• Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Energy, Oil & Gas Law
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Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Appellate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Energy
  • Energy & Environmental Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Shareholder; Houston Chair, Appellate Practice Group
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Education
University of Virginia School of Law
LL.M
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Baylor Law School
J.D
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University of Texas at Austin
B.A
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Professional Associations
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Activities: American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution
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Activities: American Bar Association Council of Appellate Lawyers
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Activities: State Bar of Texas Appellate Section (Board)
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Activities: Houston Bar Association (Appellate Practice Section, Judicial Polls Committee)
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Activities: American Judicature Society
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Activities: Association of Attorney-Mediators
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Activities: The Institute for Transactional Arbitration
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Activities: Judicial Conduct Commission (Chair)
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Activities: Council of Chief Judges, comprised of the presiding judges of the intermediate appellate courts for the fifty states (Former President)
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Activities: Appellate Judges Conference of the American Bar Association (Executive Board)
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Activities: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (Executive Board of the Appellate Judges Institute)
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Activities: Texas Tech School of Law (Adjunct Professor, University Representative for accreditation review)
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Activities: American Bar Association liaison to the University of Virginia School of Law
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Activities: Hardin-Simmons University (Board of Trustees)
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Activities: Howard Payne University (Development Board)
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Activities: Scott and White Clinic (Board of Friends)
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Activities: YMCA (Board of Trustees)
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Activities: Chisholm Trail Council Boy Scouts of America
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Activities: Abilene Fine Arts Museum
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Activities: Breckenridge Wing of the Confederate Air Force
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Activities: Eagle Scout and God and Country
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Publication
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website