Received a Bachelor's Degree in Building Construction from Texas A&M University in 1983..
Distinguished Military Graduate of Texas A&M University.
Named Outstanding Battalion Freshman and Outstanding Battalion Sophomore Cadet in the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets, and served as a Cadet Company Commander.
Completed the Infantry Officer Advanced Course at the U.S. Army Infantry School in 1987.
Graduate of Combined Arms Service and Staff School of the Army Command General Staff College in 1992.
Earned a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Troy State University in Alabama in 1989 while serving as a Senior Army Ranger Instructor.
Graduated with a Master of Business Administration Degree from St. Edward’s University in Austin in 1995. Member of Delta Mu Delta business honors society.
Holds a Law Degree from Creighton University, a Jesuit college in Omaha. Member of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity.
Adjunct Professor in Business Law and Criminal Law and Procedure at Victoria College.
Conference Lecturer at Sam Houston State University for the Texas Rangers in Capital Murder forensic investigation.
Life Fellow, Texas State Bar Foundation (consists of top 1/3 of the top 1% of Texas attorneys)
Paid Pol. Adv. by the Tyler for D.A. Campaign, P.O. Box 7659, Victoria, Tx. 77903.