•Date of Birth: November 1, 1953 Cincinnati, Ohio

•Education: Undergraduate: Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana; B.A., Political Science, 1975,
  Law School: Southern University, School of Law, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; May, 1979, J.D. 

•Admission to Practice:  October, 1979, Member in Good Standing, Bar Roll No. 12816

•Private Practice:  1984-present, Civil Practice with empashis on class actions, mass tort and
  entertainment law

•Law Clerk:  1979-1980, Honorable Revius Ortique, Jr. Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans,
  Division “H” (Formally Justice Revius Ortique, Jr.-retired- Louisiana State Supreme Court

•Trial Lawyer:  1980-1983, Orleans Indigent Defender Program, Assigned Magistrate Court: Division
  “E” (late Rudy Becker) and Division “B”, (late Matthew Braniff), Jury Trial work all major felonies

•Civil Practice:  1983-1984, White & Jones

•Assistant City Attorney:  1986-1992, Parish of New Orleans- Assigned to Traffic Court, Division “D”
  (Honorable Oliver Delery). Specialty, DWI’s (14:98)

•Admitted to Practice:  United States District Court for the Eastern District of  Louisiana, 1979 United
  States District Court for the Middle District, 1982 United States Fifth Circuit of Appeal, 1986