Ed grew up in Ormond Beach and attended Tomoka Elementary, Ormond Beach Middle School, and Spruce Creek High School. He attended Boston College for his undergraduate study and earned a law degree from Tulane Law School. Ed first worked for a national law firm in Kansas City, Missouri practicing corporate environmental law for Fortune 500 companies. He also spent six years as a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association helping the indigent, children in foster care, and veterans get legal help. Ed helps clients plan well through wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and designations of health care surrogates. When things don’t go according to plan, Ed assists clients in court proceedings in probate and guardianship.