EDUCATION:  Carroll College (B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, 1973); Marquette University (J.D., 1976). Admitted to Bar, 1976, Washington.

AREAS OF PRACTICE:  Defense of medical malpractice to include licensing issues.


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, Washington State Bar Association (Past Chair, Litigation Section); Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel; Washington Defense Trial Lawyers (WDTL) Former Trustee; Pierce County Bar Association; American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) including Masters in Trial demonstrations; The Defense Research Institute, Inc. (DRI); Washington Health Care Risk Management (WHCRMS); Emeritus member Puget Sound Inns of Court; Frequent speaker at local and national seminars on legal and risk management issues; Top 100 Washington attorneys, 

AUTHORSHIP: Chapter Author, Washington Civil Procedure Deskbook Second Edition 2002; Section Author, Washington Civil Trial and Evidence Manual Fifth Edition 2004; When Good Doctors Get Sued, by Angela Dodge Ph.D (2 Ed.); Law Review Comment, "Edelman and Scheuer:  The Relationship Between the Eleventh Amendment and Executive Immunity," 58 Marquette Law Review 741 (1975).

COMMUNITY SERVICES:  Mary Bridge Children's Hospital fundraiser.