1984, New Mexico and U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1988, U.S. Supreme Court
University of New Mexico, J.D., 1984
Law School Graduation Year
University of Arizona, B.A., 1972
Federal and American Bar Associations; State Bar of New Mexico; Tenth Circuit Judicial Conference; American Judicature Society.
Delta Theta Phi (Dean, University of New Mexico Chapter, 1983-1984). Lead Articles Editor, Natural Resources Journal, 1983-1984. Author: Prima Facie Tort Comes to New Mexico, 21 N.M.L. Rev. 327 (Spring 1991); Cabinet Mountains Wilderness v. Peterson, 23 Nat. Res. J. 467 (April 1983); The Power to Preserve NM Historic Preservation Law, (1980, second edition with Thomas Merlan, 1996). Law Clerk to Hon. B. R. Baldock, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico, 1984-1985 and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1986-1987. (Resident)