University of Tulsa (Bachelor of Arts, 1978. Juris Doctor, 1982).
Working as a partner of Jones, GIVENS, GOTCHER & BOGAN. Admitted to the bar, 1982, Oklahoma and United States. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma. 1989, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma.
Tulsa County (Chair, Professional Education and Information Committee, 1988, Oklahoma (Member, Title Examinational standards Committee of the REal Property Section) and American Bar Associations. Tulsa Title and Probate Lawyers.