1962, Virginia, South Carolina and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of South Carolina; 1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1980, U.S. Supreme Court; 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
University of Virginia, LL.B., 1962
Law School Graduation Year
Davidson College, A.B., 1959
Lexington and Richland County Bar Associations; Virginia State Bar; South Carolina Bar (Member, House of Delegates, 1990-1992); Master, John B O'Neal American Inn of Court.
Public Defender, Darlington County, S.C., 1964-1972. Executive Assistant to Governor James B. Edwards, 1978. State Assistant Attorney General, 1978-1979. General Counsel, State Department of Social Services, 1979-1981. Chief Counsel and Staff Director, Committee on the Judiciary U.S. Senate, 1981-1985. U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina, 1985-1989.