1989, Missouri; 1990, Kansas; 1993, U.S. Court of Federal Claims and U.S. Supreme Court; 1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
University of Kansas, J.D., 1989
Law School Graduation Year
Fort Hays State University, B.S., 1980; University of Nebraska, M.Ed., 1981
Kansas City Metropolitan, Kansas and American Bar Associations; The Missouri Bar; American Board of Trial Advocates; Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers; Defense Research Institute; Kansas Association of Defense Counsel; Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel.
Selected to The Best Lawyers in America. Author: The Rude Question of Standing in Attorney Disqualification Disputes, 25 Am. J. Trial Advocacy 17 (2001); A Practical Look at E-Commerce and Liability Insurance, 8 Conn. Ins. L.J. 87 (2001); Accommodation Clients, 35 Akron L. Rev. 59 (2001); Liability Insurers' Right to Defend Their Insureds, 35 Creighton L. Rev. 115 (2001); Rights and Responsibilities of Excess Insurers, 78 Denver U. L. Rev. 29 (2000); The New Law Firm Economy, Billable Hours, and Professional Responsibility, 29 Hofstra L. Rev. 207 (2000); Expert Witness Conflicts and Compensation, 67 Tennessee L. Rev. 909 (2000); Trust Me: Insurers Are Not Fiduciaries to Their Insureds, 88 Kentucky L.J. 1 (1999-2000); Expanding Products Liability: Manufacturers' Post-Sale Duties to Warn, Retrofit, and Recall, 36 Idaho L. Rev. 7 (1999); Choosing Sides: Issue or Positional Conflicts of Interest, 51 Florida L. Rev. 383 (1999); The Duty to Report Professional Misconduct: A Practical Analysis of Lawyer Self-Regulation, 12 Georgetown J. Legal Ethics 175 (1999); Reimbursing Insurers' Defense Costs: Restitution and Mixed Actions, 35 San Diego L. Rev. 457 (1998); Of Legal Audits and Legal Ethics, 65 Defense Counsel J. 512 (1998); The Additional Problems of Additional Insureds, 33 Tort & Insurance L.J. 945 (1998); Associates as Snitches and Rats, 43 Wayne L. Rev. 1819 (1997); The Case for Law Firm General Counsel, Lawyers' Liability Review, July 1997; Regulating Expert Testimony, 62 Missouri L. Rev. 486 (1997); Bad Science: Repressed and Recovered Memories of Childhood Sexual Abuse, 44 Kansas L. Rev. 517 (1996); Professional Responsibility and the Bottom Line: The Ethics of Billing, 20 Southern Illinois Univ. L. Rev. 261 (1996); Lost in the Eternal Triangle of Insurance Defense Ethics, 9 Georgetown J. Legal Ethics 475 (1996); Insurance Coverage for Wrongful Employment Practices, 48 Oklahoma L. Rev. (1995); Issues and Problems in ‘Other Insurance’, Multiple Insurance, and Self-I