University of Arkansas (Bachelor of Science, 1969). University of Oklahoma (Juris Doctor, 1974). Note Editor, American Indian Law Review, 1973-1974.
Law Clerk to Judge Luther Bohanon, United States.
District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, 1975-1976. Assistant United States Attorney, 1976-1977.
Special Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Oklahoma, 1978-1979.
Working as a partner of FELLERS, SNIDER, BLANKENSHIP, BAILEY & TIPPENS. Admitted to the bar, 1975, Oklahoma.
American Law Institute. Litigation and Business Law.