1957, Oklahoma and U.S. District Court, Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma; 1971, U.S. Supreme Court; 1973, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
University of Oklahoma, LL.B., 1957
Law School Graduation Year
University of Oklahoma, B.B.A., 1952
Tulsa County, Oklahoma and American (Vice-Chairman, Teaching Criminal Trial Advocacy Committee, 1981) Bar Associations; Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1972-1973); Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1986, President, 1989); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors, 1988-1994)
Phi Delta Phi. National Moot Court Champion, 1956. Recipient: Distinguished Faculty Award, National College of District Attorneys, 1976; Clarence Darrow Award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1983; Lord Erskine Award, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1997. Listed in, Best Lawyers of America. Honorary Faculty Member, The Judge Advocate General's School, Department of the Army. Lecturer: Prosecutors Short Course, Northwestern University, 1982—; Short Course for Criminal Defense Lawyers, Northwestern University, 1982—; National College of District Attorneys, 1970-1978. Adjunct Professor, Criminal Justice, University of Tulsa, 1974-1975. Assistant Attorney, Osage County, 1957-1959; 1964-1966. Osage County Attorney, 1959-1963. President, Oklahoma County Attorneys Association, 1964-1965. Chief Prosecutor, Tulsa District Attorneys Office, 1967-1969. Member, Honorary Order of Barristers, Oklahoma University College of Law, 1981. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Tulsa Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 1995).