Patrick O’Hara Jr.



Patrick O'Hara, Jr.
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Areas of Practice

  • Oil and Gas Law

  • Oil and Gas Litigation

  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death

  • Environmental Litigation

  • Ad Valorem Tax Litigation

  • Business/Corporate Law and Litigation

  • Class Action Litigation

  • Insurance/Bad Faith Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma

    • J.D. - 1995

    • Honors: With highest honors

  • Oklahoma State University

    • B.S. - 1992

    • Major: Speech Communication


  • Spoke at the 2018 Oklahoma Oil & Gas, Mineral and Land Conference, Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

  • Spoke at the 2014 Western Oklahoma Land, Water, Wind and Mineral Conference concerning land, water and mineral issues

  • Spoke at the National Trust Real Estate Association 2013 Educational/Development Forum, Cox Convention Center, concerning land and mineral owner issues

  • OBA/CLE event AG Futures: The Latest Developments in Agriculture Law and Their Projected Impact on Oklahoma Ag Producers and Landowners—Landowner Rights in Today’s Oil Patch

  • Spoke on oil and gas issues at the Adult Continuing Education Conference sponsored by Southwestern Oklahoma State University

  • Spoke at the 2011 Legislative Breakfast

  • Spoke at the 2010 Energy and Estate Planning Seminar in Clinton, Oklahoma, sponsored by First Bank & Trust Company of Clinton

  • Business & Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Ch. 79 on Energy Law (contributing author)

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, Oil and Gas Law, 2018-2019

  • Oklahoma Super Lawyers, 2011 - 2014, 2016-2019

  • Gerald B. Klein & Jack L. Brown Award, Oklahoma Bar Foundation, 2018

  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation, President’s Award, 2016

  • Oklahoma Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2009

  • Order of the Coif

  • American Jurisprudence Award recipient in Antitrust, Civil Procedure I, Legal Research & Writing, Torts I, Torts II and Trial Techniques

  • Member/Note Editor, Oklahoma Law Review

  • Rayburn L. Foster Memorial Scholarship, 1994

  • George B. Frasier Memorial Scholarship, 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, President Elect, 2019

  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Energy and Natural Resources Law Section, Secretary, 2019

  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, Vice President, 2018

  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, Grants & Awards Committee Chair, 2016-2018

  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Energy and Natural Resources Law Section, Budget Director, 2018

  • American Association for Justice

  • Custer County Bar Association

  • Oklahoma Bar Association

  • Fellow, Oklahoma Bar Foundation

  • Oklahoma County Bar Association

  • Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association

  • Other Memberships, Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association; American Angus Association; Oklahoma Quail Forever; Quality Deer Management Association; Ducks Unlimited

Other Interests & Memberships

  • Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association

  • American Angus Association

  • Oklahoma Quail Forever

  • Quality Deer Management Association

  • Ducks Unlimited