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  • Arizona
  • United States Supreme Court

Education

  • The University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D.
  • The University of Oklahoma, B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, co-chair Prosecution Function subcommittee, 2012 – 2014
  • National District Attorney’s Association, Vice President, Executive Committee Member, Member Board of Directors, Co-chair Violent Crime Committee, 1991 – 2015
  • National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws, Member of Board, 1993 – 2010
  • Pinal County Substance Abuse Coalition, Co-chair, 2013 – 2015
  • University of Oklahoma Alumni Association
  • University of Arizona Wildcat Club
  • Oro Valley County Club
  • St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Oro Valley

Past Employment Positions

  • Mckinney, Stringer, Webster, Law Clerk
  • Oklahoma County District Attorney, Senior Assistant District Attorney
  • Pima Community College, Instructor, Law Enforcement Academy
  • Arizona Prosecuting Attorney’s Advisory Council, Prosecution Training & Consultant
  • Oklahoma Attorney General, Chief Deputy Attorney General
  • Pinal County Attorney, Chief Deputy County Attorney
  • Pima County Attorney, Deputy County Attorney, South Arizona HIDTA Center.
  • Arizona Attorney General, Section Chief, Border Crimes Unit.

Awards and Honors

  • Top Trial Dog, Pima County Attorney’s Office, 2010
  • Arizona Prosecutor of the Year, Arizona Narcotics Officer’s Association, 2005
  • Arizona Prosecutor of the Year, Arizona Prosecuting Attorney’s Advisory Council, 2007
  • Home Run Hitter’s Award, National District Attorney’s Association, 2008
  • Marvin Award, National Association of Attorneys General, 1996
  • President’s Award, National District Attorney’s Association, 1991
  • Lecturer of Merit, National College of District Attorney’s, 1989
Areas of Practice
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Paternity
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts/Wills
  • Probate
  • RICO/Complex Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Contract Law/Contract Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Alternative
  • Business Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI/DWI