- Commercial Litigation
- Governmental Issues
- Personal Rights
- Personal Injury
- Estate Litigation
- Professional Licensing
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1996
University of Missouri, J.D., cum laude, 2000
2001, Missouri; 2002, District of Columbia; U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third, Sixth, Eighth and Federal Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court
Cole County, The Missouri Bar (Young Lawyers Section Council, Member, 2005—, Secretary and Treasurer, 2008-2009, Chair Elect, 2009-2010, Chair, 2010—); District of Columbia Bar; American Bar Association (Member, Litigation Section).
Columbia Missouri, October 19, 1973
Phi Delta Phi. Order of the Coif. Lead Articles Editor, Missouri Law Review, 1999-2000. Law Clerk, William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, O.T. 2001; John R. Gibson, Eight Circuit Court of Appeals, 2000-2001. Associate, Covington and Burling, 2002-2005. Counsel to Chief Deputy, Missouri Attorney General's Office, 2005-2009.
Gonzales v. Raich, 545 U.S. 1 (2005) (on brief); City of Rancho Palos Verdes v. Abrams, 544 U.S. 113 (2005) (amicus brief); Government of Rwanda v. Johnson, 409 F.3d 368 (D.C. Cir. 2005) (on brief); Prometheus Radio Project v. F.C.C., 373 F.3d 372 (3rd Cir. 2004) (on brief); Ehlmann v. Nixon, 323 S.W.3d 787 (Mo. banc 2010); State ex rel. Humane Society of Missouri v. Beetem, 317 S.W.3d 669 (Mo. App. W.D. 2010); Jackson County Sports Complex Authority v. State, 226 S.W.3d 156 (Mo. banc 2007); Jackson County v. State, 207 S.W.3d. 608 (Mo. banc 2006); Asher v. Carnahan, 268 S.W.3d 427 (Mo. Ct. App. 2008); Cures Without Cloning v. Pund, 259 S.W.3d 76 (Mo. Ct. App. 2008) (on brief); State ex rel. Nixon v. Childers, 243 S.W.3d 403 (Mo. Ct. App. 2007) (on brief); Missourians Against Human Cloning v. Carnahan, 190 S.W.3d 451 (Mo. Ct. App. 2006); State v. Fitzpatrick, 193 S.W.3d 280 (Mo. Ct. App. 2006).
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