Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi. Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Graduate Fellow to Hamburg, Germany, 1980-81. PROFFESSIONAL/BUSINESS: L.B.J. Congressional Intern, Washington, D.C. (1975), visiting scholar, Max-Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law; Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado; EVP, McKellar Development Group, Las Vegas, Nevada; Graham & James, Los Angeles, California. COO, Carstens Development Group, Telluride, Colorado; Founder, Real Asset Management, Inc. PUBLIC OFFICES/SERVICE: Town of Mountain Village Home Charter Drafting Committee and Election Commission, 1994-1995; Town of Mountain Village Councilman, 1995-1997; Rotary Foundation District Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2002 (Member since 1996); Telluride Rotary Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2001 (Member since 1995); Telluride Elks Club Scholarship and numerous Telluride R-1 School District Committees; Founder, Person-to-Person-to-Poland, Nevada Zoological Society, Pinhead Institute, Just For Kids Foundation and Mountains to Deserts nonprofits. AUTHOR: "Reporting and Disclosure Requirements for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate," published in Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S., Sweet & Maxwell, 1993; Stanford Journal of International Law 1983; "Reaching and Applying Foreign Law in West Germany: A Systemic Study", Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 19, Spring 1983) (used as materials in a course on the West German Legal System at the University of Chicago Law School); "Problems of Arbitration of International Contract Disputes and Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Federal Republic of Germany: A Recenty Decision of the Bundesgerichtshof", Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 17, Spring 1981); Wolfgang Hoffman-Riem, "The Freedom of Communications and the Future of Broadcasting in West Germany", translated into English from German for publicaiton in Studies in Broadcasting (Nov. 17, 1981), Nippon Hoso Kyokai, Japan; and Manfred Rehbinder, Rechtssoziologie (de Gruyter, 1978), translated into English for publication in the U.S., 1981-1982..