Oklahoma State University (Bachelor of Arts, 1977). University of Oklahoma (Juris Doctor.
Working as a partner of BARROW GADDIS GRIFFITH & GRIMM. Admitted to the bar, 1980, Oklahoma. 1986, United States. Supreme Court.
Tulsa County (Member, Professional Responsibility and Court Operations Committees), Oklahoma (Member, Legal Ethics and Unauthori zed Practice of Law Committee, 1990-199 Hand American Bar Associations. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Commercial Litigation.