminal Law Section);
American Bar Association (Member, Criminal Law Section);
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; National Association
of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Florida Association of Criminal
Languages: English and Spanish.
Educated: University of Miami (B.A., 1964; J.D., 1967).