1975, Montana and U.S. District Court, District of Montana; 1995, U.S. Supreme Court
University of Montana, J.D., 1975
Law School Graduation Year
University of Montana, B.A., Business Administration/Finance, 1970
First Judicial District (Past President) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Montana; National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.
Phi Delta Phi; Phi Delta Theta; Beta Gamma Sigma. Recipient, Outstanding Young Man of Montana Award, 1985. Private law practice, Helena, Montana, 1975-1992. Montana Attorney General, 1993-2000. Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 1984—. Member, 1981-1992, Judiciary Committee Chair, 1985, 1989 and Senate President, 1991-1992, Montana State Senate. Member: Society of Attorneys General Emeritus; Clinical Board of Visitors, 1993-2001 and Developmental Committee, 2002—, University of Montana Law School; Board of Directors, Stillwater Mining Company, 2001—; Rotary International. Chair, Board of Directors, Special Olympics Montana, 2001.
1st Lt., Air Defense Artillery, U.S. Army, 1970-1972