West Virginia University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1977
Law School Attended:
West Virginia University, J.D., 1980
Year of First admission:
1980, West Virginia and U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern District of West Virginia; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court
West Virginia State Bar (Member, Committees on: Environmental Law; Employment Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution); American Bar Association (Member, Committees on: Labor and Employment Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution).
New Haven, Connecticut, June 1, 1956
Buckhannon Board & Care Home, Inc., et al. v. West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources, et al., 532 U.S. 598 (2001).