Terry was born at St. Francis Hospital in 1963 and was raised in Tulsa.  A product of public school education, Terry graduated from Memorial High School in 1982 where he lettered in Football and Baseball and was a member of the Memorial 1980 State Championship Football Team.

After high school, Terry continued his education at Baylor University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  Terry then attended the University of Tulsa College of Law, receiving his J.D. in 1989.

Since law school, Terry has built his practice and a full-service law firm.  Terry is proud to represent small business against resource draining and sometimes frivolous lawsuits.  As an attorney, Terry has been awarded Martindale Hubble’s highest “AV” rating for competence and ethics as well as being named to Tulsa Top Lawyers. 

Aside from his professional accomplishments, Terry is actively involved in the lives of his family.  Terry has coached his daughters in basketball, soccer and softball for more than seven years.  He also serves on the Advisory Board of Metro Christian Academy.  Most recently, he accompanied his daughter’s 8th grade class to Washington D.C. as a class sponsor.  

"Governments have a tendency not to solve problems, only to rearrange them."
Ronald Reagan

"Those are governed best who are governed least."
Thomas Jefferson