T.J. was born and raised in Central Michigan, where he lives with his wife and three children. He is a proud Michigander, who was raised in a blue collar family and taught from the beginning the importance of hard work and giving back to the community. T.J. is a life member of the VFW, Military Order of Purple Heart and sits on the board of directors of a local non-profit organization. Shortly after graduating high school, T.J. enlisted in the Army where he would serve for nearly 11 years, retiring as a Staff Sergeant. Some of the more notable highlights of T.J.'s military career include: service to President Ford's family, service in the Inauguration of Governor Snyder, tours in Iraq as a Forward Observer and Afghanistan as a U.S. Advisor. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device, The Purple Heart and more than 20 other awards.
T.J. is a general practitioner focusing most of his work in Family Law, Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Business Law, Civil Rights and other Civil Litigation matters. He is passionate about taking care of veterans, but especially those here in our own community.
- Juris Doctor, WMU - Cooley Law School (GR)
- Bachelor of Science, Central Michigan University