Born Chicago, Illinois, October 30, 1950; admitted to bar, 1975, Kansas; 1988, Colorado; 1994, Illinois and U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh, Ninth and Tenth Circuits; U.S. District Court, Northern and Central Districts of Illinois; U.S. District Court, District of Kansas; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.
Education: Kansas State University (B.S., 1972); Washburn University School of Law (J.D., 1975). Phi Delta Phi. Business Editor, Washburn Law Journal, 1974-1975. Author: “Ensuring Safety after the Sale” Trial, Vol 38, No. 2, Nov. 2002; Author: “Survey of Tort Damage Law,” 14 Washburn Law Journal, Spring, 1975; “Insurance Medical Payment Struck By Provisions Physical Contact Requirement,” 13 Washburn Law Journal, Winter 1994. Adjunct Assistant Professor, Trial Techniques, Washburn University School of Law, 1980-1985, 1990-1991. Faculty Member, Kansas College of Advocacy, Annual Trial Tactics and Techniques, 1984-1989. Member, Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association; Panel of Mediators, Kansas Federal District Court. Member: Chicago and Kansas Bar Associations; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; Kansas Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors, 1980 –, President, 1988, Legislative Vice President, 1983; Vice President, Continuing Legal Education, 1985-1986); Colorado Trial Lawyers Association; Trial Lawyers for Public Justice; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. (Also Partner, Davis, Unrein, McCallister & Biggs & Head, LLP, Topeka, Kansas). Practice Areas: Complex Commercial Litigation; Antitrust; Business Tort; Personal Injury; Product Liability; Professional Liability, Pharmaceutical, Multi- District and Class Action Litigation.