1986, Texas, Oklahoma and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1993, U.S. Supreme Court; 1998, New Mexico and U.S. District Court, Eastern District
Texas Tech University, J.D., cum laude, 1986
Law School Graduation Year
University of Oklahoma, B.B.A., with distinction, 1983
Oklahoma Bar Association; State Bar of New Mexico; State Bar of Texas; Alabama State Bar; Arkansas Bar Association; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel; Texas Association of Railroad Trial Counsel.
Phi Delta Phi. Member, Board of Editors, Texas Tech Law Review, 1985-1986. Author: Note, Unappropriated Water: The Amount of Water Remaining After Taking Into Account All Existing Permits at Their Recorded Levels, 16 Texas Tech Law Review, 989, 1985.