Troy State University, B.S., 1971
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1974
Year of First admission:
1974, Alabama and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1980, U.S. Supreme Court; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1995, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama; 1996, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Houston County Bar Association (President, 1994); Alabama State Bar (Member, Board of Bar Commissioners, 1988-1991; 1998-2000); Alabama Trial Lawyers Association (Member: Board of Governors, 1980-1982; Executive Committee, 1982-2001).
Birmingham, Alabama, September 14, 1949
Mashburn v. National Healthcare, Inc., 684 F. Supp. 679 (M.D., Ala. 1988); Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Luverne, Inc. v. Allen, 572 So. 2d 434 (Ala. 1990); Toole v. McClintock, 778 F. Supp. 1543 (M.D., Ala. 1991); Coleman v. Cannon Oil Co., 911 F. Supp. 510 (M.D. Ala. 1995); First Tennessee Bank, N.A., v. Snell, 718 So. 2d 20 (Ala. 1998); Jeter v. Orkin Exterminating Co., 832 So. 2d. 25 (Ala. 2001).