Elk City, Oklahoma Family Lawyers

Elk City, OK Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(405) 225-2010 PO Box 1748
Elk City, OK 73648
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Tulsa College of Law
Jason Perkins
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El Reno, OK Family Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(405) 593-2662 221 S. Bickford Ave.
El Reno, OK 73036
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, 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.
Linda M. Pizzini
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Yukon, OK Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(405) 265-2845 508 West Vandament Ave. Suite 308
Yukon, OK 73099
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Oklahoma College of Law and University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Family Law Attorney with experience in the field of Divorce, Custody, Adoption, Guardianship and Juvenile matters. Also Experienced as the Head of Investigations for OKDHS in the Office of Client Advocacy. While there our office conducted investigations of allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation of Vulnerable Adults or Juveniles in out of home placements above foster care. This experience has given me a unique ability to represent clients in Juvenile and Family Law matters that involve allegations of abuse and neglect. I also have experience at the Juvenile Center dealing with Children who are alleged...
A. Craig Yarborough
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Woodward, OK Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(580) 254-5553 Woodward, OK 73801
Family, Criminal, DUI and Employment
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Mr. Yarborough has earned a solid reputation in the state of Oklahoma with over two decades of law experience and has represented hundreds of clients with criminal charges both felony and misdemeanor cases including but not limited to Accelerations, Actual Physical Control, Arson, Assault & Battery, Bail Bond Reductions, Burglary, CDS, Domestic Abuse, Drunk Driving, DUI/ DWI, Drug Charges, Intent to Distribute, Juvenile, Manufacturing, Marijuana, Modifications, Molestation, Murder, Possession of Paraphernalia, Prescription Drugs, Rape, Revocations, Robbery, Sex Crimes, Theft, Traffic Violations, and Expungement of Records.
Mr. H. David Hanes
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Yukon, OK Family Law Lawyer
(405) 354-2833 508 W. Vandament, Suite 300
Yukon, OK 73099
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
Born Feb.7 1956, Oklahoma City, OK; University of Oklahoma Law School 1979-82; Law Review Board of Editors 1980-81. Practice includes Bankruptcy, Business Law, Trusts, Estates, Divorce, Personal Injury, and litigation in all of these areas. Please see haneslaw.net for more information.
Steven A. Barker
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Yukon, OK Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(405) 265-2845 508 W. Vandament, Suite 308
Yukon, OK 73099
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Estate Planning
Oklahoma City University
Ferris J. Barger
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Yukon, OK Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(405) 265-2845 508 West Vandament Ave. Suite 310
Yukon, OK 73099
Family, Administrative, Estate Planning and Social Security Disability
Oklahoma City University
Christopher Allen Arledge
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Mustang, OK Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(405) 376-0911 P.O. Box 355
Mustang, OK 73064
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Lawton, OK Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(580) 248-8004 716 SW A Ave
Lawton, OK 73501
Family, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Frederick, OK Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(580) 335-3710 PO Box 97
Frederick, OK 73542
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
SMU Dedman School of Law
Yukon, OK Family Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(405) 650-4037 11145 Folkstone Drive
Yukon, OK 73099
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
South Texas College of Law
Yukon, OK Family Law Lawyer
(405) 577-7703 520 Pointe Parkway Blvd.
Yukon, OK 73099
Family
El Reno, OK Family Law Attorney
(405) 295-2929 100 N Rock Island Ave
El Reno, OK 73036
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Brian Boeheim
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Tulsa, OK Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
616 S Boston Ave
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Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
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 3 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...
Robert Donald Gifford II
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(405) 810-5406 305 NW 5th Street, Suite 2682
Oklahoma City, OK 73101
Oklahoma City, OK Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
Family, 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...
T. Luke Barteaux
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Tulsa, OK Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(918) 633-5615 1630 S Main St
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Juvenile
University of Tulsa College of Law
Timothy Luke Barteaux is currently a Cherokee Nation District Court Judge. He was born in Norman, Oklahoma and grew up in northeastern Oklahoma where he attended Metro Christian Academy. After completion of high school, he went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs and Administration from the University of Oklahoma before obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law. While attending the University of Oklahoma, he became a member of Alpha Tau Omega and while attending the University of Tulsa, he became a member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity and...
