Fordham University (B.A. Philosophy, 1972). Hofstra University (J.D. 1975; class rank 5/165).  

Member, Hofstra University Law Review 1974-1975


AV Rating (30+ years)

Admitted to Practice

State of Colorado (Reg. No. 13576); State of New Mexico (Reg. No. 6229); State of New York; State of Alabama; Southern Ute Tribal Court; U.S. District Court of Colorado; U.S. District Court of New Mexico; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals (10th Circuit); U.S. Supreme Court.


1 year in Securities Litigation Section of Cahill, Gordon & Reindel, a large "Wall Street" law firm; 3 years as general counsel of a domestic manufacturing company located in Montgomery, Alabama; 3 years based in Sugarland, Texas, as general counsel for division of Schlumberger, Ltd., with responsibilities including international and domestic corporate matters, litigation management, indemnity agreements, compliance with government regulations and general contract matters; 36 years in a general practice in Durango, Colorado, with experience in oil and gas related matters, business matters, real estate, civil litigation and probate or estate matters.

Tom with one of his clients
Tom with one of his clients