|University ||University of Texas at Arlington, B.A., Communications, 1994|
|Law School||Texas Tech University, J.D., cum laude, 1997|
|Admitted||1997, Texas; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Seventh Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court; 2014, District of Columbia|
|Memberships ||State Bar of Texas; American Bar Association (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section; Occupational Safety and Health Law Committee).|
Kappa Tau Alpha; Phi Alpha Delta. Selected as Texas Rising Star by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics magazines, 2005-2007. Articles Editor, Texas Tech University Law Review, 1996-1997. Co-Author: Chapter Two, "Starting Your Practice," A Guide To The Basics of Law Practice (Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism, 1996). Director, Prevent Blindness Texas, Dallas.
|Reported Cases||Davis v. Billick, 2002 WL 1398560 (N.D. Tex. 2002); Brooks Well Servicing, Inc., 2003 OSAHRC LEXIS 80, 20 OSHC (BNA) 1286, 2002 OSHD (CCH) P32,675 (OSHA Review Commission 2003); Garrod Investments, Inc. v. Schlegel, 139 S.W.3d 759 (Tex. App. - Corpus Christi 2004, no pet.).|
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