1974, Oklahoma and U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma; 1978, U.S. Supreme Court; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
Oklahoma City University, J.D., 1974
Law School Graduation Year
Oklahoma State University, B.S., 1971
Oklahoma County (Member: Fee Grievance and Ethics Committee, 1987—; Panel to Evaluate Judicial Candidates in Contested Races, 1994, OCBA Bench and Bar, 1995—; Board of Directors, 2000—), Oklahoma (Member, Bench and Bar Committee, 1988—, Administration of Justice Committee, 1994—; OBA Task Force on Advertising and Solicitation, 1994) and American Bar Associations; Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (Secretary and Treasurer, 1989-1990; Vice-President, 1991, President-Elect, 1992; President, 1993); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (President's Council, 1993); National Academy of Trial Barristers (Senior Counsel, 2001); American Judicature Society; American Society of Law and Medicine, Inc.; American Inn of Court (Master); Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation; American Board of Trial Advocates
Phi Alpha Delta. Recipient: Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association President's Award, Outstanding Service in Tort Reform Legislation, 1995; Mark of Distinction Award, Oklahoma City University School of Law, 2001. Delegate, Oklahoma County Bar Association to Oklahoma State Bar Association, 1979-1980. Member: Arbitration Panel for the Western District of Oklahoma of U.S. District Court, 1985—; Kerr Support Committee, Oklahoma City University Law School, 1987—; Dean's Advisory Counsel, Oklahoma City University Law School, 1987—. Lecturer: Oklahoma Trial Lawyers; Oklahoma Bar; National Business Institute; Oklahoma University School of Business; Oklahoma University School of Law; University of Houston Law Foundation; Oklahoma University College of Trial Advocacy; American Board of Trial Advocates, Lorman Education Services, Oklahoma City University; National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Member: Bishop's Council; Law Dean's Development Council, Oklahoma City University, 1992—. Dedicated, Homsey Moot Court Auditorium, New Law School Building, Oklahoma City University, 1995. Board of Directors, OCU Law Alumni Association, 2000—; Executive Board, OCU School of Law, 2000—. Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 1997. Board Member, Oklahoma Appleseed Center of the National Appleseed Foundation. Vice President of Oklahoma Chapter, 2003. Member of the College of Master Advocates and Barristers (an International Legal Honor Society), 2001. Fellow, Oklahoma Bar Foundation; National Institute of Trial Advocacy.