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Personal:      Married for 44 years to Sheron, 3 Children, 4 Grandchildren

Education:    University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1971

                     Oklahoma City University Law School, Juris Doctor, 1975

Services:      Estate Planning 

                     Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

                     Serious Personal Injury.


  • Over 44 years trial practice involving commercial and insurance related cases in Oklahoma state courts and the federal courts (has tried to conclusion over 50 major jury cases first chair) and has handled thousands of civil court matters.

  • Has conducted 1,500 mediation and arbitration conferences.

  • Approved Mediator (U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma)

  • Approved Mediator (Oklahoma County District Court)

  • Member of Arbitration Panel (U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma)

Court Admissions:

Supreme Court of Oklahoma - 1975 to Present

U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma - 1977 to Present

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit - 1979 to Present

Trade and Professional Associations:

American Bar Association (ABA).

Association of Attorney-Mediators (AAM).

Oklahoma County Bar Association (OCBA).

Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA)

 -- served as Chairman of ADR Section.

 -- served as Treasurer of ADR Section.

 -- Presenter at OBA Continuing Legal Education Seminars.

Member of National Association of Distinguished Neutrals (see

Rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible peer and judicial rating for ethics and legal ability.

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