Admitted: Texas State Bar, 1995; United States District Court, Northern District, 1996; United States Bankruptcy Court, 1997; United States Tax Court, 1997; United States Supreme Court, 2007; United States District Court Eastern District, 2011
Law School: University of California School of Law at Los Angeles (UCLA), 1995
College: Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Eastern New Mexico University, 1983; Master of Business Administration, Finance, University of Texas at Arlington, 1991
Member: College of the State Bar of Texas, State Bar of Texas Committee on Laws Relating to Immigration and Nationality, State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section