Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2006
The Colorado Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Real Property; Water Law); Wyoming State Bar (Member, Sections on: Water Law; Mineral Law); Ninth Judicial District Bar Association; Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.
Co-Author: Leasing Mineral Rights; A Framework for Understanding the Dominant Estate, in Beyond the Fracking Wars: A Guide for Lawyers, Public Officials, Planners, and Citizens (Kinne, B. & Powers, E. eds., ABA Publishing, 2013); Author: "Preserving Historical Consumptive Use During Water Leases for Instream Use," The Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 6 (June 2011); Co-Author, "Colorado: Water Supply and the Land Use Connection, 9 Western Water Law and Policy Reporter 300," 308, 2005. Editorial Board, Environmental Law Review, 2004-2006. Governor Kitzhaber Scholar, Sound Science in Natural Resources, 2005. Best Brief for Government, Environmental Moot Court, 2005. Visiting Student, University of Colorado School of Law, 2005-2006. Intern, Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation, 2005-2006. Certified Associate Wildlife Biologist, The Wildlife Society, 2003. President, Roaring Fork Young Professionals (2009-2011); Young Professional of the Year (2010); Member Garfield County Search and Rescue, Inc. (2009-2011); American Mensa, High Mountain Chapter.