Skip currently works at the American Bar Association where he is the Director of the ABA’s Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. As director of the Commission, Skip oversees and is involved in the planning and implementation of many of the ABA’s LGBT initiatives including; LGBT advocacy, ABA policy work, and legal educational programming. Prior to joining the ABA team, Skip spent the better part of four years practicing LGBT family law in Chicago.
Skip is a native of Illinois with strong ties to the Midwest. He received his bachelor of science from the University of Iowa and his JD from DePaul University College of law. While at DePaul, Skip began his association and non-profit crusade as a summer intern for lambda Legal. Skip is currently a member the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) at the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) and is the Chair of the CBA LGBT Committee. In addition to his service for the CBA, Skip sits on the board of the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago (LAGBAC) and is a former board member of the National LGBT Bar Association.