University of Texas (Bachelor of Business Administration, with honors, 1978). Southern Methodist University (J Doctorate > 1981). Phi Eta Sigma. Oil and Gas Law, Title Examinations and Securities Regulation.
Worked at Sneed Language, Professional Corporation (Tulsa, Oklahoma) specializing in Oil and Gas Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law. Admitted to the bar, 1981, Oklahoma. Phi Eta Sigma.
Member: American Bar Association.