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Education and background

J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

J.D. cum laude; J. Reuben Clark Law Scholar; Executive Editor, Brigham Young University Law Review; Order of the Coif

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

B.S. magna cum laude; High honors with distinction; University Scholar; Phi Kappa Phi

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania, Utah (inactive), U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Community Involvement

Franklin Industrial and Commercial Development Authority, Solicitor 1993 - 2004.

Venango Economic Development Corporation, Chair 1996 to 1998, Director 1996 to 2002.

Borough of Polk, Solicitor, 2005 - present.

Housing Authority of the County of Venango, Solicitor 2005 - 2014.

Venango County Bar Association, President 2009.

Venango County Historical Society, Director 2011 - 2013.

Venango County Republican Party, Chair 2013 - 2017, Parliamentarian 2012 - 2013, Committee Member and Parliamentarian 2001 - 2004, Committee Member 2017 - present.

Sugar Valley Lodge, Director 2020 - present.


A Comparison of the Pennsylvania and Delaware Corporation Statutes, 89 Dickinson Law Review 809 (Summer 1985).

Reasonable Assurance of Actual Notice Required for In Personam Default Judgment in Utah: Graham v. Sawaya, 1981 BYU Law Review 937.

J. Reuben Clark Law School,
BYU, Provo, Utah