Biographical Information

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 6, 1948

Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

  • 1974 Idaho
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • B.S. Business, University of Colorado 1970
  • University of Idaho, J.D. 1974

Professional Experience

  • Law Clerk, J. Blaine Anderson, U.S. District Court and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney for Idaho
  • Retired Colonel, JAGC, State Staff Judge Advocate, Idaho Army National Guard, until 2006

Honors & Awards

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers 1995-present
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers 2007 – present

Professional Associations

  • Idaho State Bar
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Member, Idaho Child Support Guideline Committee, inception to present
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Past President, Mountain State Chapter)
  • Annual Lecturer, Idaho Magistrate CLE and New Judges Institute, 1991-present
  • University of Idaho College of Law Advisory Council, 2004-present