Education

  • University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Business Administration, 1969, cum laude)
  • University of Oklahoma, College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1972)

Admissions

  • State Bar of Oklahoma
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Courts for the Western, Northern and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Experience

  • Private practice in Oklahoma City and Norman (1972-1986)
  • Linn & Neville law firm – partner (1986-1997)
  • Dobson Communications Corporation – senior vice president and general counsel (1997-2008)
  • Students for Access to Justice (a student pro-bono legal service program at the University of Oklahoma College of Law) – co-director (during 2007-2008 academic year)

Professional Organizations & Memberships 

  • American Bar Association