BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982

EDUCATION

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. – 1974
  • University of Texas
    • B.S. – 1971

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1993 – Present
  • Fellow, International Society of Barrister

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Associations
  • Lawyer Client Conciliation Committee, Chair, 1984 – 1988
  • 3A Grievance Committee, Member, 1994 – 2000
  • South Plains Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 1975 – 1976
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Associate Director, 1978 – 1980
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 1980 – 1991
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Co-Chair, 1982 – 1983
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Chair, 1983 – 1984
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Workers Compensation Committee
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • Southeast Texas Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1986 – 1988
  • Regent Lamar University System, Member, 1985 – 1997
  • Texas Lyceum Association, Director, 1987 – 1991
  • Foundation Board, John Gray Institute, Trustee
  • Personal Injury Trial Law Advisory Commission, Member, 1990 – 1994
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Member
  • Huntsman Corporation, Member, Board of Directors
  • Beaumont Foundation of America, Chairman
  • Lubbock County Bar Association, Member
  • Jefferson County Bar Association, Secretary, 1984 – 1985

FRATERNITIES/SORORITIES

  • Delta Theta Phi