Fluent in Spanish
Creighton University School of Law, Omaha Nebraska. Juris Doctor, 1988
University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. BA, Biology and Cardiovascular Physiology, 1984
1987-1988 Creighton University School of Law. Law Revies/1988 Article "An Un-orthodox Usurpation of Legislative Power in Jenkins v. Missouri" 21 Creigh. L. Rev
Missouri Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
State of Missouri
United States District Court, Western District State of Missouri
Co-Founder and Charter Member of the Tri-State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Joplin, Missouri
Charter Member and President of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) Joplin Chapter 9606: Charter Closed 2004
HOJE (Hispanic Organization for Justice and Equality) 1994-2000 Kansas City, Missouri
Conversational Spanish I Instructor, Franklin Technology Center, Joplin Missouri.
2003-2008 Motivational Speaker To Hispanic Community, Family Neighborhood Center, Carthage, Missouri
Missouri Bar Foundation Trustee and Vice President, 2003-2013
Legal Aid Western District of Missouri Board, 2004-2010
Western District of Missouri Federal Practice Committee, 2004-2010
Hilton Social Minority Grant Fund Advisory Board.
Kansas City, Missouri School District Education Excellence Fund. Investment subcommittee Advisory Board member, provided funding to enhance educational excellence for school children grades 1 - 12.