University of Houston Law School Houston, Texas
Juris Doctorate, 1974
University of Texas Austin, Texas
Bachelor of Arts -- Classics, English, History, 1970
University of The Americas Puebla, Mexico
Summer of 1965
Columbia University New York, New York Summer of 1964
Liberal Arts College Night School
Georgetown Preparatory School Garret Park, Maryland
High School Diploma, 1964
Professional Affiliations and Memberships:
-- State Bar of Texas 2001 through Present
-- Virginia State Bar 1974 through Present
-- District of Columbia Bar 1974 through Present
-- United States District Courts: Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia (1974 through Present); Districts of Columbia (1975 through Present); Western District of Texas (2001 through Present); Southern District of Texas (2002 through Present); Northern District of Texas (2003 through Present); and United States Bankruptcy Courts for two Virginia Districts and District of Columbia, as well as, Western District of Texas and Southern District of Texas. Admitted Pro Hac Vice multiple times in Maryland in District and Bankruptcy Courts, as well as, the Southern District of New York and the Central District of California.
-- United States Courts of Appeal: Circuit for The District of Columbia (1975 through Present); Fourth Circuit (1975 through Present); and Fifth Circuit (2001 through Present); and, have been admitted Pro Hac Vice, Second, Eleventh and Ninth Circuits.
-- State Appellate Courts: Have been involved in appeals in the following Courts: Virginia Supreme Court; District of Columbia Court of Appeals; Virginia Court of Appeals; Supreme Court of Texas; and, Texas Court of Appeals -- First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Fourteenth.
-- American Bar Association: 1974 through Present.
-- Alexandria Bar: 1974 through 1990.
-- Fairfax County Bar: 1974 through 1990.
-- Austin-Travis County Bar: 2001 thorough 2011.
-- Houston Bar Association 2011 through present.
-- American Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
-- American Trial Lawyers Association.
-- American Judicature Society.
-- The Ripon Society.
-- The Federalist Society.
-- The American Civil Liberties Union.
-- National Rifle Association.
-- American Shortline and Regional Railroad Association.
-- Alexandria Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Political Action Committee 1974 through 1990.
-- Nashville Tennessee Chamber of Commerce: 1990 through 2001.
-- Austin Texas Chamber of Commerce – Transportation Committee 1996-1999.
-- Austin Steam Train Association, Former Director and Executive Committee Member.
-- March of Dimes - Alexandria, Virginia - Past Chairman.
-- Austin Rotary Club, past Officer—Vice President, Member of Board of Directors.
-- University of Houston – “Editor of the Advance Sheet”.
-- University of Texas Law School -- Judge for Moot Court.
Competition, Appellate Practice Court Competition -- 2005 through Present.
-- TEXAS EXES, Life Member, University of Texas Alumni.
-- U.S. Registry, Who's Who, 1995.