Bachelor, Southwestern at Memphis, 1966. Master of Social Work, University Tennessee, 1968. Juris Doctor, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1982.
Social worker Head Start Program City Memphis, 1965. Director adoptions St. Peter Home Children, Memphis, 1968—1971. Director social services Educational Research & Treatment Center, New Orleans, 1971—1977.
Social worker in private practice, 1975—1977. Chief social worker Hope Haven-Madonna Manor, New Orleans, 1977—1980. Private practice law, since 1982.
Member children's committee Mental Health Association. Board directors, president board Parents Anonymous, since 1984. Trustee, finance secretary First Unitarian Church, New Orleans.
President advisory board ACC Adult Group Home, 1982—1983. Member of American Bar Association (commission legal problems elderly), National Association of Social Workers, Louisiana Landmarks Society, Preservation Resource Center, Louisiana History Association, International Bar Association, Interam. Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, American Society International Law, American Group Psychiatric Association, American Orthopsychiat.
Association, National Society Autistic Children, Louisiana Association Board Certified Social Workers, Academy Certified Social Workers.