Eastern Kentucky University, B.A., Political Science, 1969
Law School Attended:
University of Kentucky, J.D., 1974
Year of First admission:
1974, Kentucky and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1994, U.S. Supreme Court
Fayette County Bar Association (Member, Board of Governors, 1980-1982); Kentucky Bar Association (Associate Member, Character and Fitness Committee, 1985-1986); Kentucky School Board Attorney Association; Kentucky Defense Counsel (Board Member, 1993-1997; President 1998-1999); Defense Research Institute, Inc.; American Association for Justice; American Inns of Court (Henry Clay Inn of Court).
Lexington, Kentucky, December 7, 1947
Richardson v. Eastland, Inc., 660 S.W. 2d 7 (Ky, 1983); Clements v. Ashland Oil, Inc., 657 S.W. 2d 223 (Ky, 1983); National Gypsum Co. v. Corns, 936 S.W. 2d 325 (Ky, 1987); Plaut v. Spendthrift Farm, Inc., 1F. 3d 1487 (6th Cir., 1993), 514 U.S. 211 (1995); Kentucky v. Long, 837 F. 2d 727 (6th Cir., 1988); Gordon v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Co., 914 S.W. 2d 331 (Ky, 1995); Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government v. Smolcic, 142 S.W. 3d 128 (Ky, 2004); Dailey v. American Growers Ins., 103 S.W. 3d 60 (Ky, 2003); Auto Acceptance Corp. v. T.I.G. Ins. Co., 89 S.W. 3d 398 (Ky, 2002); Stone v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co., 34 S.W. 3d 809 (Ky, 2000); Schwartz v. Hasty 175 S.W. 3d 621(Ky App 2005).