Born in Fullerton, California and raised in Houston, Texas. Served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps from 1994 until 2005, attaining the rank of Major. Left the U.S. Army to join LeClairRyan in Richmond, Virginia in the Business Litigation Group. Moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia in 2012 and practices in all Hampton Roads areas courts. Currently transitioning from LeClairRyan.