Born Phoenix, Arizona, 1944. Education: University of Texas, B.B.A 1966; University of Arizona, J.D. 1969; University of Virginia, LL.M. 1992. Experience: practiced Murphy & Posner, 1969-1977; Deputy Maricopa County Public Defender, 1978-1982; Commissioner, Maricopa County Superior Court, 1982-1983; practiced Gallagher & Kennedy, 2003-2004. Judge, Superior Court, Maricopa County, 1983-1989. Judge, Court of Appeals, 1989-2003. United States Magistrate Judge, 2004 to present.