Professor of Law
CV SSRN Bio
J.D., Valparaiso University Law School (1st in Class) (1986)
B.A., Valparaiso University (High Distinction) (1979)
Social Legislation and the Elderly
EVERYDAY LAW FOR SENIORS (Paradigm 2010, 2012) (co-authored with Lawrence A. Frolik). Flyer/Order form
Surrogate Decision-Making Standards for Guardians: Theory and Reality, __ UTAH L. REV. __ (forthcoming 2012) (co-authored with Lawrence A. Frolik) (prepared as a solicited discussion paper for the Third National Guardianship Summit (Oct. 2011, Salt Lake City, Utah).
The UPC Substituted Judgment/Best Interest Standard for Guardian Decisions—A Proposal for Reform, 45 U. MICH J.L. REFORM 739 (2012) (co-authored with Lawrence A. Frolik).
Honors and Professional Activities
Reporter, Uniform Power of Attorney Act
Reporter, Joint Uniform Law Commission/Law Conference of Canada Drafting Committee for the Interjurisdiction Recognition of Advance Planning Documents Act
Michael and Dianne Swygert Research Fellow (2010-2012)
ABA Liaison to the National College of Probate Judges
Academic Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Delegate to the Third National Guardianship Summit