Born Great Falls, Montana, August 18, 1957. Practice emphasizes in insurance defense and civil litigation. Admitted to bar, 1982, Montana; U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 1982; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. EDUCATION: Montana State University B.A. with honors 1979; University of Montana, School of Law J.D., 1982. MEMBER: Yellowstone Area Bar Association; State Bar of Montana.