David DuVall has joined Graham Allen & Brown. His practice will focus on real estate and probate. (Source: Tulsa World, 2012)

Rob Fratto has joined the Litigation/Controversy practice group of the Palo Alto, California office of WilmerHale as a Staff Attorney.  (Source: WilmerHale website, 2013)

Timothy L. Rogers has been named as a member of Tulsa law firm Barrow and Grimm PC. His practice is concentrated in commercial litigation, business law and estate planning.


Leslie R. Need has joined the law firm of Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP as an associate attorney at the Anchorage, Alaska, office. Need will focus her practice on Alaska native law, civil litigation, corporate law, and municipal law.  She previously worked as a law clerk for US Magistrate Judge John D. Roberts, the Alaska Attorney General’s office and The Honorable Vanessa White of the Alaska Superior Court.  (Source: Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP press release)

Rebekah L. Guthrie announced the opening of her new office, Law Offices of Guthrie & Rivas, PLLC located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  The primary area of practice is immigration.

David S. Randolph has been named Partner at Conner & Winters, LLP.


Elizabeth G. Zeiders has been named Partner at Conner & Winters, LLP.

Emmanuel Ayuk has been elected partner at Stinson Leonard Street LLP.


E. Calvin Matthews IV has been named a partner of the law firm Guilfoil Petzall & Showmake, LLC in Saint Louis, Missouri.  Matthews is a member of the firm's litigation group.

Matt Pelikan is now a partner at Williams Venker & Sanders.

Landon Dirickson has been named a partner in the Nashville, Tenn. based law firm of Davis Dirickson, PLLC (formerly Ansel L. Davis & Associates, PLLC).


Brian McKay has joined the US Attorney's office in Dallas, Texas, in the appellate section/criminal division.

John Paul Truskett
has opened the Truskett Law Firm PLLC. His practice focuses on personal injury and workers compensation cases.

Angelique EagleWoman has published Mastering American Indian Law. EagleWoman is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Idaho College of Law. (Source: Carolina Academic Press) 


John D. Dale has been named to the GableGotwals 2014 board of directors.

Ryan Roberts has joined Graham Allen & Brown in Tulsa.  He works in personal injury and worker’s compensation. (Source:  Tulsa World, 2012)


Noah Fontanez is practicing in Tulsa and throughout Oklahoma as the founder of the Fontanez Law Firm, PLC.  His diverse legal background includes business law, estate planning and probate, family law and divorce, oil and gas rights, personal injury, and landlord-tenant law.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Fontanez served for over five years as an officer in the US Marine Corps.  He then practiced for six years as a lawyer in the Army’s Judge Advocate General  Corps (JAG).  (Source: fontanezlaw.com, 2012)

Alex Hart joined his present firm, Hall Williamson & Hart, PC, in December 2010. Prior to that, he worked as an associate attorney for two other Albany, Georgia firms. Alex's practice focuses on real estate matters, including litigation and tax sale foreclosures. He also represents clients in litigation involving estates and businesses.



Kimberly Moore-Waite was recently selected to serve as the Housing Advocacy Coordinator for Legal Aid services of Oklahoma.  As part of Legal Aid Services’ Advocacy Team, Moore-Waite is charged with assisting the agency in drafting litigation to address the underlying cause of poverty in Oklahoma.  She serves as secretary of the Tulsa County Bar Association (TCBA) Board of Directors and is the Chair of theTCBF/TCBA 2012-2013 Law Week Committee.  (Source: Legal Aid Services press release, 2013) 

Courtney Selby, Associate Dean for Information Services, Director of the Law Library, and Associate Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School in Hempstead, New York, has been named one of the 2013 'Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40' by The National LGBT Bar Association.  (Source: National LGBT Bar Association press release, 2013)

Rob Killen was recently elected chair-elect for the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and will serve as chairman of the board in 2015.


In Memoriam

Leah Phelps White ('04)

Justice Houston Shirley  ('04)

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