Licensed to practice law since 1969 (Alaska, Washington, Virginia).
2 years with Office of General Counsel, U.S. Department of Commerce.
4 years Regional Solicitor for Alaska, U.S. Department of the Interior.
3 years president and chief executive officer of a publicly traded gold mining company.
Over twenty-five years of private practice.
LL.B. University of Virginia, LL.M. (Environmental Law) George Washington University.
Past President, Director Emeritus, Alaska Miners Association; Past Chairman, Alaska State.
Chamber of Commerce; Past Trustee American Exploration and Mining Association (two terms);
Part Chairman, Alaska Bar Association Section on Natural Resources and the Environment.
Member, American Bar Association; Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.
U.S. Army, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, (Bronze Star for Service).