North Shore Country Day School, Winnetka, Illinois, 1962.
Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia, exchange student, no degree, 1964.
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, AB, cum laude, ΦBK, Hammond Prize for distinction and high honors in math, letters in track, cross-country, and nordics, numerals in lacrosse, 1966.
University of Chicago, Math Department, NSF Fellow, no degree, 1966-67.
Peace Corps training (Afghanistan), Fort Lupton, Colorado, 1967.
Math teacher, Crane Technical High School and Holden Branch of Tilden High School, Chicago Public Schools, 1967-69.
Bus/taxi driver, day labor, travel, Chicago, 1969.
University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, no degree, 1969-70.
Law Students Civil Rights Research Counsel, Fellow, Detroit, 1970.
Boone’s Farm Commune, Detroit, 1970-72.
Fifth Estate Newspaper, Detroit, writing, layout, distribution, 1970-71.
Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, JD, 1971-72.
Lafferty, Reosti, Jabara, Papakhian, James, Detroit, law clerk and lawyer, general practice, 1973-74.
Solo practice, labor and employment law, Detroit, 1974-2000.
Part-time solo practice, labor, employment, criminal law, Native-American law, Charlevoix, 2000-14.
Admissions and Practices
First, Sixth, Seventh, and DC Circuit Courts of Appeal, US Supreme Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, Northern District of Ohio, Middle District of Tennessee, District of Nevada, Middle District of North Corolina, District of Puerto Rico, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Tribal Court, National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Michigan Employment Relations Commission, Michigan Unemployment Agency, Michigan Civil Service Commission, Michigan Board of Nursing, Michigan Public Service Commission.