U.S. Army, 1969-1980
Private practice, Texas, 1977-2003
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, July 18, 2002; no Senate vote
Our curriculum and instruction are designed to develop the highest potential of all students, regardless of their reasons for studying the law. We train men and women for the practice of law in accordance with the highest traditions of professional responsibility, whether as an advocate, counselor, judge, or law teacher. At the same time, we recognize the use of law as a stepping-stone to a career in government, politics, or business.