Keegan Kelley Harroz
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Oklahoma City, OK Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(405) 568-4318 625 NW 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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.
S. Douglas Elliott
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Edmond, OK Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(405) 657-2323 2133 N. Kelly, Suite 100
Edmond, OK 73003
Free ConsultationFamily, Military and Nursing Home
University of Oklahoma
I have spent over 25 years assisting military members in divorces, administrative hearings, or more serious matters such as murder trials or less serious encounters with the criminal justice system. This experience along with my four years of administering seven nursing homes while the Executive Director of Veterans Affairs has supplied me with the knowledge to assist my clients with superior knowledge to navigate the criminal and civil pitfalls when a crisis occurs. I was consulted by the State legislators on the legislation that now exists to protect the rights of deployed parents...
Katherine R. Mazaheri
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Oklahoma City, OK Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(405) 414-2222 3000 W. Memorial Road, Ste. 230
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Family, Divorce, Employment and Immigration
Oklahoma City University
Attorney Katherine R. Mazaheri-Franze is the managing attorney at Mazaheri Law Firm. Since 2009, her role has been to prop up a passionate group of zealous advocates, providing straight-forward legal services with compassion and integrity. The Mazaheri Law Firm has grown from a solo practice to a burgeoning law firm with multiple skilled attorneys and dedicated support staff. In a short time, Mazaheri Law Firm has gained a powerful reputation for taking on cases that attack various social injustices, leading to extensive recoveries for clients in cases of employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon race, gender, national origin, sexual...
Chris Smith
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Oklahoma City, OK Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(405) 261-8099 252 NW 70th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
Family, Business and Personal Injury
University of Oklahoma College of Law
As one of the notable Oklahoma City family law and business attorneys at Smith Simmons, PLLC, Chris Smith has been handling family law and business & civil litigation for countless individuals and business entities. With decades of experience, he understands that business and personal matters are always connected with each other, and that is why Attorney Smith strives hard to become a strategic partner in both your business and personal life. When you retain his counsel, you get the legal services of a Journal Record Achiever Under 40 as well as a Super Lawyer Rising Star for three consecutive years....
Aaron Bundy
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Sapulpa, OK Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(918) 208-0129 26 South Park
Sapulpa, OK 74066
Family, Criminal, Divorce 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...
Edward G Lindsey
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Tulsa, OK Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(918) 587-0097 427 South Boston Ave
Suite 922
Tulsa, OK 74103
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Foreclosure Defense
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...
Pete David Louden
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Norman, OK Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(405) 919-8355 115 S Peters Suite 8 D
Norman, OK 73069
Family
Oklahoma City University
I am Norman Fathers Rights Attorney Pete D. Louden. My passion is men's rights/father's rights and it is the sole focus of my practice. I handle child custody, divorce, paternity, visitation, and child support cases. I have been an attorney in Norman, OK. since 1998.
Melissa Oxford
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Tulsa, OK Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(918) 796-5713 1874 S. Boulder Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Cannabis Law and Divorce
University of Arkansas School of Law
Melissa Oxford is from Webb City, a small town outside of Joplin, Missouri. She went to University of Arkansas for undergraduate studies and later attended the University of Arkansas School of Law. While in law school Melissa met her husband, Ben, a native Tulsan. Following graduation, Melissa and Ben moved to Tulsa and she began practicing law in September 2010. Initially, Melissa worked for a well-respected private law firm practicing workers' compensation defense. She sharpened her trial skills, took hundreds of depositions, and became an excellent negotiator by participating in numerous mediations. As a result of her hard work and...
Allyson Dow
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Norman, OK Family Law Attorney
(405) 605-0681 480 24th Ave NW, Ste. 200-5
Norman, OK 73069
Family and Divorce
Allyson Dow has been in private practice since 2012. Prior to being an attorney, she was an internal auditor with an accounting firm. Allyson Dow was the Chair of the Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section for 2017-2018. Allyson represents clients in custody battles, alimony issues, property disputes, and debt allocation disagreements. She serves as Guardian Ad Litem representing the best interests of children. She has been named Super Lawyer Rising Star for the past 4 years.
