Former U.S. Attorney for the District of North Dakota
Professor and former Dean of the University of Wyoming College of Law
Former Professor at the University of Missouri Columbia School of Law
Former Partner at the North Dakota firm of Pearce & Durick
Author of Attacking Adverse Experts (ABA), How to Win Jury Trials: Building Credibility with Judges and Jurors (ALI-CLE), and Problems, Cases & Materials in Professional Responsibility (Thomson-West). Co-author (with Tom Mauet) of Materials in Trial Advocacy (Aspen)
Winner of the Richard S. Jacobson Award for Excellence in Teaching Trial Advocacy from the Pound Civil Justice Institute, and the Warren E. Burger Prize for scholarship concerning legal excellence, civility, ethics and professionalism from the American Inns of Court.