Dakota County Courthouse
Phone: (651) 438-8100
Appointed June 1, 1988 by Governor Rudy Perpich. Elected 1990, 1996, 2002 and 2008. His current term expires in January 2015.
Hamline University School of Law/Midwestern School of Law (J.D. cum laude 1975); University of Minnesota (M.A.. 1972, B.A. 1971).
Private Practice (1975-88), specializing in civil and criminal trial work.
American (1975-present), Minnesota State (1975-96), First District (1975-present), and Dakota County (1975-present, Former President and Member, Board of Trustees) Bar Associations; American Arbitration Association (1978-present); Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association (1975-present); Sigma Chi Fraternity.
Adjunct Professor, Minnesota Methods of Practice, Hamline University School of Law (1982-88).