Blackwell, Oklahoma Criminal Lawyers

Michael Collins Trewitt
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Ponca City, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(580) 761-2982 1926 Lake Rd, Suite 1
Ponca City, OK 74604
Criminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Traffic Tickets
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Thomas Eugene Salisbury
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Ponca City, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(580) 761-1510 2128 N 14th St
Suite 1
Ponca City, OK 74601
Criminal
University of Tulsa College of Law
Ponca City, OK Criminal Law Lawyer
(580) 762-2231 114 N 3rd St
Ponca City, OK 74601
Criminal and DUI
Robert Donald Gifford II
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(405) 778-4647 P.O. Box 50
Kaw City, OK 74641
Kaw City, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
Criminal, Civil Rights, Military and White Collar Crime
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Founder of GIFFORD LAW, P.L.L.C. in Oklahoma City, Mr. Gifford is a former federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, tribal court judge, a former state prosecutor, and former Army JAG defense counsel, prosecutor, and Staff Judge Advocate with a nationwide practice specialty in complex litigation in White Collar/Criminal Defense (including Pardons and Commutations), Civil Rights, Family Law, Native American Law, Military Law, and Government Contracting. Mr. Gifford has also previously served as is the Chair of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Criminal Law Section, and formerly served on the state bar's Board of Governors and as the Chair...
Luke Alva Anthony
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Stillwater, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(405) 533-3989 123 W 7th Ave
Ste. 206
Stillwater, OK 74074
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Tulsa
Josh Davis
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Enid, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(580) 233-1457 202 West Broadway
Enid, OK 73701
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Josh is a fifth generation Oklahoman with Garfield County roots that stretch back to the opening of the Cherokee Strip. As an Assistant District Attorney in Enid for nearly 5 years, Josh knows what it takes to prosecute a case. Josh left the Garfield County District Attorney's office for private practice as a partner at Martin, Cameron, and Davis in 2011. Since then, he has used his invaluable experience as a prosecutor in his defense of clients charged with a variety of criminal offenses including DUI/DWI/APC, drug possession, violent crimes, and property crimes. Josh is also the only...
Robert Faulk
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Enid, OK Criminal Law Lawyer
(580) 249-9100 118 E Randolph Ave
Enid, OK 73701
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Oklahoma City University
Debbie L Smith
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Perry, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(580) 336-9595 PO Box 28
Perry, OK 73077
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Any criminal charges in Oklahoma - whether for felony or misdemeanor offenses - can be very harsh. With her wide range of legal knowledge and ability, Debbie L. Smith can provide you with an efficient and effective defense when you are in need. Your case could greatly benefit from the help and experience of a defense attorney who will work tirelessly on your behalf in order to help enhance your chances of a positive outcome in your case. Debbie Smith's experience as the Noble County Assistant District Attorney gave her great insight to become an effective criminal defense attorney. Ms....
Jonathan Udoka
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Stillwater, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(405) 293-2925 711 S Husband St
Stillwater, OK 74074
Criminal, Business, Estate Planning and IP
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
Stephen Park Cameron
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Enid, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(580) 233-1456 202 W. Broadway
Enid, OK 73701
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Oklahoma
My firm is conveniently located in Enid, Oklahoma with additional offices in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. My philosophy is simple: More preparation leads to better results. I represent clients throughout the State of Oklahoma charged with DUI, narcotics possession, drug trafficking, white collar crimes and other charges filed by the State. I also represent clients in automobile injury accidents, truck and tractor injuries, death claims, nursing home neglect and other personal injury claims. I recognize that clients want results and that comes from hard work and preparation. The responsibility of representing my clients is something I take very seriously. You...
John Severe
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Stillwater, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(405) 377-4262 715 S. Husband
Stillwater, OK 74074
Criminal, Divorce, Personal Injury and Probate
Oklahoma City University School of Law and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
John has actively engaged in the private practice of law in Stillwater, Payne County, and surrounding Counties since 1979 in the following practice areas: Criminal Defense, Divorce, Custody, Famiy Law, Personal Injury, Auto Accidents, DUI, Tickets, Wills, Trusts, Estates, Probate, Real Estate, Trials, General Practice
April McCurdy Davis
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Enid, OK Criminal Law Lawyer
(580) 242-5500 214-A North Independence
Enid, OK 73701
Criminal
Kyle Lee Endicott
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Stillwater, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(405) 743-3770 711 S Husband St
Stillwater, OK 74074
Criminal, Business, DUI and Estate Planning
University of Tulsa College of Law
Joshua Ryan Kidd
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Stillwater, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(866) 543-3946 116 W. 7th Avenue,
Suite 310
Stillwater, OK 74074
Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Stillwater, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(405) 707-0702 PO Box 456
Stillwater, OK 74076
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Stillwater, OK Criminal Law Attorney
(405) 377-8185 123 W 7th Ave
Stillwater, OK 74074
Criminal and DUI
Enid, OK Criminal Law Attorney
(580) 233-4434 902 Westwood Rd
Enid, OK 73703
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Jason Perkins
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El Reno, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(405) 593-2662 221 S. Bickford Ave.
El Reno, OK 73036
Free ConsultationCriminal, Family, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Oklahoma City University School of Law
I practice throughout the state of Oklahoma and I am admitted to the bar in the Western District of Oklahoma. My office is located in El Reno, OK (Canadian County) with a satellite office in Oklahoma City, OK (Oklahoma County). I work with numerous attorneys that focus on family law, criminal law, social security benefits, personal injury, and immigration. We are highly client focused and do everything we can to craft plans specifically geared towards our clients needs.
Brian Boeheim
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(918) 884-7791 616 S Boston Ave #307
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationTulsa, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Tulsa College of Law
In 2014, Brian Boeheim joined forces with Ciera Freeman to start a new type of law firm. They envisioned a firm that treats clients like family, provides the type of legal defense they would want, and provides it at a reasonable price. Since that time, Boeheim Freeman Law has become the fastest growing law firm in Tulsa. The attorneys at Boeheim Freeman Law have handled more trials in the past 5 years than any other firm, including not guilty verdicts in 1st Degree Murder, Rape, and Child Abuse. Even more impressive they have a dismissal rate...
Frank A. Urbanic
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Oklahoma City, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(405) 633-3420 1211 N Shartel Ave Ste 906
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Texas Tech University School of Law
I became a criminal defense attorney because I am intimately familiar with how precious our constitutional rights are. After my arrest years ago, I realized how close I was to being in a situation that could have negatively impacted my life forever. That made me realize how important it is to have someone on your side who feels strongly about protecting your rights. In the Air Force, I put my life on the line to support and defend the Constitution during combat. Today, I support and defend the Constitution in the courtroom. My legal career began by...
Andrea Brown
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Tulsa, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(918) 625-1098 2021 South Lewis Avenue
Suite 520
Tulsa, OK 74104
Criminal and Juvenile
Southern Methodist University
Andrea was born and raised in Tulsa. Her family has deep roots in Tulsa. After high school, Andrea ventured to Texas for a change of scenery and a new adventure. She graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Southern Methodist University with Honors and Distinction in Literature and Business. After college she stayed in Dallas at SMU for law school, graduating in 2006 with her Juris Doctor.

