Phillips University (Bachelor of Science, 1971). State University of New York (Master of Arts, 1972). University of Tulsa (Juris Doctor, 1982).
Working as a partner of CHAPEL, RIGGS, ABNEY, NEAL & TURPEN. Admitted to the bar, 1982, Oklahoma and United States. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma.
Tulsa County, Oklahoma and American Bar Associations.