• Colorado, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1994
  • United States Supreme Court, 2004


  • University of Denver, J.D., 1986
  • University of Northern Colorado, B.S.N., 1983
  • Advanced training as a mediator


  • Sole Practitioner – Loveland, CO
    Providing quality legal service in a busy practice with a diverse caseload including general counsel, litigation, agricultural, equine and rural law, wills and probate, and mediation services.
  • Instructor of Agricultural Law and guest lecturer in Equine Sciences Program at Colorado State University
  • Deputy District Attorney – Walden, CO
  • Assistant Attorney General – Denver, CO
    Lead attorney for the Commissioner of Agriculture and Department of Agriculture; represented the Boards of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, and Medical Examiners, the Committee on Anticompetitive Conduct, and the State Fair.
  • Major in the Judge Advocate General’s Corp – Denver, CO

Professional Associations

  • Appointed to serve on the Colorado State Board of Stock Inspection Commissioners
  • Colorado Bar Association
    Member of the Agricultural and Rural Law Council
    Member of the Litigation Council
  • Larimer County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association