Federal Judicial service
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 14, 1995, to a seat vacated by James Kenneth Logan.
Confirmed by the Senate on May 25, 1995, and received commission on May 26, 1995.
Served as chief judge, 2010 - 2015.
University of Kansas, B.A., 1969
University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 1973
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1990
Legal researcher, 1973
Attorney-examiner, Financial Division, U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington, DC, 1973-1974
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Kansas, 1974-1984
Judge, Kansas Court of Appeals, 1984-1995
Chief judge, Kansas Court of Appeals, 1990-1995