University of Texas (J.D., with honors, 1972); Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Rice University (Master of Civil Engineering, 1968); Rice University (B.A., 1967). A.A.White Basic Mediation Training (2003); HMAA Arbitration Training (2002); National Conflict Resolution Center, Advanced Mediation Training (2004); University of Houston Law Center: International Commercial Arbitration Course (2006).
“Solidarity and Contribution in Maritime Claims,” 55 LA. Law Review 799 (1995); “Remedies, Liabilities, Indemnities, and Insurance Solutions in Offshore Employer’s Liability,” The Federal Lawyer, V.46, No.2, p.26(February 1999); various Continuing Legal Education seminar papers regarding maritime and offshore employer’s liability, mediation, damages, and Longshore Act practices. Selected for inclusion in the 2001 2007 editions of the Woodward/White publication “The Best Lawyers in America”.
Courts and Memberships
U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court; all Texas courts; ADR Provider List (S. D. Texas); Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association, Maritime Law Association; Association of Attorney Mediators; National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.