General litigation practice with emphasis on civil plaintiff's claims and criminal defense. Civil litigation lawyer experience includes general tort-negligence, wrongful death, civil rights, commercial torts, zoning and land use matters, police misconduct claims, contracts, constitutional claims, defamation (libel and slander), and domestic relations cases. Appellate attorney experience includes over 90 criminal and civil appeals in both state and federal courts.

    Education:

    B. A., History major, English minor; University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (1967)
    J.D, Syracuse University College of Law,
    Syracuse, New York (1970)
    Master of Laws, (Law and Marine Affairs)
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (1992)

    Professional Memberships:
     Yellowstone Area Bar Association, Montana Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association, Montana Trial Lawyers Association, Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.