Arkansas State University (Bachelor of Arts, with highest honors, 1980). University of Missouri. University of Arkansas (Juris Doctor, with honors, 1983).
Phi Kappa Phi.
Phi Sigma Alpha. Member, Board of Editors, Arkansas Law Review, 1982-1983.
Worked at Pezold, Richey, Caruso & Barker (Tulsa, Oklahoma) specializing in Litigation, Employee Benefits. Admitted to the bar, 1983, Oklahoma. United States. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma. Phi Kappa Phi. Member, Board of Editors, Arkansas Law Review, 1982-1983. Author: "Trial Preparation and Management" in American Language Institute -American Bar Association"s Practice Checklist Manual on Trial Preparation.
"Guidelines and Techniques for Leading and Managing the Litigation Team," XIX Ohio North.U.L. Review
23 (1992); "Organizational and Management Issues in Discovery," Trial Diplomacy J., September/October, 1992. "Trial Preparation and Management," The Practical Litigator, September, 1992.
"Document Control and Management In Complex Litigation," 18 Member Saint L. Review 443, 1988; "The Industry Deal Among Oil and Gas Companies and The Federal Securities Acts, XVI Texas Technology
L. Review 827, 1985; "Expanding the Special District Exception to the "One Person, One Vote" Requirement," 35 Arkansas Law Review, 702, 1983.
Member: Tulsa County, Oklahoma and American Bar Associations.
Tulsa County, Oklahoma and American Bar Associations. Litigation, Securities Regulation and Corporate Law.