1980, North Dakota; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit and U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota; 1983, Minnesota
University of North Dakota, J.D., 1980
Law School Graduation Year
Valparaiso University, B.A., 1972
Big Muddy (Member, Executive Committee, 1985-1988; President, 1988) and American (Member, Bar Admissions Committee of Section on Legal Education and Bar Admissions) Bar Associations; State Bar Association of North Dakota (President, 1996-1997; Secretary-Treasurer and Member, Board of Governors, 1988-1990; Inquiry Committee West, 1990-1991; Chairperson, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1984-1988; Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, 2000; Member, State Board of Bar Examiners, 1991—; Chair, 1996—; Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 2001—; Member, Supreme Court Judicial Planning Committee, 2001—; Member, Supreme Court and State Bar of North Dakota Attorney Standards Committee, 1988-1994; Member, Joint Committee on Attorney Standards, 1994-1996; Member, Federal Practice Committee, 1996-1999; Member, Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group for District of North Dakota, 1994-1997); North Dakota Bar Foundation (Member, Board of Directors, 1990-1993, 1995-1996; Chair, Bismarck-Mandan Lewis & Clark Committee, 2001—).
Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif; Moot Court. Member, Board of Editors, North Dakota Law Review, 1979-1980. Law Clerk to Judge Myron H. Bright, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1980-1981. Associate, Degnan, McElroy, Lamb, Camrud, Maddock & Olson, Grand Forks, 1981-1982.