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 currently a member of the Advisory Commission, Health Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
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 (2003-2018); "The Best Lawyers in United States" in Health Care Law, Best Lawyers (2009-2019). 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.