Admitted to bar, 1990, Virginia; 1997, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia. Preparatory education, Trinity University (B.A., 1981); legal education, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary (J.D., 1989). Fraternity: Phi Alpha Delta (Vice-Justice, Wythe Chapter, 1987-88). Vice-President, Student Bar Association, 1988-89. Member: Tarrant County Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.