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  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Environmental and Natural Resources: 50%

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Department of Justice

Attorney General's Office
Hoover State Office Building
Des Moines, IA, 50319


IAAuthorized to practice law199409/20/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America1987
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Attorney GeneralIowa Department of Justice1999 - Present
Staff AttorneyIowa Supreme Court1998 - 1999
Associate AttorneyDickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen Law Firm1994 - 1998
Law ClerkDickinson, Throckmorton, Parker, Mannheimer & Raife Law Firm1993 - 1994
Law Clerk to Mark W. Bennett, Federal Magistrate JudgeU.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa1992 - 1993
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Earlham Church of ChristElder2008 - Present
Earlham School BoardVice President2004 - 2007
AIB College of BusinessAdjunct Instructor2000 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Drake Law ReviewIowa Agricultural Fence Law: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors1995
Drake Law ReviewHabeas Corpus—The Cause And Prejudice Standard, Rather Than The Deliberate Bypass Standard, Is The Correct Standard For Excusing A Habeas Petitioner's Failure To Develop A Material Fact In State Court Proceedings1994
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor, with honors1994
University of IowaPolitical ScienceBachelor of Science1991