Family: 1 Child: Ashley Paige.
Birth date: 09/27/1954
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Home City: Houston, TX
JD, Harvard Law School, 1980
BA, University of Houston.
Attorney, Barnes and Turner, 1983-present
Adjunct Professor, Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Associate Attorney, Fulbright and Jaworski
Seminar Lecturer, South Texas College of Law
Seminar Lecturer, University of Houston Law School's Continuing Legal Education Program.
Speaker Pro Tempore, Texas State House of Representatives, present
Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 1988-present
Candidate, Mayor of Houston, 1991, 2002.
Member, Acres Home Citizens Chamber of Commerce
Board Member, American Cancer Society
Member, Brookhollow Baptist Church
Member, Coalition for School Improvement
Member, United Negro College Fund.
Criminal Justice, Chair
Operations and Management of the Texas Youth Commission, Member
Regulated Industries, Member