Douglas J. Smith
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Norman, OK Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(405) 360-2660 104 E. Eufaula St.
Norman, OK 73069
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Douglas J. Smith, Attorney for the Smith Law Office, P.C. is conveniently located across the street, southwest of the Cleveland County District Court House in Norman, Oklahoma focusing on Criminal Law, DUI/ DWI, Expungement Law, Family Law and Personal Injury cases since 1990. Mr. Smith has earned a solid reputation in the state of Oklahoma with over two decades of law experience and has handled thousands of cases with favorable results. When your future is on the line, you need an experienced and knowledgeable local attorney on your side that will fight for your rights. Let...
Moura A J Robertson
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Tulsa, OK Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(800) 564-3078 Two West Second Street
Suite 700
Tulsa, OK 74103-3117
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Tulsa
Moura practices exclusively in the area of divorce litigation and trials, Family Law mediation and collaborative divorce. Her cases include high-asset property division, small businesses and professional practices, executive compensation, support alimony issues, child custody disputes, joint custody plans and child support issues, father's rights and enforcement of visitation, contempt citations, modifications of child custody and support, and modification of support alimony.
Greg Wilson
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Shawnee, OK Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(405) 275-9994 502 N. Broadway
Shawnee, OK 74801
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Greg Wilson was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on February 26, 1969. He was raised in Tecumseh and graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1987. He received his bachelor’s degree in 1993 from Oklahoma State University with a double major in Accounting and Agricultural Economics. He then attended Oklahoma City University Law School where he focused on personal injury, family law, and criminal defense. During law school, he worked as a licensed legal intern in the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission legal department. Greg learned personal injury while working at White Law Firm in Oklahoma City. He then worked at the Pottawatomie...
Deborah Perdue
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Tulsa, OK Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(918) 641-4533 1601 S Main St Ste 100
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce 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.
John S. Stratton
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Edmond, OK Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(405) 525-2766 2964 Via Esperanza
Edmond, OK 73013
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Lindsey Willis Andrews
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Oklahoma City, OK Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(405) 760-5855 1901 N. Classen, Ste. 203
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Family and Divorce
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Lindsey W. Andrews has practiced divorce and family law in Oklahoma since 2004. As a certified mediator and frequent Guardian Ad Litem for children, she is dedicated to helping families seek and achieve the best results for their families.
Samuel Talley
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Norman, OK Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(405) 364-8300 219 E Main Street
Norman, OK 73069
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Temple University Beasley School of Law and University of Oklahoma College of Law
I have built my career and reputation from my father’s example – we were made to serve others, to never ever quit trying to succeed and most importantly we will never give in to our fear in trying to accomplish these things. We have fear – but we are programmed not to give into it…ever. With this core belief system, my family and now our firm has had the privilege and honor of helping thousands of Oklahomans find good legal results and also, we hope they found the best of themselves in their journeys in the Oklahoma legal system with...
M. Shane Henry
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Tulsa, OK Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(918) 933-4333 1616 S. Main Street
Tulsa, OK 74119
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Tulsa
M. Shane Henry is an AV Preeminent Rated Trial Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2006. Mr. Henry’s practice is focused on Trial Advocacy. He is certified to practice law by the Supreme Court of Oklahoma and is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association, Creek County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Henry is a section member of the Family Law Division of the Oklahoma Bar Association and serves as a committee member for Continuing Legal...
Matthew Ryan Price
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Muskogee, OK Family Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(918) 683-0309 330 N. 4TH STREET
Muskogee, OK 74401
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Matthew R. Price is an attorney in Muskogee and partner at Hammons & Price, PLLC. He represents clients in criminal defense and family law. Mr. Price served as an Assistant District Attorney in Muskogee County from January of 2016 through December of 2017.

