Curriculum Vitae


FORMAL EDUCATION


Iowa State University, 1968 — 1969
Ames, Iowa

University of Utah, Cum Laude, 1972
Bachelors of Science: Speech
Salt Lake City, Utah

POSTGRADUATE LEGAL EDUCATION


University of Puget Sound, School of Law
Tacoma, Washington
J.D. with Distinction, 1975

ADMISSION TO BARS


Utah State Bar (Admitted to practice law: 4/28/1976)
Arizona State Bar (Admitted to practice law: 5/1/2007)
Arizona State Supreme Court
United States District Court for the District of Utah
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
The United States Supreme Court

Special Admittance before Federal Courts:


Montana Colorado Wyoming
California Provincial Court, Canada

LITIGATION BACKGROUND


For over forty years, I have devoted my practice to personal injury litigation and medical negligence cases.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP


Salt Lake County Bar
Utah Association for Justice (Member since 1976)
Arizona Association for Justice (Member since 2007 – Former Board Member)
American Association for Justice (Member 1977 - 2017)
American College of Forensic Psychiatrists (Board of Directors - now dissolved)

SPECIAL HONORS


Served on the Board of the American College of Forensic Psychiatrists until disbanded.
Named in Best Lawyers in America since 1995.
LexisNexis Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (2011)


PUBLICATIONS


"Defense Sandpapering (Obfuscation) of the Defendant Doctor and Medical Expert for Deposition Purposes," Advocate, January/February Issue, 2013.
Co-Author, "Blaming the Blameless: Abolition of the Insanity Defense in State vs. Herrera," American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, Vol. 17, Issue 2, 1996.