1981, West Virginia and U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1989, Virginia; 1989, Virginia and U.S District Court, Western District of Virginia
West Virginia University, J.D., 1981
Law School Graduation Year
West Virginia University, B.A., 1978
Order of the Coif. Managing Editor, West Virginia Law Review. Author: You Can't Drill it There —But Maybe Over There, Practical Issues to Consider in Preparing A Coalbed Methare Lease From A Coal Development Perspective, EMLF 2000 Annual Proceedings; Part 90 Miners-Protected But Not Untouchable, EMF Special Institute, February, 1989; Evidentiary Requirements to Prove a Claim for Black Lung Benefits, WV Law Review, Vol. 82, Issue 4. Member, Virginia Coal Association Board of Directors, 1991-1994.