Martin A. Frey

Martin Frey

Emeritus Professor of LawJohn Rogers Hall 236
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Martin A. Frey is Professor Emeritus at The University of Tulsa College of Law.  He earned a B.S.M.E. from Northwestern University, a J.D. from Washington University (St. Louis) School of Law, and an LL.M. from George Washington University.

He is a member of the Oklahoma and Missouri Bar Associations, a Senior Settlement Judge for the United States District Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma.  He was the Reporter for the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, an inspector for the ABA's Committee on Accreditation and Admissions to the Bar and the Co-Director of the Center on Dispute Resolution at The University of Tulsa College of Law.

Prior to retiring, Professor Frey taught in the areas of Contracts, Secured Transactions, Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution, and Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiating.

Professor Frey is a co-author of Frey & Frey, Introduction to the Law of Contracts (Delmar Learning/Thomson, West Legal Studies 4th ed. 2007); Frey, Frey & Swinson, an Introduction to Bankruptcy Law (Delmar Learning/Thomson, West Legal Studies 5th ed. 2006); Frey & Frey, Essentials of Contract Law (Delmar Learning/Thomson, West Legal Studies 2001); Bucholtz, Tatum, and Frey, A Student’s Guide to Law School Competitions (Carolina Academic Press 2001); and author of Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution (Delmar Learning/Thomson, West Legal Studies 2002).

In 1981, Professor Frey was selected as a recipient of The University of Tulsa's Distinguished Teacher Award.  Over the years, Professor Frey has been selected by the students at the law school on a half a dozen occasions as outstanding professor.  Upon his retirement he received a Lifetime Service Award from the Tulsa Alumni and the Tulsa Law Review Outstanding Professor Award.

In addition to having taught at The University of Tulsa, Professor Frey has taught at Drake University and Texas Tech University and has been a visiting professor at Washington University (St. Louis), The University of Maine, The University of Alabama (John J. Sparkman Visiting Professor of Law), Wake Forest University, and Stetson University.

Professor Frey is listed in Who's Who in American as well as in Who's Who in American Law.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • B.S.M.E. (mechanical engineering), Northwestern University, 1962
  • J.D. (law), Washington University (St. Louis), 1965
  • LL.M. (law), George Washington University, 1966

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Contracts
  • Commercial Law (Uniform Commercial Code
  • Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Drake (1966-67)
  • Texas Tech University (1967-76)
  • The University of Tulsa (1976-2001), emeritus after 2001

  • Visiting Professor at:
  • The University of Maine
  • Washington University
  • University of Alabama
  • Wake Forest University
  • Stetson University

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Senior Adjunct Settlement Judge for the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern District of Oklahoma

Professional Affiliations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association