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  • Congratulations to New Oklahoma Attorney Jacob Masters

     Jacob Masters  Jacob Masters officially entered the ranks of Oklahoma attorneys when he was sworn in on September 22, 2015. We are proud to have Jacob join our team of attorneys. Jacob has served as a law clerk and intern for Travis Law Office since 2013.   Read More...

  • OIL Reunion and Draft: Yahoo Sports Followup

      Justin C. Cliburn of Travis Law Office pulled off an amazing reunion and draft party for his Oklahoma Army National Guard Unit fantasy football league, the OklahomIraqis League or OIL. Through Justin's efforts, these former Guardsmen enjoyed a fully funded reunion, toured the stadium where the Dallas Cowboys play, and then held their draft party in the stadium.   Read More...

  • How to Check for Liens for Your Client in Oklahoma, Cleveland, and Canadian Counties

    Staying up-to-date on your client's liens and subrogation claims is critical as you move toward resolving their case. Use this guide to find new and updated medical liens in your client's name.(See Rex Travis' most recent Malpractice Avoidance CLE materials for a complete discussion of the impact of not resolving client's liens and subrogation: “Keeping Your Money and Your Law License - Malpractice Avoidance and Ethics for Trial Lawyers.”)Check for Liens for Your Clie...  Read More...

  • Retroactive Application of Statutes

    Retroactive Application of Statutes By Rex Travis  Copyright 2014 Rex Travis             The “default” rule is that statutes apply prospectively only. If the statue creates, enlarges or diminishes vested or contractual rights then it applies prospectively absent clear legislative intent. Statutes that are merely procedural can be applied retroactively and can apply to pending actions or procedures.   Read More...

  • Rex Travis' 2014 CLE Materials Available

    Our CLE page is freshly updated with downloadable PDF versions of Mr. Travis' and Mr. Kouri's 2014 CLE written materials.   Read More...

  • Extraordinary People – Veterans Tribute

    Originally published in the Oklahoma County Bar Association’s October 2014 Briefcase Sometimes ordinary people do extraordinary things and become . . .well .   Read More...

  • "Caps" On Damages Ruin Health Care

    Spread the word: According to the Center for Justice & Democracy's Fact Sheet, new studies show medical malpractice damage caps actually undermine the quality of patient care while not providing the promised benefits of lower costs and more physicians. Please read and spread the word!   Read More...

  • New study shows savings from 'tort reform' are mythical

    New study shows that the savings from 'tort reform' are mythical, LOS ANGELES TIMES: The winners: insurance companies. The losers: women and families with infants. Please read and oppose tort reform.   Read More...

  • Oklahoma City Lock-Up

    Dear Friends and Colleagues: If you’ve ever wanted to see a lawyer dragged off to jail, you’re about to get your wish. At noon on September 4th, they’ll drag me kicking and screaming off to jail. Okay, maybe not kicking and screaming, because it’s not a real jail.   Read More...

  • Secure Your Own Mask First and Then Assist Others

    by Rex Travis Originally published in the Oklahoma County Bar Association's August 2014 Briefcase.  We’ve all been on an airliner and had a flight attendant instruct us: In the event of a loss of cabin pressure, an oxygen mask will deploy from above you. Pull the mask toward you, secure your mask, and breathe normally. If you are traveling with others who need assistance, please secure your own mask first and then assist others.   Read More...

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