Born in Kingsville, Texas; admitted to bar, 1991, Texas. Education: Trinity University (B.S., 1988); University of Texas (J.D., with honors, 1991). Briefing Attorney to Honorable Jimmy Carroll, Chief Justice, Texas Court of Appeals, Third Supreme Judicial District, 1992-93. Member: State Bar of Texas. Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.