Bachelor, U. Houston, 1980; Juris Doctor, South Texas College of Law, 1985.
Private practice, Hempstead, Texas, since 1985. Adjunct Professor Prairie View (Texas) Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1987-1988, South Texas College Law, Houston, 1988-1989.
Member Mount Corinth Baptist Church, Hempstead, 1987, Extension Home Economics Committee, Hempstead, 1987, Community Outreach, Hempstead, since 1987, Waller County Democratic Club. Elected attorney Waller County, since 1989. Member American Bar Association (Executive Committee pre law counseling committee since 1987, vice chairman young lawyers division government lawyers committee since 1989), Association Trial Lawyers American, Tex.Bar Association, Waller County Bar Association, Texas District and County Attorneys Association.