Ken has lived in Portland most of his life. He graduated from Reed College (’80) and then Lewis and Clark, Northwestern School of Law (’90). He has taught other lawyers at continuing legal education seminars for the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Multnomah Criminal Bar Association. He also mentors law students in criminal law and procedure. He was a contributing legal editor to the Sports Car Market Editor, writing a legal column for he collector car market and was a member of the Multnomah County Bicycling and Pedestrian Committee where he helped formulate cycling policy at the county level. More recently, he was the co-founder of Friends of the Vista Bridge, a non profit dedicated to preventing suicide on Portland’s landmark Vista Bridge.