About Us


Education and Career

University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio Juris Doctor

magna cum laude, 2011; Class Rank: Top 3% (5/161) 

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana B.B.A. Marketing

cum laude, 1997  

Singer & McCausland Co., LPA, Middletown, Ohio, 2015-present  

Associate Attorney  Representing individuals, families, and businesses in estate planning, probate administration, elder law, real estate, employment law matters, and civil litigation   

Kaup Mulligan Law Group LLC, Middletown, Ohio, 2019-present  

Founder and Managing Member  Representing creditors and landlords in collections, evictions, and civil litigation   

Faruki, Ireland & Cox, P.L.L, Dayton, Ohio, May 2013-2015 

Associate Attorney  Representing corporate clients in employment law matters, complex business litigation, antitrust and insurance coverage disputes   

Langendorf Law Firm, Middletown, Ohio, September 2011-April 2013 

Associate Attorney  Represented individuals and small businesses in employment law matters, business litigation, wills and probate, business transactions and domestic relations disputes     


Public Service Experience

City of Middletown Council Member, 2012-2015; 2018-present 

  • Contained and reduced expenditures to end multiple years of deficit spending; increased general fund reserve balance 
  • Economic development efforts have attracted $1 billion in new investment since 2011 
  • Closed city’s public housing authority and transferred vouchers to Butler and Warren Counties' housing authorities; reduced use of Section 8 vouchers in City to restore balance to local economy 
  • In partnership with Butler County Land Bank, demolished over 500 blighted homes in two-year period to stabilize neighborhoods and prevent criminal activity 
  • Increased collaboration with county and other local governments to increase efficiencies and reduce costs   


Community Service and Leadership

  • Hospice Care of Middletown Board of Trustees (2014-present) 
  • Middletown City Council Liaison to Butler County Community Action Agency: Supports to Encourage Low Income Families (SELF) (2012-2015) 
  • Middletown Area YMCA Advisory Board (2012-present)  
  • City of Middletown Convention & Visitors Bureau Board 2010-2011 and 2017-present 
  • Middletown Area Neediest Youth (2012-present)
  • City of Middletown Charter Review Committee 2009 
  • The Performing Arts Academy Board of Trustees (2017-present)