While at Pitt, Ron earned Freshman and Varsity Letters while playing for the University’s soccer team. A member of Pitt Varsity Letter Club, Ron was recommended for consideration as a nominee for the Varsity Letter Club Awardee of Distinction in 2017. In 2006, he was elected into the Wayne County Sports Hall of Fame for his accomplishments in soccer, baseball, ice hockey, and mountain climbing.
Ron initially started working at the law firm of Gumble, Thomson & Linshaw in Paupack and Milford, Pennsylvania before opening up his own firm in Honesdale, Pennsylvania in 1977. Ron has been in practice now for over 45 years. A member of the Wayne County and Pike County Bar Associations, Ron has served as President of the Wayne County Bar Association, and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Wayne County Bar Association’s Family Law Committee. He is a featured speaker at the Wayne and Pike County Bar Associations’ continuing legal education seminars in the field of family law.
When Ron is not working, he enjoys mountain climbing, traveling, collecting rocks and minerals, and hiking. A member of the Swiss Alpine Club, the world’s most prestigious hiking/climbing club, Ron has climbed 20 significant mountains on all 7 Continents, including Mt. Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), Mt. Ararat (Turkey), Mt. Rysy (Poland), Mt. Ras Dashen (Ethiopia), Adam’s Peak (Sri Lanka), Mt. Pollux (Switzerland), Mt. Kinabalu (Borneo) and Mt. Hermon (Syria). His hiking excursions include the Grand Canyon in Arizona from rim to rim, the Inca Trail in Peru, the Milford Track (New Zealand), the Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge (Switzerland), and the Valley of the Assassins (Iran).