Ed and Anita and their three children moved to Nevada in 2000 after a decade of law practice in California. Ed had a solo practice in Nevada. His children are grown and he and Anita are experiencing life as empty nesters. Ed is a Philadelphia native, attended LaSalle University, rowed on a champion crew team, and is a long-suffering Philly sports fan. He moved to California in 1983, graduated Southwestern University Law School in 1986, and was admitted to the California Bar that year. He became licensed in Nevada in 1994 and continues to maintain his law license in both states. He has chaired numerous trials for real estate disputes and bankruptcy adversary proceedings in California and Nevada.