Background and Experience

  • B.A. and J.D. (Law Degree) from Gonzaga University (1967 and 1981.)
  • M.Ed. from Georgia State University (1973)
  • U.S Army War College 1996
  • Licensed attorney in Washington since l981 (Bar # 12077)
  • Eleven years as a Superior Court Commissioner (Jan. 1996-May 2007)
  • Over seven years as a superior court pro tem judge/commissioner (1988-1995)
  • Currently serves as a pro tem judge in the Spokane County District Court (2007-Present)
  • Fifteen years as a family law and criminal defense litigation lawyer in private practice. (1981-1995)
  • Eight years as a charter member (five years as vice-chair) of the WASHINGTON CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL GUARDIAN BOARD (twice reappointed by the Chief Justice of the WA Supreme Court)
  • Founder and CEO of Aronow Enterprises, LLC
  • President, Board Member and Co-Founder, Spokane Veterans Forum
Military: Thirty-two years combined U.S. Army (11 years) and Army  Reserve (21 years) service, retiring as a colonel in 1998. Vietnam  combat infantry veteran (1967-68) with the 101st Airborne Division
CURRENTLY SERVES as an Ambassador for Washington for  The Chief of the U.S. Army Reserve in the Pentagon.
Current Community Involvement: 
Opportunity Presbyterian Church Elder
Various veterans’ organizations and efforts
Chairman of the Board: Spokane Veteran's Forum
Gonzaga University School of Law: Advisory Board
Personal: Husband to one (Jacci), Dad to four, Grandpa to eight
1324 N. Liberty Lake Dr. #343, Liberty Lake, WA 99019-8243
Office: (509) 496-9714
FX: (509) 255-5376