Southern Illinois University and Western Illinois University (Bachelor of Arts, 1970). University of Tulsa (Juris Doctor, 1978). Phi Delta Phi.
Working as a partner of KNOWLES, KING & Smith, Professional Corporation Admitted to the bar, 1979, Oklahoma. United States. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. United States. District Court Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma.
Tulsa County, Oklahoma and American Bar Associations. Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel. Defense Research Institute.
Personal Injury and Insurance Defense Law.