University: University of Texas at Arlington, B.A., 1987
Law School: University of Texas at Austin, J.D., with honors, 1990
Admitted: 1990, Texas; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Biography: Phi Delta Phi. Contributing Editor, Black’s Law Dictionary, 7th ed., 1999. Member, American Mensa.