Andrea served as an Assistant District Attorney from 2007 until 2018. Originally specializing in Intimate Partner Violence, Andrea later focused exclusively on Crimes Against Children. ...
John Cannon
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(405) 657-2323 2133 N. Kelly Avenue, Suite 100
Edmond, OK 73003
Free ConsultationEdmond, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Military
Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School and Oklahoma City University School of Law
Cannon & Associates is dedicated to Fierce Advocacy for Families and Freedom and a leading criminal defense and family law firm in Edmond. Founded by former prosecutor, Assistant Attorney General, and current reservist Judge Advocate, John P. Cannon.

You need professional legal counsel, if you have been arrested or are facing divorce or child custody issues. Your rights are at stake, you need to speak to an experienced attorney today. Each case is unique and I have extensive experience with complex and straightforward cases. I am a trial attorney, an advocate, and we will Fight for your Rights.
Marcy Fassio
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(405) 593-8444 435 N. Walker Ave., Suite 201
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Oklahoma City, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Oklahoma College of Law
An Oklahoma native, Marcy Fassio attended the University of Oklahoma and received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in 2002. Marcy then was accepted to the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she graduated and earned her Juris Doctorate With Distinction in 2005. EXPERIENCE – FORMER ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY OKC Criminal Defense Attorney Marcy Fassio has practiced criminal law exclusively since completing law school and passing the Oklahoma Bar Examination in 2005. She worked for the Oklahoma County District Attorney’s Office for several years, gaining experience that now can be put to your advantage! She has...
Robert L. Wyatt IV
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(918) 594-0000 Park Centre Building
525 S. Main St., Ste. 535
Tulsa, OK 74103
Free ConsultationTulsa, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
Criminal and White Collar Crime
University of Oklahoma College of Law
WHEN CHARGED WITH A SERIOUS CRIME (drugs, white collar, sex, or violence), you need someone with experience, who will listen, who will tell your story. You need someone who is not afraid to go to trial, someone who takes your case personally and treats you individually. We may have tried dozens of similar cases, but every case is different. We focus on finding unique defenses and solutions to your problems. We are hired to get results, and that is our intention. Our reputations are built on integrity, trust, and just plain hard work.

