Cases and Memberships

Selected Reported and Appellate Cases

Professional Memberships

American: State Bar of Michigan; American Bar Association; Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan.

Canadian: Law Society of Upper Canada; Essex County Law Association; Criminal Lawyers' Association [Canada]; Criminal Lawyers' Association of Windsor (Past President); Canadian Association of Law Teachers

Committee Memberships

LEGAL AID ONTARIO- Former Member of the Area Committee, County of Essex for Legal Aid Ontario (1991-2003), reviewing applications of those who require government assistance to retain an attorney.

WINDSOR/ESSEX SEX OFFENDER TASK FORCE - Part of an originating group that was established to attempt to develop community options to reduce sexual offences against children including rehabilitation of offenders, community education, and mobilization (1994 - 1995).

MEMBER OF CRIMINAL JURISPRUDENCE COMMITTEE OF STATE BAR OF MICHIGAN - Appointed to the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee of the State Bar of Michigan in 2004 which reviews pending criminal related legislation and makes recommendations in that regard to the State Bar. (2004 - 2010)

CRIMINAL LAW SPECIALTY COMMITTEE - Appointed to the Criminal Law Specialty committee of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2005 to evaluate applications for certification and recommend to the Certified Specialist Board those who are qualified for certifications as specialists. In addition, the Specialty Committee is responsible for maintaining the standard for certification.