of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and has served as a CLE lecturer. He obtained a B.S. degree with high honors from Oregon State University and a J.D. degree cum laude from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon. Order of the Barristers. Member, 1983-1985 and Associate Editor, 1984-1985, Willamette Law Review. Author: "The Alaska Marriage Amendment: The People's Choice on the Last Frontier," 16 Alaska L. Rev. 213 (Dec. 1999); "A Reaffirmation of State Sovereign Immunity: Pennhurst State School & Hospital v. Ialderman," 20 Williamette L. Rev. 823 (Fall 1984); "Powers of Appointment: Retaining Flexibility in an Effective Estate Plan," 21 Williamette L. Rev. 813 (Fall 1985). Speaker: Alaska Constitutional Law; National Business Institute Speaker: Federal Civil Practice in Alaska, Alaska Bar Association. Lawyer Representative to Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference for District of Alaska.