University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Arts, 1953. Bachelor of Laws 1958). Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award for Legal Scholarship, 1957.
Working as a partner of BERRY & DURLAND. Admitted to the bar, 1958, Oklahoma and United States. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma. 1960, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma and United States.
Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit.
1965, United States. Supreme Court.
Oklahoma County (President, 1972), Oklahoma (Member, Board of Governors, 1974-1976) and American Bar Associations. Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1968). The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Oklahoma Bar Foundation (President.
American Inns of the Court (Master of the Bench, 1986). Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.
Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.