Born in Slidell, Louisiana, April 13, 1970; admitted to Louisiana State Bar 1996; also admitted to practice before United States Supreme Court, Louisiana Supreme Court, U.S. District Courts, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, and U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Preparatory Education: Louisiana State University (B.A. 1992); legal education, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (Juris Doctor. 1996).  Member: Louisiana State Bar Association, Lafayette Parish Bar Association, and Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers.