Position: Member. Born Greenwood, Mississippi, December 13, 1952; admitted to bar, 1978, Mississippi, Florida and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and Northern District of Mississippi. Education: Vanderbilt University (B.A., 1975); University of Mississippi (J.D., 1978). Phi Alpha Delta. Member: Orange County (Member, New Lawyers Committee, 1979-1980; Citizens Dispute Committee, 1980-1981; Legislative Committee, 1981-1982) and American (Member: Membership Committee, Tort and Insurance Practice Law Section, Litigation Section) Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Member: Board of Governors, 1985-1987; Executive Committee, 1986-1987; Access to the Legal System, 1985-1987; Disciplinary Review Committee, 1985-1986; Chairman, Annual Meeting Committee, 1991-1992; Lawyer Referral Committee, 1982-1985; Chairman, 1984-1985; President, Young Lawyers Division, 1986-1987, Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Division, 1983-1987; Chairman, Professional Placement Committee, 1983-1985); Mississippi State Bar; Florida Bar Foundation (Member, Long Range Planning Committee, 1985-1986; Law Students Assistance Committee, 1987-1990); Florida Justice Association; The American Association of Justice; American Board of Trial Advocates (President, 2003)
; Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education; President – American Board of Trial Advocates for Central Florida; Board of Directors – Central Florida YMCA serving on Finance and Development committees; Member – All Saints Episcopal Church committees, former member of lay governing board (Vestry) and Chairman (Senior Warden); Frequent Leader of Crown Financial Ministry courses; Former Member – The Geneva School Finance Committee; Youth Soccer Coach.
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