Born in Orange, Texas
Admitted to Texas Bar, 1977.
Education: University of Texas (B.A., with Honors, 1974; J.D., with Honors, 1977); Fraternity: Phi Beta Kappa.
Admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Board Certified: Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Affiliations: American Bar Association; Corpus Christi Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Texas Association of Defense Counsel.