Personal Information

Born: March 9, 1951 Harlan, Iowa

Spouse: Patricia A. Lundberg

Children: Son Tate and three step-daughters

Grandchildren: Seven


Military service

1971- 74 USAF

Public Health Technician

Honorable discharge as staff sergeant (E-5)



1969 South Sioux City, Nebraska High School

1978 B.S (Political Science) University of Nebraska at Omaha

Summa Cum Laude

Halsey Award (1978) Outstanding Political Science Student

1981 J.D. (with high distinction) University of Iowa College of Law

Order of the Coif (top 10% of class)


Bar Admissions

U.S Supreme Court

U.S Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

Iowa Supreme Court

Nebraska Supreme Court

South Dakota Supreme Court

U.S District Courts: Iowa Nebraska and South Dakota


Professional Organizations

American Bar Association (Litigation Section)

Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Bar Associations

Woodbury County Bar Association (President 2004)

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Fellow, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers