1992, Alabama; 1993, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama; 1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; 1997, U.S. Supreme Court; registered to practice before U.S. Pat
University of Alabama, J.D., 1992
Law School Graduation Year
Northwestern University, B.S., Nuclear Engineering, 1987
Birmingham and American Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar; American Intellectual Property Law Association.
Order of the Coif. Bench and Bar Honor Society. Recipient: Dean M. Leigh Harrison Award; Hugo Black Scholar. Senior Editor, Alabama Law Review. Member: Jessup International Moot Court Team; John Campbell Moot Court Board. Author: The Alabama Franchise Tax: An Affront to the Equal Protection Clause, Alabama Law Review. Law Clerk, U.S. District Court Judge William M. Acker, Jr.