Georgetown University. University of Tulsa (Bachelor of Laws, 1963). Tulsa City Public Defender, 1966-1967.
Recipient, Tulsa County Outstanding Young Lawyers Award, 1969.
Working as a partner of LANEY, DOUGHERTY, HESSIN & BEAVERS. Admitted to the bar, 1964, Oklahoma.
Tulsa (Chairman, Law Day Committee, 1968-1970. Treasurer, 1971; Chairman, Scout Committee, 1973-1976. Member, Executive Committee, 1978-1979), Oklahoma and American Bar Associations.
Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1971-1974).
Personal Injury. General Litigation and Credit Union Law.