United States Naval Academy (Bachelor of Science, 1963). Oklahoma State University (Master of Science, 1970). University of Tulsa (Juris Doctor, 1985).
Alpha Pi Museum
Phi Delta Phi.
United States Air Force, 1963-1983, Lieutenant Colonel (ret). Working as a partner of CHAPEL, RIGGS, ABNEY, NEAL & TURPEN. Admitted to the bar, 1986, Oklahoma.
Tulsa County, Oklahoma and American Bar Associations. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. [United States Air Force, 1963-1983, Lieutenant Colonel (ret)].