University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Arts, 1979). University of Tulsa (Juris Doctor, 1984). Delta Theta Phi (President, T. Austin Gavin Senate, 1983-1984).
Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts I. Law Clerk to Honorable Fred H. DeMier, Court of Appeals, Division 4, State of Oklahoma, 1984.
Chairman, Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority, 1990.
Worked at Jones, Givens, Gotcher & Bogan, A Professional Corporation (Tulsa, Oklahoma) specializing in Commercial, Construction, Government, Administrative Law, Probate. Admitted to the bar, 1984, Oklahoma. Delta Theta Phi. Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority, 1988-1993, Chairperson, 1990.
Member: Tulsa County (Young Lawyers Chairperson, 1988-1989), Oklahoma (Young Lawyers Chairperson, 1991-1992.
Board of Governors, 1992-1993) and American (Board of Governors, 1993-1996) Bar Associations.
Tulsa County (Chairman, Young Lawyers Committee, 1988-1989), Oklahoma (Director, Young Lawyers Division, since 1988) and American Bar Associations. Commercial, Construction and Governmental/Administrative Law.