1979, West Virginia; 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court
Duke University, J.D., 1979
Law School Graduation Year
Marshall University, A.B., summa cum laude, 1976
Cabell County and West Virginia Bar Associations; West Virginia State Bar; Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia; Defense Research Institute; National Lawyers Association; Greater Huntington Estate Planning Council (President, 1999-2000).
Phi Alpha Delta; Pi Sigma Alpha. Hearing Examiner, Huntington Human Relations Commission. Member, The Rutherford Institute (President, West Virginia Chapter, 1986-1993).