Education

  • University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Business Administration in international business, 2005)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law (Juris Doctor, 2008, with honors) 
    • Order of the Coif, Order of Barristers, Comfort Scholar, F.C. Love Memorial Scholarship, three-time American Jurisprudence award winner, member of National Moot Court and Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court, member and articles editor (2007-2008) of the Oklahoma Law Review, Dean’s List honoree

Admissions 

  • State Bar of Oklahoma
  • United States District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Experience

  • Successfully tried numerous lawsuits through jury trial and bench trial, as well as appeal, in both state and federal courts
  • Significant experience in complex commercial arbitration matters filed under the American Arbitration Association
  • Experience in litigation and arbitration matters filed in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Arkansas, Georgia, Colorado, Wyoming and California
  • Testified as an expert witness on matters related to the recovery of attorney fees in complex trust litigation
  • Substantial experience in state and federal courts in cases dealing with computer forensics and critical e-discovery issues

Professional Organizations & Memberships 

  • American Bar Association 
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Leadership Academy (2011-2012) 
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Luther L. Bohanon American Inn of Court – former barrister
  • William J. Holloway Jr. American Inn of Court – barrister

Honors, Awards & Rankings 

  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates (2013)
  • Best Lawyers in America – Oil and Gas Law
  • Oklahoma Super Lawyers – Business Litigation (2013, 2016-2018); “Rising Star” in Business Litigation (2011, 2012)

Community Involvement

  • Oklahoma Lawyers for Children – volunteer attorney