2010, Hennepin County Probate/Mental Health Division
J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 1984
B.S., Moorhead State University, 1975
Supreme Court of the State of Minnesota, 1984
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1985
Ramsey County Probate Court Manager and Judicial Referee, 2000-2010
Ramsey County Probate Court Manager, 1995-2000
Attorney in private practice (1984-1995) with significant experience involving estate planning, probate, trust, guardianship, and conservatorship proceedings.
Experience in both civil litigation and criminal defense.
Former school board member
Served on the boards of several non-profit corporations
Volunteer activities with several community, school, and other non-profit organizations
Frequent speaker for community and professional groups on legal topics including guardianship and conservatorship, estate planning, probate, and trusts