EDUCATION: Juris Doctor, 1983 - South TexasCollege of Law, Houston, Texas. Bachelor of Science, Political Science, 1977 -Emory University, Atlanta Georgia.
TRAINING: 40 Hour Basic Mediation Training - A.A. White Dispute ResolutionCenter; Texas All Lines Adjuster’s License - The Adjusters School, Houston,Texas; Certified Arbitrator - Houston Maritime Arbitrator’s Association.
EXPERIENCE: Experienced in the areas of maritime/admiralty law, commerciallitigation, insurance defense & insurance law with both law firm andin-house experience. AV Rated by the Matindale-Hubble peer review system.Experience Includes: Actions under the general maritime law, Maritime liens,vessel allisions & collisions, maritime personal injuries, ocean and inlandcargo, bills of lading, charter parties and contracts of affreightment,freight, demurrage, and dead freight claims, vessel repair and constructiondisputes, property damage and personal injury issues related to oil fieldactivities on and offshore, insurance, interpretation of insurance policies,insurance coverage issues and representation of parties in insurance bad faithactions.