-Born in Pryor, Oklahoma (1953)


     -Licensed and practicing attorney in the State of Oklahoma since

     1979


     -Admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of

      Appeals for the 5th and 10th Circuits, U.S. District Courts for the

      Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma.


     -Undergraduate education at Oklahoma State University (B.S. 1976)


     -Legal education at University of Tulsa College of Law (J.D. 1979)


     -Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings


     -Adjunct Settlement Judge for the U.S. District Court for the

     Northern District of Oklahoma.


     -Member, Association for Conflict Resolution


     -Oklahoma Civil, Commercial, and Employment Mediation Training,

     The Mediation Institute


     -Owner, The Tilly Law Firm

James W. Tilly