Phillips University (Bachelor of Arts, 1974). University of Oklahoma (Juris Doctor, 1977). Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif.
Member, University of Oklahoma Law Review, 1975-1977- President, Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Association, 1980-1981.
Worked at McKenzie, Moffett, Elias & Books, A Professional Corporation (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) specializing in Oil and Gas, Litigation, Administrative Law. Admitted to the bar, 1977, Oklahoma and United States. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma.
1977, United States.
Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. 1985, United States. Supreme Court. Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif.
Editor, University of Oklahoma Law Review, 1975-1977.
President, Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society, 1980-1981. Member: Oklahoma and American Bar Associations.
Member: Oklahoma and American Bar Associations.