University of North Dakota School of Law (J.D. with Distinction 1989)
North Dakota Law Review, Managing Research Editor
All school Moot Court championship team
Valley City State University (B.A. cum laude 1986)
United States District Court for the District of North Dakota
Unites States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
Community & Professional Involvement
Past member and chair of the Ethics Committee for the State Bar Association of North Dakota (SBAND)
Past Secretary-Treasurer for the SBAND Board of Governors
Former member of the SBAND Joint Committee on Attorney Standards
Active in First Lutheran Church, Fargo, N.D., including current member of the First Lutheran Church Foundation Board
Experience & Honors
Selected as a "Super Lawyer" since 2007 in the areas of business litigation, civil litigation and personal injury defense.
Listed by Chambers USA as being in the top band [tier] of commercial litigation lawyers in the State of North Dakota.
Listed by Best Lawyers in America for his work in commercial litigation.