I was born and raised in Pleasantville. I attended and graduated from Pleasantville Elementary School, E. O. Smith Junior High School, Furr High School. I attended North Texas State University and graduated cum laude from the University of Houston in Speech Pathology
In 1982, I entered law school at the University of Texas in Austin and graduated in 1984. In August of 1984, I worked at the Harris County District Attorney's office as an Assistant District Attorney until 1990 when I began my private practice.
For five years I served as a visiting Magistrate for misdemeanor criminal courts in Harris County.
In 2008, I received the Unsung Heroes Award from the Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. I have taught and lectured at Thurgood Marshall School of Law with regard to the death penalty and capital murder.
EDUCATION B.A., The University of Houston, 1976 Juris Doctor, The University of Texas School of Law, 1984
BAR LOCATION Bar Number: 10768300 Admittance: 11/02/1984
CREDENTIALS: Certified Capital Murder Specialist Former Assistant District Attorney, Harris County D.A.'s Office
Current Practitioner & Lecturer
2008 Unsung Heroes Award honored, issuer Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association