Pi Tau Sigma; Tau Beta Pi; Phi Kappa Phi; Order of the Coif. Associate Editor, Louisiana Law Review, 1983-1984. Author: 'Contributing Negligence: When Should it be a Defense in Strict Liability Actions?' 43 La. L. Rev. 801 (1983); 'The Contribution Bar in CERCLA Settlements and its Effect on the Liability of Nonsettlors,' 58 La. L. Rev. 167 (1997)


  • Ruston, Louisiana

Areas of Practice:

  • Administrative Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
  • Probate
  • Contracts
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Environmental Law
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Tort Law


  • 1985, Louisiana
  • 1987, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • 1988, U.S. District Court, Middle and Eastern Districts of Louisiana
  • 1995, Texas
  • 1996, District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Eleventh Circuits, and U.S. Supreme Court

Law School:

  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1984
    Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, LL.M., Environmental Law, 1996


  • Louisiana Tech University, B.S.M.E., 1981


  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers