Don completed his studies at Gonzaga University School of Law in 2016. After successfully passing the BAR exam, Don was admitted into practice by the Washington State Bar that same year. He is an active member of the community, and was recognized by being awarded the Gene Schuester Award in 2019 for outstanding services to the Benton-Franklin Legal Aid Society.
While studying at Gonzaga, Don worked in Gonzaga’s Law Clinic, and served as Vice President of the Mission Possible, a club focused on providing volunteer services to underprivileged people in Latin American countries.
Don is a proud Coug, GO COUGS! He received his Bachelor’s degree cum laude, in Social Sciences from Washington State University. While attending WSU, Don was named to the President’s Honor Roll, while participating as a member of the Native American Student Association.
Before his pursuit of education, Don served our country in the United States Army. Don is a war veterans serving two tours in Iraq. He was honorably discharged after achieving the rank of Sergeant (E-5).
Don is an avid sports fan, rooting excessively for New Orleans Saints, Gonzaga University Bulldogs, and the Washington State Cougars. He enjoys the outdoors, and when not advocating for his clients, he can be found hiking, white water rafting, spartan racing, golfing, or playing basketball. He is a proud father of two amazing daughters.
Washington State Bar – 2016
J.D. – Gonzaga University School of Law – 2016
B.S. – Washington State University (cum laude) – 2011