University of Tulsa (Bachelor of Science, 1966. Juris Doctor, 1968). Phi Alpha Delta.
With United States. Army, 1968-1970. Working as a partner of CHAPEL, RIGGS, ABNEY, NEAL & TURPEN. Admitted to the bar, 1968, Oklahoma. 1972, United States. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma.
Tulsa County and Oklahoma Bar Associations. Motor Carrier Lawyers Association. [With United States. Army, 1968-1970].