U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma, 1997
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2000
U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, 2000
U.S. Tax Court, 2000
Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation, 1997
Honors: Robert Hickman Smellage Sr. Graduate Tax Scholarship, President's and Dean's Honor Rolls
University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Juris Doctor, 1996
Honors: President's and Dean's Honor Rolls, Liberty Bank Award for Excellence in Estate Planning; Am. Jur./CALI Awards in Wills and Trusts, Estate Planning, Federal Income Taxation, Appellate Advocacy, and Creditor's Rights (Bankruptcy) courses.
Tulsa Law Journal, Production Editor, 1993-1995
Organizations: Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, Student Bar Association, The Baculus - Law School Newspaper.
Alumni Recognition as Outstanding Law Student 1996
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
Bachelor of Business Administration, 1985
Major: Marketing, with 21 hours of additional coursework in Accounting
Honors: Dean's List
Organizations: Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity, Mu Kappa Tau, Marketing Society
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association, Member, Real Property, Probate & Trust Section; Tax Section; Law Office Technology Section, 1994-present.
Oklahoma Bar Association, Member, Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section; Tax Section; Law Office Management & Technology Section, 1996-present.
Tulsa County Bar Association, Member, Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law Section, 1997-present.
Tulsa Title & Probate Lawyers Association, Member, 2003-present.