1981, Missouri, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1985, Kansas, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1999, Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Eastern D
University of Iowa, J.D., with distinction, 1981
Law School Graduation Year
University of Texas, B.A., with high honors, 1978
Kansas City Metropolitan (Member, Environmental Law Committee), Johnson County, Kansas and American (Member, Sections on: Tort and Insurance Practice; Environment, Energy and Resources; Litigation) Bar Associations; The Missouri Bar; Defense Research Institute (Member, Environmental and Toxic Tort Committee).
Note and Comment Editor, University of Iowa Law Review, 1980-1981. Author: Deviation from the Negligent Product Design Test-Retroactive Application of Upgraded Safety Standards, Iowa Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 1, October 1980; Environmental Compliance Audits: Analysis of Current Law, Policy, and Practical Considerations to Best Protect Their Confidentiality, UMKC Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 4, Summer 1995. Co-Author: Chapter, Toxic Substance Control Act, Missouri Bar CLE Environmental Law Handbook.