T.J. earned his law degree, summa cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law where he served as a Senior Associate on Stetson Law Review. He received his B.A. from the University of South Florida. Prior to attending law school, T.J. worked in the banking and finance industry.
In addition, T.J. served as a summer intern for the Honorable James D. Whittemore, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.