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Hi I'm Dave

I'm a husband and a dad. I'm a law student and a rugby player. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in the USA and I served an LDS mission in Romania. My wife and I have been married for almost five years and our family is growing quickly. Our first son is almost two years old and our second is due in a few months. I have a bachelor's degree in chemistry and am currently in law school. My plan is to work as a patent attorney after I graduate. Although I love all sports, rugby is my favorite. I played rugby in high school, college, and, for a short time, on the US Sevens team.

Why I am a Mormon

Ever since I can remember I have been attending the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Yet, the gospel of Jesus Christ continues teach me new and relevant truths that help me become a better person each day. It helps me to prioritize my life in a way that will make me and my family the happiest we can be. When hardship strikes, which it inevitably will, the teachings of the gospel and the support of the church members help me get through the adversity with a peaceful mind and increased perspective. Most importantly, the gospel helps me recognize and feel gratitude for all of the blessings that I have in my life.  

How I live my faith

Every Sunday, we gather as church members and visitors for church services where we learn about the gospel of Jesus Christ. I do my part to help the local church leaders prepare for these church services by compiling a program of speakers each week, who are selected from among the local congregation. I also assist, on a local level, in directing the church's Home Teaching program, which encourages members to visit other members' homes each month. In addition, I am a member of my law school's chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society--an LDS-sponsored organization that promotes using the principles of faith and service in the practice of law.