Member, Order of John Marshall. Associate Editor, The John Marshall Journal of Practice & Procedure, 1974-1975. Author: "The Freedom of Information Act, a Challenge to the Executive and Judiciary," The John Marshall Journal of Practice & Procedure, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1974. Instructor, Appellate Practice, Research and Writing, The John Marshall Law School, 1975-1979. Young Lawyers Federal Trial Bar Advocacy Course, Chicago Bar Association, 1984-1985; Law Clerk, Appellate Court of Illinois, Judge Charles R. Barrett, 1975-1976. Member and Secretary of Board of Commissioners of Office of State Appellate Defender, 1997-2006. Member and President, Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar, 2001—. President, Rock Island Community Foundation, 2003-2007. Vice Chair, Citizens Advisory Committee, City of Rock Island.
Admitted in 1975, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois 1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit 1982, U.S. Supreme Court 1990, U. S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Law School Attended
The John Marshall Law School Class of 1975 J.D.
Northern Illinois University Class of 1969 B.S.
Northern Illinois University Class of 1971 M.B.A.
Born in 1947 Davenport, Iowa, October 1, 1947
Associations & Memberships
Chicago (Member, 1984-1989 and Vice Chairman, 1988-1989, Communications Law Committee), Rock Island County and Illinois State Bar Associations.