Focus Areas of Practice

  • Adoptions – represent adoptive parents, biological parents and children through all aspects of adoption from termination of parental rights through finalization.

  • Appellant Advocacy – represent and assist parties through the appeals process before the Oklahoma Supreme Court, in various matters related to family law, real property and construction defense.

  • Construction Defect Litigation – represent property owners, contractors, suppliers and Design Professionals in matters involving claims of defective construction on residential, multi-family, commercial, and industrial properties.

  • Employment Law – represent clients in all aspects of employee/employer relations, including counseling employers and employees on employment related matters from wrongful termination to discrimination.

  • Environmental and Toxic Tort Defense – represent industry members, including energy companies, agricultural operators, and manufacturers faced with claims for environmental releases or contamination alleged to cause property, natural resource or personal injuries.

  • Family Law – represent individuals and families in matters involving divorce, child custody, child support, guardianships and other family matters.

  • General Commercial Litigation – represent business and individual clients in disputes arising from contractual relationships and torts.

  • Guardianship – represent clients seeking guardianship of minor children, elderly parents, special needs children entering adulthood and other incapacitated individuals to safeguard their person and property.

  • Personal Injury – represent individuals suffering personal injury as a result of negligence and other torts.

  • Professional Liability Defense – represent business and individual clients faced with claims of professional negligence.

  • Wills, Estates, Trusts and Probate – represent trustees, heirs and administrators in the handling and administration of estates and trusts. Assist individuals in establishing estate and trust plans.
Miranda R. Russell 

Admissions

  • Oklahoma
  • Missouri
  • All United States District Courts in Oklahoma
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Organizations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association Leadership Academy - 2018 Graduate
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Women in Law Committee - 2019 Co-Chair of Tulsa Social Networking Subcommittee
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Women in Law Committee - 2020 Vice Chair
  • American Inns of Court, Hudson-Hall Wheaton Chapter - Member

Professional Honors

  • Oklahoma Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2018, 2019

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, OK, 2007
    • Dean's Honor Roll - Fall 2004, Fall 2006
    • Merit-Based Scholarship Award, 2005-2006
    • CALI Awards for Excellence in Achievement:
      •    Criminal Law, Spring 2005
      •    Family Law, Fall 2005
      •    Native American and Indigenous Rights, Spring 2006
      •    Evidence Workshop, Fall 2006
      • Energy Law Journal
        •    Staff Member, Fall 2005
        •    Year in Review Editor, Spring 2006
        •    Senior Staff Member, Fall 2006, Spring 2007
        •    Outstanding Year in Review Member, Spring 2007
        • American Bar Association, Law School Division, Vice President, 2006 to 2007
        • Oklahoma Bar Association Outstanding Family Law Student, 2006
    • B.A. in Political Science, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, 2004
      • Deans Honor Roll, Spring 2004
      • Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, Treasurer