Austin College; University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Laws, 1966). Phi Alpha Delta; Order of the Coif. Case Editor, Oklahoma Law Review, 1965.
Worked at John East. Shipp, Incorporated. (Idabel, Oklahoma) specializing in General Civil Practice, Trials and Appeals in State and Federal Courts, Negligence Law, Probate Law, Real Estate Law. Admitted to the bar, 1966, Oklahoma.
Phi Alpha Delta.
Order of the Coif. Case Editor, Oklahoma Law Review, 1965. Member: McCurtain County and Oklahoma (President, 1985.
Member: Board of Governors, 1981-1986. Professional Responsibility Commission, 1987-1989, 1997.
Professional Responsibility Tribunal, 1990-1996.
Board of Editors, Oklahoma Bar Association Journal, 1970-1973) Bar Associations.
McCurtain County, Oklahoma (Member: Board of Editors, Oklahoma Bar Association Journal, 19701973. Board of Governors, 1981-1986. President, 1985; Member, Professional Responsibility Commission, 1987-1989.
Member, Professional Responsibility Tribunal, since 1990) and American Bar Associations.