1980, North Carolina
University of Houston and Wake Forest University, J.D., cum laude, 1980
Law School Graduation Year
University of Iowa, B.S., with distinction, 1976
Gaston County (President, 1995) and North Carolina Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar.
Phi Beta Kappa. Member, Houston Law Review, 1977-1978. Member, Advisory Committee for Volunteer Lawyers Program of Gaston County.