BORN: Chicago, Illinois, August 1, 1954.
EDUCATION: John Carroll High School, Birmingham, Alabama; Spring Hill College, Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science in Political Science, 1976; University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctor Degree, 1979.
PRACTICE OF LAW: Admitted to practice law before all State and Appellate courts of the State of Alabama in 1979. Also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, 1981; the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, 1980, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in 1980 and the Eleventh Circuit in 1981.
General Counsel to Alabama Secretary of State, 1980-1981; Assistant Attorney General 1981-1982; in private practice of law in Mobile from 1982-1999. City attorney for City of Mobile 1989-1999.
CURRENT MEMBER: Mobile Bar Association; Alabama Bar Association; Paul Brock Chapter of the American Inns of Court; Alabama Circuit Judges’ Association; International Academy of Trial Judges; St. Mary’s Catholic Church; Steering Committee, Mobile United; McGill-Toolen Catholic High School School Board.