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Education and background

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

J.D. cum laude, April 1983
J. Reuben Clark Law Scholar
Executive Editor, Brigham Young University Law Review
Order of the Coif, 1986

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

B.S. magna cum laude, August, 1978
High honors with distinction
University Scholar
Phi Kappa Phi

Bar Admissions

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

Community Involvement

Venango County Republican Party

Chair, 2013 - 2017.
Parliamentarian, 2012 - 2013.
Committee Member and Parliamentarian, 2001 - 2004.

Borough of Polk, Solicitor, 2005 - Present.
Housing Authority of the County of Venango, Solicitor, 2005 - 2014.
Venango County Historical Society, Director, 2011 - 2013.
Venango County Bar Association, President, 2009.
Venango Economic Development Corporation

Chair, 1996 to 1998.
Director, 1996 to 2002.

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


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