I have practiced law in Boulder since 1975. I was a partner with Balis & Barrett from1988 until 2013. I am active in the Boulder County Bar Association. I also belong to the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Interdisciplinary Committee on Child Custody. I have been on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service since 1995 and have served two terms as President of the organization. I served as the Associate Judge of the Louisville Municipal Court from 1990-2001.