University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., with honors, North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, 1989-, 1990
Law School Attended:
United States Naval Academy, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1981
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1990, North Carolina; 1998, South Carolina; U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina; U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
North Carolina, South Carolina and American Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers; Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Mecklenburg Trial Lawyers Association.
Nuclear Trained Submarine Officer, U.S.S. Woodrow Wilson, SSBN 624, 1981-1986; Predominantly Assigned Duties as an Instructor, Naval Reserve Officer Drilling with various units in Raleigh and Norfolk, 1987-2001; Commander, U.S. Naval Reserve, Retired
Serbo-Croatian and English and Spanish
Coiner v. Cales, 135 N.C. App. 343, 520 S.E. 2d 61, (1999); disc. rev. denied, 351 N.C. 352, 542 S.E. 2d 206 (2000); Mohamad v. Simmons, 139 N.C. App. 610, 534 S.E. 2d 616 (2000); Stilwell v. Gust, 148 N.C. App. 128, 557 S.E. 2d 627 (2001); disc. rev. denied, 355 N.C. 500, 563 S.E. 2d 191 (2002).