HMAA Arbitration Training, Maritime attorney (J.D. Texas 1971)(BBA Lamar Univ. 1968); partner and practicing lawyer with Benckenstein & Oxford, L.L.P.; member Maritime Law Association, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and Nautical Institute. Experience areas: general maritime practice, including cargo claims, charter disputes, collision and other property damage claims, maritime liens, pollution and environmental matters, personal injury, products liability, toxic tort, U.S. Coast Guard, CBP/Customs, and other regulatory authority matters.