Admitted in 1976, Alabama and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
1981, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
1991, U.S. Supreme Court
1998, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Law School Attended
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University
Class of 1976
University of Alabama
Class of 1973
Born in 1951
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, September 18, 1951
Associations & Memberships
Birmingham (President Elect, 1999; President, 2000, Immediate Past President, 2001; Member, Grievance Committee, 1985-1989; Chairman, Public Relations Committee, 1992; Executive Committee, 1993-1995; Chairman: Medical Liaison Committee, 1997; Chairman, Civil Courts Committee, 1998; Board of Directors, Legal Aid Society, 1999-2001; Chairman, Judicial Liaison Committee, 1999, Nominating Committee, 2005—; Member, Civil Courts Committee, 2008; Board Member, Birmingham Bar Foundation, 1995-1998, 2001-2004) and American Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar; American Association for Justice (Sustaining Member); Alabama Association for Justice (Member, Board of Governors, 1980-1985; Member, Executive Committee, 1985—); Birmingham Trial Lawyers Association; Southern Trial Lawyers Association; President Alabama Chapter, 2003.
Roscoe Pound Foundation; International Academy of Trial Lawyers; International Society of Lawyers for Public Service; American Board of Trial Advocates (Advocate); Alabama Bar Institute (Advocate).