University of Washington (Bachelor of Arts’s cum laude, with distinction, 1985). University of Chicago (Juris Doctor, 1988. Patino Fellow, 1988).
Comment Editor, University of Chicago Legal Forum, 1987-1988. Staff Member, University of Chicago law Review, 1988. Student Body President, University of Washington, 1984-1985.
(Resident at Bellevue, Washington Office).
Attorney Perkins Coie, Bellevue, Washington, 1988—1996. Councilman Metropolitan King County Council, 1996—2004. Attorney general State of Washington, since 2005.
Member Sound Transit Board, 1996—2001. Chair Eastside Transportation Partnership, 1999—2001, Washington State Transportation Improvement Board, 2001—2003. Co-founder, board member Eastside Human Services Forum.
Board member Economic Development Council Seattle & King County.
Board member King County Open Space Citizens Oversight Committee, 1990—1994. Founder, board directors Advance Bellevue, 1991—2001. Past president, board member Bellevue Schools Foundation, 1993—2002.
Co-chair City of Hope Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer, 1998—1999. Co-founder, board member Evergreen Forest Trust, since 2000. Board member Bellevue Community College Foundation, since 2000.
Member steering committee Citizens for Renton Schools, 2002—2003. Member executive board, chief Seattle council, Boy Scouts America, since 2003. Member St. Louise Catholic Parish.
Member of King County Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association, Bellevue Rotary.
Married Marilyn McKenna. Children: Madeleine, Katie, Robert, Connor.