Admitted to Texas Bar, 1979. Board Certified, Administrative Law and Health Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Former Chair, Health Law Section, State Bar of Texas; former Member Exam Commission and the Advisory Commission, Health Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization; Member, University of Texas Health Law Annual Meeting Planning Committee for over 20 years.
Graduated from Salem College, cum laude, BA, 1976, University of Texas School of Law, JD, 1979. Recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazines (2003-2019); "The Best Lawyers in United States" in Health Care Law, Best Lawyers (2009-2020). General Counsel, Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (1991-Present). Austin Region Justice for our Neighbors Board of Directors, Member (2014-2018), Chair (2014-2015), immigration ministry of the United Methodist Church. Chair (2019-2020), Administration Board, Northwest Hills United Methodist Church; Member (2017-Present) and Chair (2020), Rio Texas Conference United Methodist Church Board of Trustees.