Prior to joining the Baxter Harder team, David worked as an associate attorney at the Bend office of Stahancyk, Kent & Hook. While at Stahancyk, Kent & Hook, David gained substantial experience representing clients from all walks of life in a variety of domestic relations cases, including high asset dissolution proceedings, high-conflict custodial and parenting time disputes, interstate move cases, custody, support, and parenting time modification proceedings, amongst others.
During law school, David worked as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Judge Jeffrey C. Manske at the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas – Waco Division, where he was involved in several criminal and civil proceedings and helped in the implementation of a cutting-edge alternative dispute resolution that was successfully used to resolve a substantial construction dispute (known as the “Baylor Jury Project”). David also worked as a legal extern at the in-house general counsel’s office at Tri-Met in Portland, Oregon, where he participated in numerous grievance arbitrations, assisted in the preparation of witnesses, researched legal strategies, and drafted legal memorandums, amongst other issues.
- Lewis and Clark Law School. Juris Doctor – received 5/17.
- University of Arkansas. Bachelor of Arts in History – received 5/12.
David is happily married to his lovely wife, Julie Anne, with whom he loves spending time walking their three dogs (Lucy, Guinness, and Mars), traveling around the beautiful Pacific Northwest, hiking, eating at new restaurants, and binging new Netflix and/or television series. In his spare time, David is an avid fitness enthusiast, who enjoys lifting weights and boxing, watching football, rooting for the Arkansas Razorbacks and New England Patriots, and reading.