University of New Mexico, J.D., magna cum laude, 1975
Law School Graduation Year
University of North Dakota, B.A., summa cum laude, 1971
Albuquerque (Board of Directors, 1983-1988; President, 1987) and American (Member, Sections on: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Business Law) Bar Associations; State Bar of New Mexico (Member: Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; Opinions Committee Co-Chair, 1997—); American College of Real Estate Lawyers (Opinions Committee, Secretary; New Members' Committee; Program Panelist); American College of Mortgage Attorneys (Board of Trustees, Programs Committee, 1992—).
Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Mortar Board. Listed in: Best Lawyers in America in Banking and Real Estate. Member, University of New Mexico Law Review, 1973-1974. Law Clerk, Hon. Howard C. Bratton, U.S. District Judge, District of New Mexico, 1975-1976.