- School Law
- University Of Houston Class of 1988 J.D.
- South Texas College of Law Class of 1980 J.D.
- University of Texas Class of 1977 B.B.A.
- Admitted in 1980, Texas
- 1983, U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
- 1987, U.S. District Court, Western and Southern Districts of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
- 1989, U.S. Supreme Court