Date of Judicial Appointment: April 30, 2008
CAREER: Deputy State Public Defender, Appellate Division, Denver, Colorado (2001-08); Solo Private Practice (1997-2001); Deputy State Public Defender, Appellate Division and Trial Offices (1988-1996). Adjunct Faculty, University of Colorado School of Law (2007), West Publications, author, Colorado Criminal Practice and Procedure (2005-present).
PROFESSIONAL: Admitted to practice in Colorado (1988); United States District Court for the District of Colorado (1988); United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (1998); United States Supreme Court (2004). Member, Colorado Senate Judiciary Subcommittee, Consolidation of Colorado Sentencing Laws (2001-2003); Vice President, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (2001); Editor, The Rap Sheet, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Quarterly Publication (1999-2002).
PERSONAL: Born November 15, 1962, in Denver, Colorado. Manual High School, Denver, Colorado (diploma, 1980); Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (B.A., 1984); University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1988).