Date of Judicial Appointment: July 5, 2006
CAREER: Chief of the Appellate Division, Office of the United States Attorney, Denver, Colorado (2004-06); Partner, Moye Giles LLP, Denver, Colorado (1994-2004); Associate, Moye Giles LLP, Denver, Colorado (1987-1993); Special Assistant Attorney General, Criminal and State Services Sections, Colorado Attorney General’s Office (1996-2003); Judicial Clerk for the Honorable George E. Lohr, Associate Justice, Colorado Supreme Court (1986-87).
PROFESSIONAL: Admitted to practice in Colorado (1986); United States District Court for the District of Colorado (1987); United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (1987); United States Supreme Court (1992). Colorado Judicial Performance Commission, Second Judicial District (1999-2006), Chair (2001-06). Amicus Committee, Colorado Bar Association (2002-06). Faculty of Federal Advocates (1997-2006).
EDUCATION: A. J. Dimond High School, Anchorage, Alaska (diploma, 1979); Arizona State University (B.S., 1983); University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1986) (Tenth Circuit Survey Editor, Denver University Law Review (1985-86); American Jurisprudence Awards in Constitutional Law and Torts).
PERSONAL: Born October 22, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky. Grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. Married, three children.