Date of Judicial Appointment: July 2, 2003
CAREER: Practiced with Davis, Graham & Stubbs LLP, Denver, Colorado, from 1971—2003 (partner from January 1, 1977 through June 7, 2003). Practice focused on complex civil litigation and appeals, with an emphasis on securities and corporate litigation and counseling.
EDUCATION: East Denver High School (graduated, 1964). Stanford University (B.A. with distinction, 1968). University of Michigan Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1971; Editor-in-Chief, Michigan Law Review, 1970-71; Order of the Coif).
PROFESSIONAL: Colorado Supreme Court Appellate Rules Committee (Chair, 2013-present); Colorado Supreme Court Civil Rules Committee (2013-present); Colorado Supreme Court Evidence Committee (2013-present); Colorado Supreme Court Jury System Standing Committee (2003—2010); Colorado State Judicial Conference Planning Committee (2005-2006); Editor, Judges’ Corner, The Colorado Lawyer (2004—2013); Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors (2009—present); Colorado Bar Association/Denver Bar Association Coordinating Council on Professionalism (2009—2011); Mentor - Denver Bar Association Mentoring Program; Thompson Marsh Inn of Court (President 2010—2011); Colorado Appellate Handbook (Co-Managing Editor, 2013-present; Contributing Author, 2009-2013).
PERSONAL: Born December 27, 1946 in Denver, Colorado. Married to wife, Karen, in 1982. Two daughters – Melissa and Rachel. Member and Past President of Rotary Club of Denver Southeast; District Governor of Rotary International District 5450 (2000-2001).