1994, South Dakota
University of South Dakota, J.D., 1994
Law School Graduation Year
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1990
Pennington County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of South Dakota (Bar Commissioner, 2001-2003; Chair, Gaming Law Committee, 1997; Member, Multidisciplinary Practice Committee, 1999; Board Member, Young Lawyers Division); Defense Research Institute (Member and Presenter, Say It Again, The Restatement Third of Torts on Products Liability); International Association of Gaming Attorneys.
Vice President, Moot Court Team, 1993-1994. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award, 1994. Author: Force Consent and Victim's Rights: How State of New Jersey In Re M.T.S. Interprets Rape Statutes, 38 South Dakota L. Rev. 203, 1993. Law Clerk to South Dakota Supreme Court, 1994-1995. Assistant Attorney General, South Dakota Office of the Attorney General, 1995-1996.