Jeff has experience in the areas of business, real estate, probate and trust law, with an emphasis in real estate acquisition and development and real estate financing. Jeff transferred his practice to Naples in 1993, after having spent 14 years in Columbus.


  • University of Michigan Law School  (J.D., cum laude, 1979)
  • Ohio Northern University  (B.A., with highest honors, 1975)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Professional Associations

  • Naples Area Board of Realtors
  • Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors
  • American Bar Association, Affordable Housing Forum
  • Collier Building Industry Association
  • American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
  • Collier County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • Naples Illustrated, Top Lawyers, Real Estate Law
  • Pi Delta Phi


  • Economic Development Council of Collier County
  • Naples Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce
  • Collier County Affordable Housing Commission
  • Junior Achievement of SW Florida, In-Class Consultant
  • Ocean Church, Elder, Secretary
  • American Cancer Society, Naples Chapter
  • The Education Foundation of Collier County, Board of Directors