1974, Oklahoma and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma; 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1977, U.S. Supreme Court
University of San Diego and University of Tulsa, J.D., 1974
Law School Graduation Year
University of North Carolina, B.A., 1967; University de Lyon, Lyon, France, Diplome Francaise, 1967
Tulsa County (Chairman, Mineral Law Section, 1980-1981; Member, Corporate Law Section), Oklahoma (Member, Sections on: Mineral, Real Estate, Probate Law and Health Care) and American (Member, Energy Law Committee, 1981; Member, Real Estate Section) Bar Associations; American Judicature Society; Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association (Member, Legal Committee, 1980-1985); Tulsa Title and Probate Lawyers Association; Oklahoma Health Lawyers Association; National Health Lawyers Association
Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award. Member, University of Tulsa Law Journal, 1973-1974. Honor Law Clerk, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma, 1974. Author: 11 Amendment and Sovereign Immunity, 10 Tulsa Law Journal, 436-444, 1974. Adjunct Professor of Law, Oil and Gas Practice, University of Tulsa, 1979-1982. Fellow, Oklahoma Bar Foundation.