Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Bachelor of Arts, 1974). University of Oklahoma (Juris Doctor, 1977).
Worked at Wallace, Owens, Landers, Gee, Morrow, Wilson, Watson & James, A, Professional Corporation (Miami, Oklahoma) specializing in Civil Litigation, Commercial Law. Admitted to the bar, 1977, Oklahoma. Member: Ottawa County (President, 1980-1981) and Oklahoma Bar Associations.
Ottawa County (President, 1980-1981), Oklahoma and American Bar Associations. Civil Litigation and Commercial Law.