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Why You Should Consider Hiring Franden | Farris | Quillin | Goodnight + Roberts

  High caliber and intelligent lawyers, paralegals, and staff that have practical and common sense knowledge of best litigation practices; Well respected ethical lawyers with substantial experience in high profile and large loss matters; Services performed by lowest hourly rate personnel qualified for the task when appropriate; Technology such as video conferencing used to avoid …

Joseph Farris on the Cover of 2014 Super Lawyer Magazine

Joseph Farris was selected as the 2014 featured lawyer for Oklahoma Super Lawyer magazine.  You can view Joe’s article and the full publication at Oklahoma Super Lawyers Magazine.

Michael O’Malley Named a Partner

Franden | Farris | Quillin | Goodnight + Roberts is pleased to announce Michael O’Malley as partner.   Mr. O’Malley concentrates his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on family, transportation, and commercial litigation.   Michael is a member of the Defense Research Institute, Oklahoma and Tulsa County Bar Associations, and Wheaton Hall Chapter of American Inns …

2014 Franden Farris Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

“Super Lawyers” in Oklahoma are nominated by their peers, evaluated by researchers who review online databases and legal publications, and information supplied by lawyers. Candidates are grouped according to their practice areas, and a point system is used to determine the winning lawyers. Joe Farris is among the Top 10 Super Lawyers in Oklahoma. Paula …

New Oklahoma Statutes Effective November 1, 2014

Oklahoma has 186 new laws going into effect on November 1, 2014.  This article will address just the statutes we might routinely encounter. This summary hits the high points; there’s too many new laws to get into detail. HB 2372 – prohibits employers from requiring access to personal online social media accounts of employees, from …

2013 Franden Farris Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Eleven Franden Farris lawyers (85% of the firm’s practicing lawyers) are among Oklahoma’s Super Lawyers for 2013. “Super Lawyers” in Oklahoma are nominated by their peers, evaluated by researchers who review online databases and legal publications, and information supplied by lawyers. Candidates are grouped according to their practice areas, and a point system is used to determine …

Codified Protections for Product Manufacturers, Sellers, & Distributors, 76 O.S. Section 57.2

On April 28, 2014, Oklahoma House Bill Number OK547HB 3365 (“HB 3365”) passed. The new statute relates to product liability actions, will be codified at 76 O.S. § 57.2, and becomes effective November 1, 2014. The statute will likely be considered substantive and only apply to claims accruing after November 1, 2014. The statute provides …

Jason Goodnight & Jeremy Ward Trial Victory

Jason Goodnight and Jeremy Ward successfully defended a national trucking company during a week long trial in the Western District of Oklahoma, federal court. Plaintiff alleged severe, permanent, and disabling injuries. During the prosecution of his claim, Plaintiff’s injuries and damages were supported by five expert witnesses. Plaintiff’s verdict request was in excess of $5,000,000. …

Joseph Farris 2014 Best Lawyers of America

The 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers of America recognized Joseph Farris in Legal Malpractice Defense.  Congratulations to Joe!

Oklahoma Amends Discovery Statute

OKLAHOMA LEGISLATURE AMENDS DISCOVERY STATUTE House Bill 3375 becomes effective November 1, 2014.  It is procedural in nature, so it will immediately apply in all cases on November 1, 2014, regardless of when they were filed or when the cause of action accrued. House Bill 3375 amends 12 O.S. § 3226(A)(1) by including that parties …

Amended and Revised Oklahoma Civil Jury Instructions

On March 23, 2014 the Oklahoma Supreme Court, based on recommendations by the Oklahoma Supreme Court Committee for Uniform Civil Jury Instructions, adopted 43 new or revised uniform civil jury instructions. In Re: Amendments to the Oklahoma Uniform Jury Instructions, 2014 OK 17.  The Opinion was not immediately released for publication to allow 30 days …