J.D. Creighton University School of Law, 1980, Editorial Staff, Creighton Law Review; B.A. University of Nebraska, 1977.
Kansas, 1983, U.S. Supreme Court
Clerk, U.S. District Judge Robert V. Denney and C. Arlen Beam, 1980-1982; Associate and Partner, Shughart Thomson & Kilroy, 1982-2000; U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court of Kansas, 2000-present.
President, Earl E. O’Connor American Inn of Court, 2007-2008; Board of Editors, Journal of the Kansas Bar Association, 1983-2007; Kansas Bar Association; Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association; Earl E. O'Connor American Inn of Court.