Tisdal & O'Hara Receives Best Law Firm Honor

Tisdal & O'Hara Receives Best Law Firm Honor
TISDAL & O'HARA has been selected to the 2016 Edition of "Best Law Firms," which is published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Firms included in the 2015 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. This is the fourth consecutive year that TISDAL & O'HARA has received this honor.

To see the 2016 "Best Law Firms" rankings in their entirety, please visit bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

Luke Adams Named To The Oklahoma Bar Journal Board of Editors

Luke Adams was appointed to the Oklahoma Bar Journal Board of Editors, which reads and selects articles to be published in the Oklahoma Bar Journal and chooses the recipient of the Golden Quill Award presented at the Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Meeting. The Oklahoma Bar Journal publishes 34 issues annually and is circulated to over 16,000 attorney members of the Oklahoma Bar Association. Please visit www.okbar.org/members/BarJournal.aspx for more information.

Patrick O'Hara, Jr. Named To The Oklahoma Bar Foundation Board of Trustees

Patrick O'Hara, Jr. was named to the Oklahoma Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. The Oklahoma Bar Foundation (OBF) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1949 by members of the Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) to accomplish law-related charitable good works statewide. The OBF provides grant funding for:

  • free legal assistance to the poor and elderly;
  • safe haven for the abused;
  • protection and legal assistance to children;
  • law-related education programs for the public (including Oklahoma school children);
  • law student scholarships for those we expect to follow our charge;
  • other activities that improve the quality of justice for all Oklahomans.

OBF Grants total more than $10 million since founding and some $5 million of that amount was within the last five years alone. Please visit okbarfoundation.org for more information.

Tisdal & O'Hara Receives Best Law Firm Honor

TISDAL & O'HARA has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2015 Edition of "Best Law Firms" rankings, which is published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Firms included in the 2015 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. This is the third consecutive year that TISDAL & O'HARA has received this honor.

To see the 2015 "Best Law Firms" rankings in their entirety, please visit bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

Mart Tisdal Receives Eugene Kuntz Award

Clinton attorney Mart Tisdal was recently recognized as the 2013 Eugene Kuntz Award recipient at the annual Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law and Policy in Oklahoma City. The Eugene Kuntz Award was established in 1993 to honor Eugene Kuntz, a national expert on oil and gas law, former dean, and oil and gas law professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. The award is sponsored by the University of Oklahoma College of Law and is presented annually to an attorney that has made major contributions to the field of natural resources law and policy. The Eugene Kuntz Award is one of the most respected awards given to attorneys in the field.

Tisdal is a 1966 graduate of Clinton High School, a 1970 graduate of the University of Oklahoma and a 1976 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He has been practicing law in Clinton since 1988. In 2010, he, along with Pat O'Hara and Patrick O'Hara, Jr., formed the firm of Tisdal & O'Hara, which has offices in both Oklahoma City and Clinton.

Tisdal is a member of both the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Attorneys Mutual Insurance Company and the Board of Visitors of the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He is also a fellow with the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Bar Association, and the Oklahoma Bar Foundation. In 2011 and 2013, Tisdal was named Oklahoma Lawyer of the Year in Oil and Gas Law by Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, in 2012 he was named Oklahoma Lawyer of the Year in Mass Tort Litigation by Best Lawyers in America.

Tisdal serves clients in a wide array of practice areas including oil and gas law and complex civil litigation in the areas of ad valorem taxation of energy-related property, business law, commercial disputes, and county government representation.

Mart Tisdal (center); Owen L. Anderson, Eugene Kuntz Chair of Law in Oil, Gas and Natural Resources at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and past recipient (fourth from left); Joseph Harroz. Jr., Dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Law (third from right); and past recipients (left to right) Philip D. Hart, Mark D. Christiansen, R. Clark Musser, Jack Horner and Henry Hood.

Mart Tisdal (center); Owen L. Anderson, Eugene Kuntz Chair of Law in Oil, Gas and Natural Resources at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and past recipient (fourth from left); Joseph Harroz. Jr., Dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Law (third from right); and past recipients (left to right) Philip D. Hart, Mark D. Christiansen, R. Clark Musser, Jack Horner and Henry Hood.

Mart with his wife, Marian.

Mart with his wife, Marian, reside in Clinton.

Mart Tisdal Appointed Vice Chair of OAMIC Board

Mart Tisdal was appointed to serve as vice chair of the Oklahoma Attorneys Mutual Insurance Company (OAMIC) board for the 2013 term. Mart has served on the OAMIC Board of Directors since 1995.

"It is an honor to have Mart as an integral part of OAMIC's board leadership team. Throughout his career, Mart has distinguished himself as both a strong advocate for our organization and for the entire Oklahoma legal community. I know Mart's contribution to our organization will help OAMIC remain the most reliable and exceptional attorneys' malpractice insurer in Oklahoma," said OAMIC President Phil Fraim.

Founded in 1980, OAMIC is the only lawyers' professional liability insurer owned and managed by Oklahoma attorneys for the benefit of Oklahoma attorneys. In addition to competitive rates, broad coverage, and exceptional customer service, OAMIC also offers Oklahoma attorneys ancillary products such as court bonds, workers compensation insurance, and a comprehensive office package policy that provides property and general liability coverage specifically designed for law firms. For more information, please visit www.oamic.com.

Tisdal & O'Hara Named 2013 Best Law Firm

TISDAL & O'HARA is pleased to announce that it has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 Edition of "Best Law Firms," published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm was recognized for its outstanding work in oil and gas law in the Oklahoma City area. The 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings, presented in tiers, highlight law firms in a variety of practice areas. The firm was included in the listing after a rigorous evaluation process that included lawyer, client, and peer review evaluations. For more information, please visit www.bestlawfirms.com.