Prior to opening my own office in 2004, I was a partner with Hermes Sargent Bates, LLP from January 2000 through March 2004. I began my career as an associate with Cowles & Thompson, P.C. in 1987, becoming a shareholder in January 1995.
I was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and graduated high school from Casady in 1980. I received a bachelor in science degree in Business Administration from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia in 1984. I received my law degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1987. I have been licensed to practice law in Texas since November 1987.
State Bar of Texas, 1987
U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas 1987, J.D.
Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia 1984, B.S.
Honors: Cum Laude
Major: Business Administration
Hermes Sargent Bates, LLP, Partner, 2000 - 2004
Cowles & Thompson, P.C., Associate, 1987 - 1994, Shareholder, 1995 - 2000