Raised in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia, Tom attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. He obtained his undergraduate degree in History and Government-Law. He earned his juris doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law. While in Athens, he participated in the Special Education Practicum helping underprivileged families earn the educational benefits afforded them under the law. After law school, he returned to northern Virginia, practicing for four years with a boutique litigation firm in Warrenton. He then transitioned to a growing regional firm, where he managed two criminal defenses offices and spearheaded their Virginia civil litigation practice for over eight years. Tom brings this wealth of experience to the already dynamic team at the Laurel Brigade Law Group.