Cover Story Sidebar | Born: Aug. 10, 1945 in Dallas, the fourth of five children.
Education: B.S., Southern Methodist University, math major, 1967.
J.D., SMU, 1970, served on law review. Legal experience: Clerked
for U.S. District Judge Joe E. Estes, 1970-72. Joined as an
associate in 1972 the corporate law firm that, after several
mergers, became Locke Liddell & Sapp. She was promoted to
partner in 1978 and had many large clients, including Microsoft.
Governmental experience: Chairwoman of the Texas