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Legislative Biography -- 71st (2001) Session



Clark County Senatorial

District No. 8

Attorney at Law




Born:  1959; Eugene, Oregon.

Educated:  Lewis & Clark College, B.S., Political Science; University of Arizona College of Law, J.D.

Married:  Lori M.

Children:  Anne A., John S.

Legislative Service:  Nevada Senate, 1993-2001--five regular sessions.


Affiliations:  State Bar of Nevada; State Bar of Texas; United States District Court (District of Nevada and Southern District of Texas); U.S. Court of Appeals (Fifth and Ninth Circuits); American Bar Association Sections of Litigation, Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, and Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law; Boys and Girls Clubs of Las Vegas Advisory Board; Statewide Advisory Council on Water Resources Research, Desert Research Institute; Clark County Public Education Foundation Advisory Board; Families of Murder Victims Board of Trustees; Actors Repertory Theatre Board of Directors; Nevada Earthquake Safety Council; University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law Honorary Alumni Association Board.


Personal and Professional Achievements: Senate Judiciary Intern for Senator Paul Laxalt of Nevada, 1981; Juris Doctor with High Distinction, Order of the Coif, and Articles Editor of the Arizona Law Review; Advisory Commission on Sentencing; Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, 1993-present.

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