Born: Escondido, California, January 30, 1966.
Admitted to bar: 1994, Utah and U.S. District Court, District of Utah.
Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., in Economics, 1989; M.B.A., 1993; J.D., cum laude, 1993).
Author and Editor : Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law.
Co-Author: Books: How to Form a Corporation in any State, Advocate Publishers, 1990; The Complete Asset Protection Plan, Advocate Publishers, 1990. Co-Author, "Developing an Employee-Centered Electronic Monitoring System," Journal of Systems Management, August 1993. Author, "United States v. Halper: Making Double Jeopardy Available in Civil Actions," 6 Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law 551, 1992.
Activities: Part Time Faculty -- Brigham Young University; Utah State Bar (Member, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 1999-2001; Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee, 2001—2009); Utah Trial Lawyers Association; The American Association for Justice; Board of Directors -- BYU Management Society.
Reported Cases: N.M. v. Safeco 2008 UT 1; McKeon v. Crump, 2002 UT App. 258; McKeon v. Crump, 2001 UT App. 175; State v. Villalobos, 2000 UT App. 354; State v. Kohl, 999 P.2d 7 (Utah 2000); Russ v. Woodside Homes, Inc., 905 P.2d 901 (Utah App. 1995).