He told the audience he has been practicing law for 17 years. He spent his first two year clerking for Judge Robin Simpson, who now sits on the Commonwealth Court. After that, he became a litigator. He is certified to try death penalty cases and has spent 15 years providing legal advice to those who lack the means to pay for an attorney. He also spent a year as the County Solicitor and is a former president of the bar association. Nine former presidents of the bar association support his candidacy. He is a member of St. Jane's Parish,, and also belongs to the Knights of Columbus and UNICO. He volunteers in local youth sports and in boy scouts.
"I want to protect the values that we all share. I want to protect the communities that we all enjoy. ... A judge is not elected to legislate from the bench, but to apply the law to the facts."