1992, South Dakota
University of South Dakota, J.D., 1992
Law School Graduation Year
Northern State College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1988
State Bar of South Dakota; American Bar Association; South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association.
Topics Editor, South Dakota Law Review, 1991-1992. Author: State v. Lanier: The Forcible Removal of Blood in a Jail in a Reasonable and Medically Approved Manner, 36 South Dakota Law Review 194, 1991. Law Clerk to Hon. Donald J. Porter, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, 1992-1993.