-Northwestern University, R.N.
-University of Wisconsin, B.S.
-University of Texas, M.S., Health Care Administration
South Texas College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1983
1983, Texas; Arkansas; Missouri (inactive); Wisconsin (inactive); Colorado (inactive); Florida (pro hac vice); Mississippi (pro hac vice); Oklahoma (pro hac vice); U.S. District Court, Northern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas
-State Bar of Texas (Member, Revisions to Pattern Jury Charges Committee, 1993)
-State Bar of Wisconsin
-The Missouri Bar
-Arkansas Bar Association
-College of the State Bar of Texas
-Deans' List. Chi Omega; Order of Lytae.
-Licensed, Texas Board of Nurse Examiners.
-Member: Personal Injury Defense; Products Liability Defense; Appellate; Administrative Law Faculty.
-Full-Time Lecturer, 1973-1978 and Visiting Lecturer, 1985-, Texas Woman's University College of Nursing. Representation on governing boards of hospitals, home care and graduated living centers.
-Author: "The Anatomy of EMTALA: A Litigator's Guide," St. Mary's Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 3, 463, 1994; "Confidentiality of Health Care Information in the Computer Age: A Litigator's Perspective," Journal of Health Care Risk Management, Summer 1995; "The New Rules of Show and Tell: Identifying and Protecting the Peer Review and Medical Committee Privileges," 49 Baylor Law Review, 607, 1997; "Nursing Today and Tomorrow," Today's Nurse, The Health Channel, April 1999; "Major Litigation Considerations for Risk Management," Hospital Management International, 1999; Firm case citations in O'Connor's, Texas Rules and Civil Trials, 2002-.
-Member: Friend & Associates, Houston, Texas, 1992-.
-Clerk, Fulbright & Jaworski, Insurance Defense and General Litigation Sections, Houston, Texas, 1983-1992.
-Intern, Harris County District Attorney.
-Consultant, Quality Assurance and Risk Management, 1981