Missouri Southern State College (Bachelor of Science, 1971): University of Missouri (Master of Arts, in Accounting, 1972). University of Tulsa (Juris Doctor, 1987). University of Denver (Master of Laws in Taxation, 1988).
Certified Public Accountant: Missouri, 1977.
Working as a partner of BEST, SHARP, HOLDEN, SHERIDAN & STRITZKE. Admitted to the bar, 1987, Missouri and Oklahoma. 1988, United States. Tax Court. Major clients of WILLIAM PATTEN: REPRESENTATIVE Clients Akros Medico Enterprises, Incorporated.
Alexander & Alexander, Allstate Insurance Company.
Alpine Constuction Corporation. Central Insurance Companies.
Central National Insurance Company of Omaha. Corporate Service, Incorporated.
Crane Carrier Company.
Crawford & Company. Crum & Forster Insurance Company. Economy Fire & Casualty Company, Electric Mutual Insurance Company, Employee Benefit Administration, Incorporated.
Employers Casualty Corporation
Federated Mutual Insurance Company. GAB Business Services, General Casualty Insurance Company. Hartford Insurance Company.
Highlands Insurance Company, Members Insurance Company.
Nationwide Insurance Company. Northbrook Property & Casualty.
Occidental Fire & Casualty Company. Physicians Casualty Insurance Company.
Physicians Liability Insurance Company.
Shand Morahan & Company, Incorporated. Shelter Insurance Companies. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company.
Statewide General Agency, Incorporated.
United Teachers Association. Wal-Mart Stores, Incorporated.
Tulsa County, Oklahoma and American (Member, Taxation Section) Bar Association. The Missouri Bar (Member, Committee on Taxation). Taxation, Estate Planning and Commercial Law.