Jeff was born on February 17, 1968, in Bettendorf, Iowa. He graduated from Bettendorf High School in 1986; the University of Iowa, 1990, and from the University of Iowa Law School in 1993.
Jeff and his wife, Jennifer, have three sons and reside in Bettendorf, Iowa. Jeff's interests and hobbies include: coaching his children's sports teams, and participating in Tae Kwon Do martial arts.
Jeff is involved with the housing corporation for Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at the University of Iowa. He is a member of the Bettendorf Park and Recreation Foundation and the Bettendorf Chamber of Commerce, on its economic development committee. On top of all that he still finds time to perform his duties as a youth sports coach for the Scott County, Iowa, YMCA.
Jeff is a member of Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Iowa Defense Counsel Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, National Association of Social Security Claimant's Representatives, and also the Illinois Creditor's Bar Association.
Jeff's areas of concentration are civil litigation, including personal injury, insurance defense, and medical malpractice defense; commercial litigation, including real state foreclosure, bankruptcy and collection, social security disability, and employment and discrimination litigation. Jeff is licensed in Iowa and Illinois state and federal courts.