1977, Texas; 1978, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Texas Tech University, J.D., 1977
Law School Graduation Year
University of Texas, Austin, B.A., with honors, 1971
Corpus Christi Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.
Assistant City Attorney, City of Amarillo, 1977-1978. Assistant District Attorney: Potter County, 1978-1980; Nueces County, 1981-1984. Shareholder, Meredith, Donnell & Abernethy, 1984-1999. (Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)