Joel is a 1986 graduate of the University of Oklahoma where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance degree and is a 1989 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law with Honors. He is a member of Hall & Ludlam, P.L.L.C. His practice primarily involves business and consumer litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency and debtor/creditor relations.
Joel is admitted to practice in the State of Oklahoma, United States District Court for the Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association (Bankruptcy and Reorganization Section) and the Oklahoma County Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section). Joel is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Joel has served on the Chapter 7 Panel of Trustees for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma since 1998. He has also served with and volunteered in various community organizations and his church.