• Northeastern State University (Bachelor of Arts in finance, 1999, summa cum laude) 
  • Oklahoma State University (MBA, 2002, magna cum laude)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law (Juris Doctor, 2006, with honors)
    • Note Editor of the Oklahoma Law Review


  • State Bar of Oklahoma

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Prior Experience

Eight years' experience as in-house counsel for publicly traded energy companies, including two years' experience as general counsel for a small cap master limited partnership overseeing all corporate and operational functions for the partnership's exploration and production and oilfield services business units.

Community Involvement

  • City Rescue Mission – board of directors 
  • United Methodist Church of the Servant – member