University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Arts, 1982). Boston College (Juris Doctor, with honors, 1985). Phi Beta Kappa. Assistant Public Defender, Oklahoma County, 1985-1987.
Working as a partner of HALL, ESTILL, HARDWICK, GABLE, GOLDEN & Nelson. Admitted to the bar, 1985, Oklahoma.
Oklahoma and American Bar Associations. (Resident). Commercial and General Civil Litigation.