I grew up in McAlester, Oklahoma, and earned an Associate of Science degree from St. Gregory’s College in Shawnee, Oklahoma, a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and my law degree fromBaylor University in Waco, Texas. I am retired from the United States Army. I am Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. My family and I have lived in Denton, Texas, since 1988.
I believe that my first duty is to provide information to my clients about the law and, not only, how it applies to their situation but how I believe the court may apply the law to the facts of their case.. This information helps my clients make informed choices about proceeding with their cases. I want my clients to have a realistic view of their case and the legal system. For most clients, exposure to the law has been through television, with its over-simplified, over-sensationalized portrayal. Clients are also exposed to law by listening to others talk about their own experiences with the legal system or what others have heard. Neither method usually gives clients a realistic view of what they can expect.