Bachelor in Anthropology and Religious Studies with honors, University California, Santa Cruz, 1976. Juris Doctor, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, 1981. Master of Library and Information Science, University Texas, 1986.
Library. assistant Irell & Manella, Los Angeles, 1977-1978. Library Hopkins, Mitchell & Carley, San Jose, California, 1982-1984. Head of reference Law School, University Texas, Austin, 1984-1986.
Public services library Law School, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1986-1988. Head library Littler, Mendelson, Fastiff & Tichy, San Francisco, 1988-1991. Director law library, associate professor law Regent University School Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1991-1994.
Associate professor law Howard University School Law, A.M. Daniels Law Library., Washington, 1994-1998, director law library, 1994—2000. Associate dean, professor Howard University, 1998-2000. Director Schmid Law Library., professor law University Nebraska, Lincoln, since 2000.
Member Westlaw Academy Advisory Board, 1990-1993. Secretary board directors StoneBridge School, 1993-1994. Member advisory board Oceana Publications, Inc., 1994-1998.
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Member advisory committee StoneBridge Educational Foundation. Member American Bar Association, American Association Law Libraries (southern chapter, automation and science development special interest section since 1986, chair 1989-1990, indexing of periodical literature advisory committee 1990-1991, 2001-2004, chair 1990-1991, member special committee to promote development of resources for legal information community 1994-1996, recruitment committee 1995-1997, chair research committee 1998-1999, member advisory committee Law Library. Journal/Spectrum 2005-2007, chair 2005-2006), San Francisco Private Law Libraries (steering committee 1989), Mid American Law School Library.
Married Wendy Ellin Werges, December 30, 1978. Children: Emily Grace, Madeline Rose, Anna Joy, Rebecca Hope.