WE DEFEND CRIMINAL CHARGES in all...
Aaron Bundy
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Sapulpa, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(918) 208-0129 26 South Park
Sapulpa, OK 74066
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
University of Tulsa College of Law
I am a trial lawyer from Sapulpa, Oklahoma. I work to obtain value and positive outcomes for my clients from the fallout associated with failed and betrayed relationships, including divorce and family law, criminal charges involving family members, and conflicts from business and social relationships, including verbal and written agreements and partnership disputes. My mission is Relationship Justice

Statistically, most cases settle. Most criminal charges resolve by plea agreement, and most civil cases, including divorces, end with a negotiated settlement.

I go to court and try the cases that don't settle. From the moment I became a lawyer, people have sought...
Craig M. Hoehns
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Oklahoma City, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(405) 666-4666 3801 N Classen Blvd, Suite 250
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Jeff Trevillion Jr.
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Oklahoma City, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(405) 778-8000 210 Park Avenue
Suite 1200
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Free ConsultationCriminal
University of Oklahoma College of Law
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Tamra A. Spradlin
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(405) 752-6000 4117 NW 122nd
Suite B
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Oklahoma City, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Tamra A. Spradlin received her B.A. in 1989 and her J. D. in 1992 from Oklahoma City University. As the youngest person ever to graduate from OCU undergraduate, the OCU Law School awarded her the Hatton W. Sumners Scholarship. She received numerous awards including the Judge Tom Brett Criminal Law Award, and American Jurisprudence Awards for Constitutional Law, Evidence, Criminal Law, Property, Bankruptcy, and Criminal Procedure. She attained the Order of the Barristers in recognition of courtroom advocacy skills. She began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender with the Oklahoma County Public Defender's Office in 1992....
Edward G Lindsey
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Tulsa, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(918) 587-0097 427 South Boston Ave
Suite 922
Tulsa, OK 74103
Free ConsultationCriminal, Family, Foreclosure Defense and White Collar Crime
University of Tulsa College of Law, Universidad de Madrid, Colegio de San Pablo and Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, Scotland UK
I am an attorney engaged in diverse litigation practice concentrating in criminal defense, family, personal injury, professional malpractice, lender liability and bad faith law. I am also a certified family law mediator. Life experience matters - In addition to private practice, I serve as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University. I designed curriculum for two courses, “Business Ethics and the Law” and “White Collar Criminal Law.” When not practicing law or teaching, I spend time with my family. I have found that life experiences as an attorney, university professor and coach, husband, parent, and business owner...
Keegan Kelley Harroz
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Oklahoma City, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(405) 568-4318 625 NW 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Harroz Law is a full service law firm in Oklahoma City that is committed to providing quality, ethical and affordable legal representation to our clients. We believe in a whole client approach and as your attorney will strive to serve each client’s individual legal needs. We recognize that when it comes to your legal needs, there is no “one size fits all” solution. Harroz Law has a reputation in Oklahoma City for providing honest, hardworking and aggressive representation to its clients. We represent businesses and individuals in both civil and criminal matters in Oklahoma’s Municipal, State, and Federal courts.
Stephen LeRoy Cale
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Tulsa, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(918) 277-4800 624 S. Denver Ave.
Suite 300
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Cannabis Law and DUI
Regent University School of Law
I have 20 years of experience and dedicate my practice to criminal defense and medical marijuana law. I've been featured in The Oklahoman and KOKH Fox 25. I'm part of the Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, the Legal Committee for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). and admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.

My law practice is different than many others because it's dedicated solely to criminal and asset forfeiture defense. I'm not spread out with multiple areas of practice. So, you'll have an attorney who has a focus on criminal defense....
Beverly Atteberry
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Tulsa, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
1861 East 15th St
Tulsa, OK 74104
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Probate and White Collar Crime
University of Tulsa College of Law
A fighter for clients to clear their records through expungements from past arrests and non-violent convictions.

Since 1998, Beverly Atteberry has been a sole practitioner with a primary practice as a criminal defense, expungements, wills, trust and probate attorney in Tulsa OK.

She has provided criminal defense to clients on a wide range of alleged crimes from Larceny to Murder.

