Elected in 1974 to Rice County Court. Re-elected in 1980. Assumed current office in 1984. Elected 1986, 1992, 1998, and 2004. Retired September 14, 2007.
Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013.
J.D., University of North Dakota School of Law, 1970
B.A., Moorhead State University, 1967
North Dakota State University, 1961-1963
Private Practice- Faribault, Minnesota, 1970-1975
Minnesota State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Chief Judge- Third Judicial District Court, 1995-1999
Subcommittee on Open Juvenile CHIPS Proceedings
Conference of Chief Judges, 1998-1999
Private- First Class, U.S. Marine Corps, 1958