He earned a law degree from Washburn University in 1982. In 1977, he completed a master's degree at the University of Northern Colorado while serving in the U.S. Air Force. He received a bachelor's degree from Kansas State University in 1971.
He and his wife, Beckie, have two sons. Lee practices at the Stumbo firm in Topeka, while Logan works in the film industry in Wilmington, N.C.