University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1965)- Universtiy of California at Los Angeles (M.N., 1978). University of Tulsa (Juris Doctor, 1986). Registered Nurse, Oklahoma, 1965.
Working as a partner of CHAPEL, RIGGS, ABNEY, NEAL & TURPEN. Admitted to the bar, 1986, Oklahoma and United States. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Bar Association.