I have over 20 years of experience as an adjunct instructor. I grew up in North Canton and have returned here after living in Indiana, Nebraska, Michigan, New Jersey and New York. My B.A. is magna cum laude in history and political science from Capital University. I have both a J.D. (cum laude) and an M.B.A. from The Ohio State University. My second law degree, L.L.M., is in tax from New York University. I hold a license to practice law in five states although I am currently inactive in a... [more]
Government & Politics
I have helped numerous students in various academic areas develop better study skills. My methods include outlining the subject, using mnemonics and other memory aids, identifying the textbook source material that is most important, writing summaries. In my study skills I try to teach ways to understand the material using various learning methods, including action activities when possible. I have developed a number of study skills I can share in obtaining my various degrees and certifications.
I have passed the Bar Examinations in the States of Ohio, Indiana, New York and New Jersey. Each was passed on the first try. I do not believe I can replace a bar review course such as BAR/BRI or others, but I can provide supplemental assistance with strategies to answer both Multi-State Questions and Essay Questions.
I have previously and currently provide tax preparation services for clients. My education includes an LLM (an advanced law degree beyond the JD) from New York University in Tax. Additionally, I received an academic award with my JD degree for being the best student in the tax curriculum. My MBA degree also included tax accounting classes. I am familiar and use the LUCERTE program for tax preparation.