Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, May 1990

        Third Year: Edward F. Hennessey Distinguished Scholar (top 5% of class); ranked 16th of 400

        Second Year: Paul J. Liacos Scholar (top 25%)

        First Year: G. Joseph Tauro Scholar (top 25%)

        Articles Editor, The American Journal of Law and Medicine, 1989-1990
        Note: Judicial Intervention in Life and Death Medical Decision making:
        The Tragic Case of Mary O’Connor, 15 AM. J. Law & Med. 301 (1989)

        American Jurisprudence Award in Corporations (highest grade in class)
        American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law (highest grade in class)
        Highest Grade, Exam: Political and Civil Liberties
        Highest Grade, Paper: Seminar in Municipal Dept Finance

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Microbiology, New York, NY
June 1977 – August 1978
Immunological research on the design and structure of antibodies.

Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
September 1975 – June 1978
B.A. in Natural Science.  Senior thesis: Detection of Single Antibody Producing Cells.

National Science Foundation College Accelerated Program
September 1974 – June 1975
Hahneman Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Research on the efficacy of stomach cancer treatments.

Bar Admissions:

Massachusetts, 1990
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit,  1990