Born September 21, 1944 in Pensacola, Florida

Attended high school and two years of junior college at St. Joseph Seminary, St. Benedict, Louisiana 1958-1964 graduating with an Associate of Arts degree

Attended Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana 1964-1965

Attended Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana 1965-1966 graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree

Attended Loyola Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana 1966-1969 graduating with a Juris Doctor degree

Served in the United States Army, 1969-1971, Honorably Discharged September 1, 1971

Currently rated "av" in the Martindale-Hubbel Legal Directory

Licensed Agent for First American Title Insurance Company of Louisiana

Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates from 1980 to present


Louisiana State Supreme Court, September 5, 1969

United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, February 21, 1973

United States Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit, July 7, 1983

United States Supreme Court, May 12, 1980

United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana, June 5, 1986

United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, June 2, 1987

United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts