1978, North Dakota; 1979, U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1981, U.S. Claims Court; 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 2002, U.S. Supreme Court
University of North Dakota, J.D., with distinction, 1978
Law School Graduation Year
University of North Dakota, B.S., magna cum laude, 1975
Big Muddy and American (Member: Public Utility Law Section, Administrative Law Section) Bar Associations; State Bar Association of North Dakota (Member, Administrative Law Committee, 1985-1999; State Advisory Council for Administrative Hearings, 1991-2000; Inquiry Committee West, 1996-2002; Chair, 2000-2002; Legislative Committee, 2001—); North Dakota Defense Lawyers Association; North Dakota Supreme Court (Joint Procedure Committee, 1997—).
Order of the Coif. Law Clerk to the Honorable Justice Paul Sand, North Dakota Supreme Court, 1978-1979. Assistant Attorney General, North Dakota Public Service Commission, 1979-1985.