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Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Massachusetts, 1989
  • US Army Court of Criminal Appeals, 1990
  • US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1990
  • State Bar of Texas, 1995
  • United States Supreme Court, 1995
  • US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, 2017

Positions Held:

  • Professor of Constitutional and Criminal Law, United States Military Academy (West Point) 1993-1996.  Taught over 1000 students; co-authored student textbook; Officer Representative for Cadet Parachute Team, Admissions Committee Member, Course Director, Operational Law.  
  • US Army Prosecutor, U.S. Army Europe; 1990-1993; tried over 70 cases including Capital Murder. Assists Victims through Federal Bureau of Prisons hearings, Continuous Representation of crime victims for over 25 years, Provides legal research on Walsh Act and Federal Parole eligibility.
  • Legal Assistance Attorney- Operation Desert Storm; Prepared over 1000 Wills and Powers of Attorney for deploying soldiers; negotiated divorce separation agreements; conducted Operational and Law of war briefings.

Certifications

  • US Army Airborne Qualified, 1990
  • Certified Mediator State of Texas, 2012
  • Department of Veterans's Affairs Accredited Attorney since 2017. Representing widows and former military in appealing claims.

Education

  • J.D. — Suffolk Law School, 1989
  • B.S., Criminology — Suffolk University, 1986