Bio

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Home: Cincinnati, Ohio
Married to Dr. Mimi Petrie
Parents of four

Art
-Lifelong drawing
-Early career as freelance illustrator
-Editorial cartoonist for magazines and newspapers
-10,000+ hours of outdoor painting across U.S. and abroad
-Continuing education at Cincinnati Art Academy
-Mentored by master painter Thomas Buechner (CEO Steuben Glass, Director Brooklyn Museum of Art)
-Founding Member, Greenacres Artist Guild
-Member and medalist, Oil Painters of America
-Cincinnati Art Club

Law
-Partner, Graydon
-Service on Executive Committee for 10 years

Community
-Board of Trustees and Officer, Cincinnati Art Museum
-Past President, Cincinnati Parks Foundation
-Past President, Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Foundation
-Recreational trails advocate/Ohio River Way Board of Trustees

Teaching
-Professor of Constitutional Law, Miami University and University of Cincinnati

Education
-JD, Northwestern Law School
-Editorial Board, Northwestern Law Review
-Federal Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. John F. Grady, USDC Illinois
-Brown University (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Honors/American History)
-Studied with American Historians Gordon Wood, James Patterson, John Thomas