United States Military Academy, B.S., 1963
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 1971
Year of First admission:
1971, Alabama; 1972, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1976, U.S. Supreme Court; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Birmingham (Member, Executive Committee, 1978-1980; Secretary-Treasurer, 1987-1988; President Elect, 1992-1993; President, 1993-1994) and American (Vice Chairman, Criminal Justice Section Committee on State Legislation, 1984-1985; White Collar Crime Committee, 1994—) Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar (President-Elect, 2002-2003; President, 2003-2004; Recipient, Award of Merit, 1981; Chairman, Committee on Indigent Defense, 1975-1981; Chairman, Federal Judiciary Liaison Committee, 1983-1985); Alabama Law Institute (Chairman, Children's Code Committee, 1986-1993); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Major Gen., AUS, Ret.