University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1979. Master of Science, 1981). Oklahoma City University (Juris Doctor, 1988).
Phi Delta Phi.
Worked at Miller, Dollarhide, Dawson & Shaw (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) specializing in General Civil, Trial and Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Banking, Estate Planning, Health Law, Negligence, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Sports Law, Corporation, Trusts, Business Entity, Employment Law. Admitted to the bar, 1988, Oklahoma.
Hatton West. Sumners Scholar.
Registered Nurse, Oklahoma, 1966. Author: "Re-examination of the Liability Insurer"s Duty to Settle," 38 FICCQ 185, 1988.
"Americans with Disabilities Acting", 40 AAOHN Journal 284-86, 1992. "Is HCQIA Protecting Peer Review from Antitrust Claims," 10 HealthSpan 11-13, June, 1993.
"Contributor Quality Management in Nursing and Health Care," Delmar Publishers, 1995.
Founding President, Oklahoma Association for Healthcare Ethics, Incorporated. Chair, OBA Mental Health Committee. Director, Oklahoma Nurse Assistance Program.
Member: American Academy of Hospital Attorneys.
National Health Lawyers Association. Miller, Dollarhide, Dawson & Shaw is a full-service law firm with offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
The firm has an active civil litigation practice representing both plaintiffs and defendants. The majority of the firm"s litigation involves commercial/business litigation, employment matters, insurance defense, healthcare issues (including medical malpractice defense), insurance coverage and bad faith, personal injury and probate disputes.
We also have a successful appellate practice.
The Order of Barristers. Moot Court Interscholastic Team. Vice President, Merit Scholars, 1987-1988.
Articles Editor, Oklahoma City University Law Review, 1987-1988.
Treasurer, OCU-American Bar Association/LSD Board of Governors, 1986-1987. Registered Nurse, Oklahoma, 1966.