- Born 1963 in Melbourne, FL
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on July 17, 2007, to a seat vacated by Harold R. DeMoss, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on April 10, 2008, and received commission on April 18, 2008.
Florida Institute of Technology, B.S., 1983
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1986
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1986-1998, 2007-2008
Judge, Dallas County [Texas] One Hundred and Ninety-First District Court, 1999-2006