Born Houston, Texas, December 2, 1951; admitted to bar, 1977, Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas. Education: Northwestern University (B.A., 1974); University of Texas (J.D., 1977). Walker County Criminal District Attorney, 1983-1990. Member: Walker County Bar Association (President, 1982); State Bar of Texas (Member, Committee on Inmate Litigation, 1985-1986); Texas District and County Attorneys Association; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. (Board Certified, Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization).