willis

MILITARY SERVICE
United States Army, 1973-1976

EDUCATION
• Bachelor of Arts, French, with honors, University of Texas at Austin, 1980
• Center for Arabic Studies Abroad, American University in Cairo, 1981
• Master of Arts, Middle Eastern Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 1982
• Juris Doctor, University of Texas at Austin, 1984

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
1986 through the present: Attorney practicing in East Texas; licensed to practice in all Texas state courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
• Member of the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
• Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas
• Member of the Smith County Bar Association
• Certified Mediator

“Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization”