Born 1951; admitted to bar, 1978, Tennessee; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1982; Arkansas, 1983; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1985.
Education: Hendrix College, B.A., 1973; Georgetown University, J.D., 1977.
Member: Pulaski County, Arkansas, Tennessee and American (Member, Section of Business Law, Legal Opinions Committee) Bar Associations, Fellow: American College of Mortgage Attorneys.
Practice Areas: Creditors Rights, Bankruptcy; Commercial; Real Property.
Biography: Aide to Senator John L. McClellan, 1973-1975. Law Clerk to: Senior Counsel of General Telephone & Electronics Corp., 1976-1977; General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1977; Judge Martha C. Daughtrey, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, 1977-1978. District Attorney, Small Business Administration, Tennessee, 1981-1983. District Counsel, Small Business Administration, Arkansas, 1983-1985. Member: Official Unsecured Creditors' Committee, AMRET, Inc., Alabama; Official Unsecured Creditors' Committee, Bill's Dollar Stores, Inc., Delaware; Official Unsecured Creditors' Committee, Jitney Jungle Stores of America, Inc., Delaware; Official Creditors' Committee, Irving Tanning Company, Maine.