1987, New Mexico; 1989, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
Stanford University, J.D., with distinction, 1987
Law School Graduation Year
Yale University, B.A., 1982; University of Texas at Austin; Graduate Fellow, Institute of Latin Amer
State Bar of New Mexico (Member, Sections on: International Law; Immigration; Indian Law); National Hispanic Bar Association (Former Regional President NM, NV, UT).
Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. Presidential Appointment: White House Fellow, 1995-1996. Special Assistant to Secretary of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Vice President, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund. (Resident)