1992, Texas and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1995, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court
Texas Tech University, J.D., cum laude, 1992
Law School Graduation Year
Wayland Baptist University, B.A., cum laude, 1989
Lamar County Bar Association; State Bar of Texas (Member, Family Law Section, 1996—; Appellate Section, 1994—); American Bar Association; Northeast Texas Bar Association; Fifth Circuit Bar Association.
Order of the Coif. Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award (Best Brief, 1991, Criminal Law, 1990); Distinguished Young Alumni Award, Wayland Baptist University (1994). Briefing Attorney, Second District of Texas Court of Appeals. (Resident, other Paris, Texas Office)