University of Kansas (Bachelor of Arts, 1981. Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor, Pi Sigma Alpha.
Working as a partner of Jones, GIVENS, GOTCHER & BOGAN. Admitted to the bar, 1985, Oklahoma. 1988, United States. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma.
Tulsa County (Young Lawyers Division, Treasurer, 1986-1987. Secretary, Young Lawyers Division, 1988-1989), Oklahoma and American (Member, Section on Business Law, Litigation) Bar Associations.