ADMISSIONS TO STATE AND FEDERAL BARS
    Missouri Bar, 1989
    Colorado Bar, 1987
    United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
    United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

    EDUCATION
    J.D., University of Colorado School of Law,  Boulder, Colorado, 1987    
    B.A., Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1983
BACKGROUND
The choice of a lawyer is an important
decision and should not be based solely on
advertisements.
EXPERIENCE

  In  practice of law for over 23 years.

 Former state prosecutor.

    SELECTED LEGAL PUBLICATIONS AUTHORED

    “Spotting and Initiating a False Claims Act (‘Qui Tam’)/Whistle-blower Suit,” National
    Employment Lawyers (“NELA”) Eighth Circuit Conference, Spring 1996.

    “Use of Experts” in Missouri Bar CLE Deskbook on Family Law, Fifth and Sixth Editions and
    supplements thereto, 1997 to present.

    “The Use of Mediation in Family Law Matters” in the Missouri Bar Family Law Section
    Newsletter, Spring  1998.

    “Why Mediating Sometimes Beats Litigating” in the St. Louis Lawyer, January 1996 and
    reprinted thereafter in the Missouri Bar Journal.

    SELECTED LEGAL SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

    Eighth Circuit Conference, National Employment Lawyers Association                      (2006)
    Des Moines, Iowa
    Coordinated and spoke in a three-person attorney panel for a continuing legal education
    session on the False Claims Act for the Eighth Circuit section of the National
    Employment Lawyers Association.

    Taxpayers Against Fraud, Washington, D.C.,                                                         (2005)
    Fifth Annual Conference for False Claims Act and Qui Tam  Relators’ Counsel
    Moderator and speaker for four-attorney panel entitled, “Section 3730(h) Retaliation
    Claims in a Post-Wilson World” addressing retaliation claims brought by
    Relators/Whistleblowers under the False Claims Act (31 U.S.C.A. § 3729 et seq.) after
    the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Graham County Soil & Water
    Conservation District v. United States ex rel. Wilson, 545 U.S. 409, 125 S.Ct. 2444,
    162 L. Ed. 2d 390, 2005 LEXIS 4845 (2005).

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AWARDS

 Missouri Bar Association

 Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (1995 Award of Recognition Recipient for      
Extraordinary Dedication to the Community and the Education of its Young People through
Outstanding Work as a Team Coach in the Missouri High School Mock Trial Competition)

 Taxpayers Against Fraud (TAF) member attorney.
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