Born to A.O. and Viola Louise (Bogart) Goodman in Mangum, OK.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tulsa; Marries Donna K. Rudy on December 16.
Is a law clerk in the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice until 1963.
Is a legal assistant to U.S. Senator J. Howard Edmondson until 1964.
Obtains a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Georgetown University; Is admitted to the Oklahoma Bar.
Is an associate at David M. Thornton Attorney-at-Law until 1965; Serves as a lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve until 1970.
Is an assistant city attorney for the City of Tulsa, OK until 1968.
Is a partner of Owens & Goodman in Tulsa, OK until 1970.
Serves as general counsel and vice president to OTASCO Stores in Tulsa, OK through 1985.
Serves as vice president of the Tulsa County Bar Association.
Serves as a member of the board of directors of United Way until 1987.
Is chief executive officer and chairman of OTASCO Stores until 1989.
Serves as chairman of the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce.
Serves as special counsel to the Bank of Oklahoma until 1990.
Is president and general counsel of the Sigma Asset Management Group, Inc. until 1992.
Serves as chairman of the board of trustees for the University Center at Tulsa.
Is secretary of policy and management and chief operating officer at the Office of the Governor until 1994.
Is chief judge of the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals through today.
Serves as president of the Oklahoma Judicial Conference.