BS in Geology from Indiana University, 1983. Worked as Geologist for Reynolds Resources, Inc., an independent oil and gas exploration and development company from 1984-1988. Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Chase College of Law, 1991 Environmental Department of Greenebaum Doll & McDonald, Lexington, KY from 1991 to 1997. My current practice is concentrated in Oil and Gas, Real Estate, Environmental Law and Governmental/Municipal and Administrative Law. I work in almost all areas of Oil and Gas law, including governmental and regulatory, title examination, mergers and acquisitions and due diligence, and litigation. I've been on the board of the Kentucky Oil and Gas Association since 1992. I also serve on the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. I have a unique academic background tailored to oil and gas work, and real life experience as an independent oil and gas operator. I also serve as General Counsel to the Owensboro Riverport Authority.