University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Business Administration, with honors, 1975. Juris Doctor, 1980). Phi Delta Phi.
Captain, Active Reserve, United States. Army, 1969-1973. Working as a partner of BAKER, BAKER & TAIT. Admitted to the bar, 1980, Oklahoma. 1983, United States. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma.
1984, United States.
Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
Oklahoma County (Chairman, Law Day Committee,, Oklahoma and American Bar Associations. Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel. [Captain, Active Reserve, United States.