Fall, 1993 One of the seven applicants to pass the 1993 Magistrate's
Examination conducted by the Worker's Compensation board. Over 50 applied.
- Top 6% Ranking in Law School, 12/230, GPA 3.44
- T.M.C. Law Review
- Merit Scholarship for academic achievement
- Honor Role and Dean's List; every term
- Scholastic Review Board
-Student bar Association
-Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
- Cooley Environmental Law Society
- Representative, American Bar Association - Law Student Division
1985 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Arts from the College of Communications
1995 - present:
Private Practice- Okemos, MI
General practice with emphasis on Family, Criminal, Civil, and Administrative Law.
Trial experience as lead attorney in civil and criminal trials,
including first degree sexual criminal conduct, domestic violence,
divorce, custody, insurance and probate. Highest civil verdict $300,000.00 in 1999.
2004 - present:
Master, American Inns of Court, Cooley Law School Chapter.
1995 - present:
The Crockett Pre-Law Program: A general training program within
my law offices open to qualified students interested in the field of law.
Certificate of Appreciation awarded by the College of Social Science of Michigan State University,
School of Social Work, for outstanding contributions in Social Work Field Education 2002-2003.
Judge, Michigan Youth in Government, Trial Competition
Adjunct Professor, Thomas M. Cooley Law School - Instructor of legal methods
Special Deputy, Ingham County Sheriff's Department
Research Law clerk with dual function as Special Deputy/Court Officer.
Experiences include numerous arrests, an armed man hunt, murder trials, and responsibility
for up to 16 prisoners at a time. Solely responsible for jurors during deliberations.
Sole Practitioner - general practice trial and research attorney