Vanderbilt University (B.A., Economics); Cumberland School of Law (Doctor of Jurisprudence): Member, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity; Associate Editor, American Journal of Trial Advocacy; Member, Trial Advocacy Board. University of Exeter, Exeter, England (International & Comparative Law); Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce (Charter Member, 1982; Vice-President of Programs and Attendance, 1982-1983; Board of Directors, 1984, 1985 and 1991; Board Member of the Year, 1984; Legal Counsel, 1992 and 1993; President's Award, 1992; Member, 1982-present). Speaker, Continuing Legal Education (Discovery in Commercial Litigation, 1996). Speaker, Alabama Fire Chiefs Executive Development Program (Employment Law, 2003). Lecturer, School of Business, Samford University (Risk Management, 2000-2003). Youth baseball coach, 1994-2001.