Kansas State University (Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, 1964). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1967).
Bar: Missouri 1968, Kansas 1972, United States District Court Kansas 1972, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1976. Association Arent, Fox, Kinter, Plotkin & Kahn, Washington, 1967. Reginald Heber Smith fellow, Kansas City, Missoury, 1967-1968.
Legislation assistant to Congressman Louis Stokes, Washington, 1969-1971.
Associate professor of law U. Kansas-Lawrence, 1971-1974, general counsel, professor, 1974-1980, dean School Law, professor, 1980-1989. Of counsel Stinson, May and Fizzell, Kansas City, Missoury, 1989.
Member of Kansas Board Bar Examiners, American Bar Association, American Bar Foundation, Reginald Heber Smith (fellow 1967-1968), United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (member 1976).
Married Jacqueline Zurat, December 13, 1969. Children: Adam Steffen, Ashley Michelle.