1976, Georgia; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court
Emory University, J.D., with distinction, 1976
Law School Graduation Year
State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., 1971
Atlanta Bar Association (President, 2001-2002; Board of Directors, 1995-1996 and 1998-2003; Chairman, Criminal Law Section, 1996; Member: Task Force on Municipal Court Reform, 1986; Chair, Atlanta Bar Olympic Games Criminal Law Panel, 1996; Judicial Selection and Tenure Committee, 1994-1997); State Bar of Georgia (Member, Board of Governors, 2003); Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors, 1991-1998; Vice President, 2000); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Order of the Coif. Associate Attorney, Kilpatrick Stockton, Atlanta, Georgia, 1976-1978. Trial Attorney, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-1982. Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 1982-1984. Member, Atlanta Judicial Commission (Chair, 1997-1998). Member: Board of Directors, President, Vice President and Treasurer, Legal Clinic for the Homeless, Inc., 1994-2000; Piedmont Park Special Events Advisory Committee to Mayor, 1997-1998; Drug Court Task Force, 1994-1997. Member, Atlanta Charter Review Commission, 1995. Member, Finance Committee, National Conference of Bar Presidents. Member, Executive Committee, Metro Bar Caucus, 2000-2003 (Chair, 2003-2004).