University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1969
University of Notre Dame, M.A.,
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1976
Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
by George H.W. Bush on April 11, 1991. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 1991, and received commission on May 30, 1991.
U. S. District Court, Western District of TexasProfessional
by Ronald Reagan on February 2, 1988. Confirmed by the Senate on April 19, 1988, and received commission on April 20, 1988.
Judge, 225th District
Court, Bexar County, Texas, 1987-1988
Private practice, San Antonio, Texas, 1976-1987
U.S. Marine Corps Captain, 1970-1973