Mr. Sumpter started practicing law in 1980. A graduate of University of Nevada-Reno and earned his BA in 1976. He attended law school at the University of Pacific, Mc George Law School and earned his JD in 1980. Mr Sumpter is a Co-Author and Lecturer on "Domestic Violence in Nevada," Nevada Lawyer (State Bar Magazine) article for pro-bono service in 2008 , is a fellow of the American Bar Association.
Mr Sumpter enjoys spending time at Lake Tahoe and is a member of the Tahoe Yacht Club where he was the member of the year and red buoy recipient in 2010.
He is a avid snow skier, bikecylist, swimmer, and scuba diver. Mr. Sumpter is also a musician and plays the piano, trumpet, and guitar.