Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certificate in Native American Law

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma
  • Supreme Court of the Muscogee Creek Nation


  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
    • M.S.
    • Major: Health Systems (Health Planning)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
    • B.S.
    • Major: Applied Physics (Biophysics and Biochemistry)
  • Major: Military Education
    • Air War College
    • Marine Corp Staff College
    • Air Command and Staff College

Honors and Awards

  • Order of the Barrister
  • CALI Awards Constitutional Law I and Unfair Trade Practices (Trademarks)
  • National Runner up (2nd Place), American Bar Association National Negotiating Competition
  • University of Tulsa Appellate Moot Court Competitions, Products Liability, Health Law, Tort's, Employment Law, Native American Law 1st Place
  • Team Member, American Association Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Team Member, National Native American Law Student Association Appellate Competition
  • President, Board of Advocates Fall, 2007, Executive Vice President, 2006-2007
  • President, Student Bar Association, Spring 2007; Vice-President, Fall 2006, Delegate 2005-2006
  • Joint Meritorious Service Medal
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf cluster
  • Coast Guard Meritorious Team Medal

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American and Oklahoma Bar Associations, Member
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • Phi Delta Phi Law Fraternity, Member
  • American College of Health Care Executives, Past Fellow
  • Military Officers Association of America, Life Member
  • Appalachian Trail Conference, Life Member

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Air Force, Medical Service Corp (Retired), Lt Colonel
  • Health Services Management Division, Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), GA, Chief, 1998 - 2005
    • Financial, personnel, logistics, TRICARE, HIPAA, Assistant Command Dental Surgeon
  • Medical Plans and Readiness Division, Air Combat Command, VA, Chief, 1996 - 1998
    • Medical contingency operations Southwest Asia and Central/South America
  • Air Force Surgeon's General Office, Washington DC, Medical Readiness Manpower Manager, 1991 - 1996
    • Strategic planning for the AF Medical Service, Authored the first post-Cold War medical strategic plan
  • HQ United States European Command, Stuttgart, Germany, Joint Medical Plans Officer, 1989 - 1991
    • Operation Desert Storm/Shield, established 11,000 hospital beds system, Lead Joint Medical Planner
  • Medical Plans, Military Airlift Command, IL, Chief, 1985 - 1989
    • Strategic and current aeromedical evacuation training/operations across the globe
  • Medical Squadron Section, Maxwell Regional Hospital, AL, Commander, 1981 - 1985
  • Western North Carolina Health Systems Agency, NC, Health Facilities Planner, 1977 - 1981