Bob has been in practice since 1995. He grew up in Hartselle, Alabama and graduated from Hartselle High School in 1987. He received an undergraduate degree in 1990 from the University of Alabama and his law degree from the University in 1995. He was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in September of 1995. Prior to law school, Bob served U.S. Senator Richard Shelby as 1992 Campaign Finance Director. While in law school, he was legal research assistant to Dean Charles Gamble, author of McElroy's Alabama Evidence. He served as Vice-president of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. Bob was selected for publication in the Alabama Trial Lawyer's Journal. His article entitled, "Making the Internet an Indispensable Part of Case Evaluation and Investigation" appeared in the Fall of 1999. He previously delivered this topic at the 1999 ATLA Annual Summer Seminar. Bob has also been appointed to be co-chair of the Automobile Law subcommittee of the American Bar Association. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association and moderates an online discussion group for Alabama Trial Lawyers. He is married to the former Melissa Trawick of Tuscaloosa and they have one son. Bob's hobbies include running, swimming, reading, tennis and golf. He and Missy attend First United Methodist Church. Phi Delta Phi (Vice President). Legal Research Assistant to Dean Gamble, Author of McElroy's. Author: "Making the Internet an Indispensable Part of Case Evaluation and Investigation," Alabama Trial Lawyer's Journal, 1999. Moderator, Online Discussion Group, Alabama Trial Lawyers Association.