JP is an associate in Taft’s Dayton office and focuses his practice on commercial litigation.
Prior to joining Taft, JP gained valuable legal experience serving as a judicial extern to the Hon. Chief Judge Algenon L. Marbley, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and as a judicial extern to the Hon. Judge Guy R. Humphrey, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio. JP also worked as a summer associate for a law firm in Pennsylvania during law school.
JP earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Dayton School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the University of Dayton Law Review. Additionally, while in law school, JP served as a Dean’s Fellow and received the 2023 Outstanding Research Award in Law. His scholarship has appeared in the University of Pittsburgh Law Review Online Edition, Penn State Public Policy Journal, and the University of Dayton Law Review. JP earned his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in political science from Penn State University, The Behrend College where he served as president of the Student Government Association.
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- University of Dayton School of Law (2023)
University of Dayton Law Review – Editor-In-Chief
- Penn State University, The Behrend College (2020)
B.A. – Political Science
- State - Pennsylvania
- State - Ohio - (Practice Pending Admission)