Estate Planning and Litigation Attorney.
Admitted to practice in 1992
I have the luxury of deciding what type of practice I want. In the past I represented huge companies. Now I cater to clients and small businesses with needs that are important and personal to them.
Undergraduate: Oklahoma State University, 1984 with Bachelor’s in Business Administration
Law School: University of Oklahoma, College of Law with a Juris Doctorate Extensive experience throughout Oklahoma. Admitted to practice in all Oklahoma State Courts, all Oklahoma Federal Courts and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. President of Oklahoma City Commercial Attorneys Association, a non-profit organization that provides continuing legal and ethical education for its members.
- Martindale-Hubbell peer rating of AV, “Preeminent”
- Conducted all aspects of commercial and consumer civil litigation. Duties included preparing cases for trial through discovery, witness preparation, motion practice, trials and post-trial issues.
- Representation of creditor clients in bankruptcy proceedings.
- Research and brief writing for trial court and appellate courts.
- Representation in Arbitration Cases.
- Oklahoma Supreme Court.
- District County in 76 Counties Courts.
- Western District of Oklahoma.
- Bankruptcy Courts for the Western, Northern and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma.
- Various Tribal Courts
- First Community Bank of Blanchard v. Hodges, 907 P.2d 1047, 1995 OK 124 (Okla., 1995)
- Discover Bank v. Worsham, 176 P.3d 366, 2008 OK CIV APP 6 (Okla. Civ. App., 2007)
- Discover Bank v. Harris, 2004 OK CIV APP 72, 99 P.3d 730 (Okla. Civ. App., 2004)
- State of Oklahoma ex rel. Bd. of Regents v. Livingston, 111 P.3d 734, 2005 OK CIV APP 25 (Okla. Civ. App., 2005)
- Board of Regents of University of Oklahoma v. Greer, 204 F.Supp.2d 1292 (W.D. Okla., 2002)
- Hollis v. Stephen Bruce & Associates, 2007 WL 4287623 (W.D.Okla.)
- In re Prince, 236 B.R. 746, Bankr. L. Rep. P 78,035 (Bkrtcy.N.D.Okla.,1999)
A Law Office that Feels Like Home
My office is a converted pre-statehood home. Clients feel at ease meeting and planning in our quiet and comfortable office. Most meetings occur in the dining room that has been converted into a conference room. This is conducive to meetings that often involve family issues and planning. The relaxed atmosphere cannot be found in busy office settings. Iced tea and coffee are always on had. The facilities meet ADA standards. On sight parking.