Admitted to bar: 1981, Virginia and U.S. Tax Court; 1982, Bankruptcy Court, E.D. Virginia; 1989, Federal District Court, E.D. Virginia; 1993, United States Supreme Court.
Education: Washington & Lee University (B.S. in Accounting, 1978; Juris Doctor, 1981).
Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa; Best Lawyers in America; Virginia Super Lawyers; Who’s Who in American Law.
Publications: Note and Comment Editor, Washington & Lee Law Review (1980-1981); Author, Virginia Chapter, ABA Sales and Use Tax Handbook (1988-present).
Professional Associations: Chairman (1998-99), Section on Taxation, Virginia Bar Association; Member of Board of Governors, Section on Taxation, Virginia State Bar (1992-1995).
Civic Activities: Chairman (2001-2002), Vice Chairman (1998-2001) and Commissioner (1993-2002), City of Hampton Industrial Development Authority; President (1995-97), Virginia Air and Space Center; President, Hampton Education Foundation (2005-present); Director, Norfolk Botanical Gardens (1993-2000); Director, Peninsula Crime Line (1994-98); Soccer Coach, Phillips Athletic Association; Executive Committee Member, Virginia Peninsula Economic Development Council (1996-97); Fort Monroe Planning Steering Committee (Congressional appointee, 2006-2007).
Bar Associations: Williamsburg Bar Association; Virginia Bar Association; Virginia State Bar.