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  • Third place Outstanding Scholarly Contribution, 1998.
  • Fifth Place Nationally – Writer’s Digest Screenwriting 2009; Top 25% nationally – Page Awards 2008; Quarterfinalist: Filmmakers International 2008; Spec Scriptacular Semifinalist 2007. 

Work experience

Dec 2012Present

President & Co-Founder

The Drug Ref

Providing cutting-edge pharmaceutical litigation research to law firms across the country.


Owner & Professional Writer

The Write Idea
  • Expanded readership of blogs by utilizing social networking contacts, news aggregate sites, and topics of keen interest to the social community.
    • Example: A comedic review of a TV show reached the front page of, received 31,000 hits in one day, and attracted almost 100 comments from across the country.
  • Authored front-of-book article for Newsmax magazine's May 2013 edition
  • Fox News publication - March 2013
  • Authored column for
  • Wrote articles about millionaire entrepreneurs for a national business magazine, $1,000,000aireBlueprints, including Wally Amos of Famous Amos Cookies.
  • Wrote additional front-of-book articles for home design magazines, local magazines, and other publications.
  • Developed social marketing outreach for Cloud Ten studio’s Left Behind feature film, including creating an online community based out of the movie’s setting.
  • Oversaw budgeting and planning for freelance business, adjusting to changing technological circumstances. Moved from a print-magazine to a social-networking focus.
  • Worked in nonprofit political outreach, including creating wikis and high-profile feature articles.

Attorney - Research and Development; Public Relations and Marketing

Thomas J. Henry Law Firm

  • Performed cutting-edge research for mass tort litigation, focusing on pharmaceutical industry. Research included studies of international pharmaceutical cases and domestic medical literature on both drugs and medical devices.
  • Wrote motions, briefs and responses for national mass tort pharmaceutical litigation. Motion responses received favorable judicial responses in nationwide cases.
  • Oversaw bloggers and assignments.
  • Helped guide public relations and marketing research.
Apr 2000Jan 2005

Information Director & Writer

Prestonwood Baptist Church

  • Oversaw public relations. Managed department during periods between directors. Served as liaison between department and senior staff.
  • Created and executed short- and long-term strategy for Prestonwood Life, a four-color, monthly/bimonthly magazine.
    • Oversaw magazine production from concept to completion, including working with art departments, outsourced printers, volunteer writers, and senior staff.
  • Helped plan and organize high-donor fundraising and foundation campaigns, raising millions. Participated in conception of ideas, logo creation, pre-campaign events to garner interest, special events to encourage continuing participation, and post-campaign success stories.
  • Ghost writer for a president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Authored human-interest stories, scripts for radio, TV and more.

Graduate Assistant

University Relations, Texas A&M

  • Helped run press conference for Texas A&M’s first cloned animal.
  • Wrote a speech that the President of the University gave following the Bonfire tragedy. 

Science Writer

Technology Licensing Office, Texas A&M

Promoted scientists’ technologies and patents. Translated complex discoveries into synopses the general public could understand.Created organization’s first e-newsletter and e-mail listserve. 


Sep 2008May 2011

Doctor of Jurisprudence

The University of Texas School of Law

  • GPA: 3.31
  • Member of the Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law.
  • Courses included: Patent Prosecution Workshop; Intellectual Property; Trademarks/Unfair Competition; Corporate Tax and Federal Income Tax; Entertainment Law; Animal Law.

Master of Science

Texas A&M University

GPA 3.9


Bachelor of Arts

Texas A&M University

GPA 4.0, ranked 1st in class of 3,300