Graduated cum laude in Law in 1989 at the University of Parma.
Lawyer enrolled in the Bar Association of Parma since 1993. Qualified to practice before the higher courts.
Expert on the subject at the Institute of Criminal Law -Faculty of Law of Parma from 1990 to 1996.
Head of the School of Ethics and Criminal Law of the Criminal Chamber of Parma from 2002 to 2004.
President of the Criminal Chamber of Parma between 2004 and 2006 and from 2012 to 2016.
Member of the National Council of the Union of Italian Criminal Chambers from 2008 to 2012.
Lecturer at the School of Specialization for the Legal Professions of the University of Parma (deontology and criminal procedure) since 2011.