Loyola University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1973
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University, J.D., Order of the Coif, Louisiana State University Law School Hall of Fame, Omicron Delta Kappa, 1976
Year of First Admission:
1990, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Washington D.C.; 1976, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana; 2011, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1983, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana; 2001, State Bar of Texas; 1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2012, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas.; 1976, Louisiana; 1995, U.S. Supreme Court
Shreveport (Chairman, Grievance and Ethics Committee, 1997 and 1998), Louisiana State (Member, House of Delegates, 2000-2009; Rules of Professional Conduct Committee including Subcommittee on Attorney Advertising Rule Changes, 2005-2013; Committee on Judicial Independence, 2004; Practice Assistance & Improvement Committee, 2006; Ethics Advisory Service Subcommittee, 2005) and American Bar Associations; Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1999-2000; Executive Committee, Board of Governors); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Sustaining Member); Harry V. Booth Inns of Court; Louisiana Bar Foundation; Caddo Parish Indigent Defender Board (Chairman, 2005-2007); Louisiana State University-Shreveport Foundation (Board of Directors, 2007-2009; Audit Committee, 2006).
Shreveport, Louisiana, May 1, 1951