Admissions to Practice:
Admitted to Practice in all trial and appellate courts of the State of Texas; United States District Court for the Southern, Northern, and Eastern Districts of Texas; Fifth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals; United States Supreme Court.
University of Texas School of Law (J.D. with High Honors 1986);
University of Texas--Permian (B.A. with Outstanding Graduate Recognition 1983).
Texas Law Review,
Order of the Coif, Chancellors, Legal Research Board.
State Bar of Texas 1986-present (Section memberships: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Antitrust and Business Litigation; Appellate; Environmental and Natural Resources Law; Labor and Employment Law; Litigation);
Federal Bar Association 2013-present;
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit 1994-present;
Corpus Christi Bar Association 1986-present;
The Hon. Reynaldo G. Garza American Inn of Court, Barrister 2004-present;
Padre Little League, Inc. Board of Directors and Secretary 2013-14;
Corpus Christi Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers’ Project, Volunteer 1988-present;
Corpus Christi Literacy Council, Board of Directors 2001-03;
Better Business Bureau of the Coastal Bend, Board of Directors 1991-94;
Corpus Christi Texas Exes, Vice President 1991-92; Scholarship Chair 1991-94; President 1996;
Texas Law Alumni Association, Texas District 14 Director 1992-94;
Carroll High School Mock Trial Team, Non-faculty Advisor 1992-93;
Manager and Coach of the Padre Little League Tee Ball Giants 2013-14;