U.S. Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals
Eleventh Circuit
Mobile, Alabama
Date of Appointment:
June 10, 2005
Entered on Duty:
February 20, 2004
Northeast Louisiana University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1984
Tulane University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1987

Professional Career:
Law Clerk, Hon. John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1987-1988; Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O'Neal (Birmingham, Alabama 1988 to 1991); Walston, Stabler, Wells, Anderson & Bains (Birmingham, Alabama 1991 - 1995); Adjunct Professor, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, 1989-1995; Deputy Attorney General, Alabama, 1995-1997; State Attorney General, Alabama, 1997-2004

Professional Organizations:
Member of the American Law Institute
Member of the Board of Advisory Editors of the Tulane Law Review