Mr. Price earned his Bachelor's Degree in Social Studies Education from Northeastern State University in May 2012. He received his Juris Doctor from the OU College of Law in May 2015.

Mr. Price is admitted to practice law in the courts of the state of Oklahoma, the United States District Court for Eastern District of Oklahoma, the United...
Dustin Gower
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Oklahoma City, OK Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(405) 608-6858 3140 W. Britton Rd.
Suite 204
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Dustin Gower specializes in Family Law matters and is the owner of Gower Law Offices. Dustin earned his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Cameron University in 2002 before graduating with his Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2005.

Dustin spent the first five years of his law career working for the Department of Human Services Child Support Division. While working for the Department of Human Services, Dustin was responsible for reviewing thousands of cases while making numerous court appearances. Afterwards he worked for two years as a Family Law attorney at the Law Office at Indian...
Melissa F Cornell
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Tulsa, OK Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(918) 574-8901 2504 E. 21st Street
Suite A
Tulsa, OK 74114
Family and Divorce
University of Tulsa College of Law
Melissa Cornell grew up in a household with a strong working mother as a role model. Seeing how hard her mother worked to make ends meet for her family, Ms. Cornell learned that hard work is the best and most rewarding way to achieve any goal, and to overcome any obstacle. She decided from a young age that she wanted to work hard for others, and decided to become an attorney. Since Ms. Cornell began practicing law over ten years ago, she decided to focus on family law and issues involving families. No matter your...
Frank Hagedorn
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Tulsa, OK Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(918) 494-3611 6914 S Yorktown Ave., Suite 112
Tulsa, OK 74136
Family, Business, Divorce and Probate
University of Tulsa College of Law
Frank Hagedorn is a Senior Level attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma with over 35 years of experience in Divorce and Family Law, Child Custody and Criminal and Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Employment Law, Business and Contract Law, Probate and Trust Law, Estate Planning. Frank Hagedorn graduated from the University of Tulsa School of Law.

After graduating from Law School from the University of Tulsa, Frank worked as an Assistant Prosecutor for Tulsa County from 1968-1972. After leaving the District Attorney's Office, he served as Director of the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation form 1973-1974. In 1975 he began his...
Andrea Lea Worden
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Norman, OK Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(405) 360-8036 109 E. Tonhawa St.
Norman, OK 73069
Free ConsultationFamily, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Being charged with a criminal case is a stressful time for anyone – both your freedoms and your future are at stake. That’s just one reason why it is so crucial to choose a criminal defense attorney whose primary practice is criminal defense and will give you the personal and professional attention you deserve. We at Worden Law Firm pride ourselves in doing just that. We treat our clients with the utmost respect while providing them with the highest level of legal guidance.
Charles Joseph Kania
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(918) 743-2233 5319 S Lewis Ave. Ste. 120
Tulsa, OK 74105
Free ConsultationTulsa, OK Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
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
Hans Otto Lehr
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(918) 527-2217 1800 South Baltimore Avenue
Suite 825
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationTulsa, OK Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Tulsa College of Law
Hans Otto Lehr is a founding member of Oxford Lehr, PLLC., and an ambitious attorney who works hard to best serve his clients' legal needs and be an outstanding example for his family.

Ingenuity and resourcefulness are key, and he employs both to get any job done ethically and efficiently. He takes a poised and levelheaded approach to solving complex legal matters in any area of law.

His clients are extremely important to him; he prides himself on maintaining excellent relationships with existing clients.
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