From 1991 to 1997, Ms. Atteberry was employed by Tulsa County Public Defender. She interned from 1991 to June 1992, assigned to a felony docket. A special license was granted in May 1992 to practice pending admission to the Bar. Assignments included various...
Joseph Michael Norwood
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Tulsa, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(918) 582-6464 1717 S Cheyenne Ave
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Tulsa College of Law
I am proud to represent people who have been injured, wrongfully lost money or employment, a victim of a civil rights violation or charged with a criminal offense or DUI in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I have built my legal philosophy around the idea that all people should have an avenue to justice when injured or lost money due to the wringful act of another and that the criminal justice system only protects the right of citizens when people charged with crimes are afforded the representation necessary to zealously protect their rights and freedom. I have represented blue collar workers, business professionals,...
Sammy Duncan
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(918) 640-4332 1400 NW 16th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Free ConsultationOklahoma City, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Sammy Duncan’s practice focuses on all things criminal law. Sammy most enjoys being in trial, presenting her case in front of a jury. She takes great joy in meeting new clients and getting to know their stories. Sammy worked for over two years at the Oklahoma County Public Defender’s Office, handling every type of case, including trials for Murder in the First Degree, Drug Trafficking, Armed Robbery, and Human Trafficking.

She knows that every case is different and treats each client with the individual attention they deserve. Sammy received her law degree from the University of Oklahoma School of Law and...
Kyle Henry Broham
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Tulsa, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(918) 384-0850 8516 E. 101st Street
Suite A
Tulsa, OK 74133
Criminal and Domestic Violence
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater and University of Tulsa
A Tulsa Lawyer who has dedicated his practice of law exclusively to those charged with Domestic Assault and Battery. At the Berlin Law Firm we each do one thing and do it well. In fact, our motto is we are "Masters of One". If you are accused of Domestic Assault and Battery there is a lot at stake. Don't settle for less! There are two sides to every story and things may not always be as they seem. Domestic Abuse arrest, charges, and convictions have dire consequences. People charged with these serious offenses need knowledgeable and experienced legal representation to...
Larry V Simmons
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Cleveland, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(918) 694-3040 602 North Broadway
Cleveland, OK 74020
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights and Municipal
University of Tulsa College of Law
Larry V. Simmons is an experienced federal civil rights attorney and a veteran Oklahoma trial lawyer with 30+ years of courtroom experience. Mr. Simmons has successfully conducted more than 150 jury trials, thousands of bench trials, motion hearings and other judicial and administrative proceedings. He has successfully tried cases to juries in federal, state and municipal courts and in every one of his listed practice areas. Clients receive unmatched personal service, frank and honest advice, and aggressive representation of their interests.
Patrick T Crawley
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Midwest City, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(405) 455-1411 7023 SE 15th Street; Suite F
Midwest City, OK 73110
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Oklahoma, Oxford University, Queens College; United Kingdom and University of Central Oklahoma
Retired Career State Prosecutor: Formerly worked for Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals, Oklahoma County Assistant District Attorney and long time Assistant Attorney General: Now specializing in select criminal defense cases; drugs; robbery; burglary; sex offenses; all other felony and misdemeanor offenses. Free referral to the best attorneys for all other legal needs including traffic accidents with serious or catastrophic injury
Deborah Perdue
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Tulsa, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(918) 641-4533 1601 S Main St Ste 100
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
University of Tulsa
Sometimes life takes an unexpected turn. Whether you're fighting for custody of your children, going through a divorce, or facing criminal charges, it is normal to be afraid, anxious, and depressed. You need an aggressive advocate who will fight for your best interests. Let me be your advocate. I am passionate about my job, and I care about my clients. Together we will get you through this unexpected turn and get your life back on track.
Charles Joseph Kania
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(918) 743-2233 5319 S Lewis Ave. Ste. 120
Tulsa, OK 74105
Free ConsultationTulsa, OK Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Tulsa College of Law
Our Law Firm practices Bankruptcy, Family, Criminal, Personal injury and Workers Compensation law. We practice in all Federal and District Courts in Oklahoma
Clint James
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(918) 594-0000 525 S. Main Street
Suite 535
Tulsa, OK 74103
Tulsa, OK Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Tulsa College of Law
Clint James is part of the Wyatt Law Office. He started his career in Tulsa with a criminal defense and civil rights law firm and later became a partner in a full-service law firm in Tulsa. While in law school at the Tulsa University, he worked as a legal intern/law clerk for a number of prominent lawyers including Tom Seymour (Tulsa), Stephen Jones (Jones, Otjen & Davis in Enid), The Zurawik Firm (Tulsa) and Bob Wyatt (Oklahoma City). He also worked as a runner and staffer while in high school and college for the Law Office Szlichta & Ramsey...
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.