Business and Transactional Law, Civil Litigation, Construction, Corporate Law, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Worker’s Compensation
1980, Kansas; 1991, Missouri; U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, 1980, and the Western District of Missouri, 1991; U.S. Court of Appeals for 10th Circuit, 1980; 8th Circuit, 1991; U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
Washburn University of Topeka (B.A., 1971; J.D., with honors, 1980)
Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi. Member, Washburn Law Journal Board, 1978-1980. Author; Comment, "Advertising: The Deception Standard," 18 Washburn Law Journal 600, 1979; Note, "Counter suit: A Viable Alternative for the Wrongfully Sued Physician?" 19 Washburn Law Journal 450, 1980. "Partnership Agreements," Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, Lowell Ackerman, Editor, pp. 452-453 (2007) Adjunct Professor of Law, Washburn University School of Law, 1987-2001.
Topeka (Treasurer, 1992-1994, Secretary, 1994-1996, President-elect, 1996-1997, President, 1997-1998, Past-President, 1997-1998), Kansas, Missouri, and American Bar Associations; Sam A. Crow American Inn of Court; Kansas Association for Justice; American Veterinary Medical Law Association; National Organization of Lawyers for Educational Associations; Leadership Kansas, 1999, Third Judicial Nominating Commission, 1996-2004.