- Born 1955 in Tupelo, MS
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 19, 2007, to a seat vacated by Glen H. Davidson. Confirmed by the Senate on October 4, 2007, and received commission on October 22, 2007.
Mississippi State University, B.A., 1977
Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 1980
Private practice, Mississippi, 1980-2003
Judge, Mississippi Circuit Court, First Judicial District, 2003-2007