Westark Community College. University of Arkansas (Bachelor of Arts, 1981). Harvard University (Juris Doctor, 1984).
Comments Editor, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, 1983-1984.
Working as a partner of CONNER & WINTERS. Admitted to the bar, 1984, Oklahoma. 1988, United States. Tax Court.
Member Leadership Tulsa, 1986-1987, board directors, since 1990. Member Leadership Oklahoma, 1991-1992. Board directors MEt. Tulsa Urban League, since 1986, treasurer, 1989-1990, Second vice president, 1990-1991, vice president public relations, 1991-1992.
Board directors St. School, Inc., since 1991, Simon Estes Educational Foundation, Inc., since 1991. Member minority initiative committee American Red Cross, since 1991. Board directors National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1991-1992.
Member American Bar Association, National Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association (vice chair law week committee 1990, co-chair 1991), Northeast Oklahoma Black Lawyers Association (president), Tulsa Employee Benefits Group, Harvard Law School Association, Harvard Black Law Students Alumni Association, Alpha Phi Alpha (vice president Omicron Zeta Lambda chapter).