Admitted to Bar:

  • Tennessee, 1969


  • Washington and Lee University (B.A., cum laude, 1966)
  • George Washington University, National Law Center (J.D., with honors, 1969)


  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association for Justice
  • National Crime Victims Bar Association
  • National Conference for Community and Justice


  • Tennessee Business Journal, 101 Best Lawyers
  • Fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation
  • Recipient of Frank Carrington Champion of Civil Justice Award, 2002
  • Former General Counsel, International Carwash Association, Inc.
  • Former Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee
  • Listed in past and current editions of “Best Lawyers in America,” published by Woodward/White, Aiken, South Carolina