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Lynn Mares

Lynn Mares


  • Legal research, appellate advocacy, strategic case planning in personal injury law, insurance litigation and products liability


  • Joined Abel Law Firm in 1985, when admitted to Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Clerked and interned with Abel Law Firm, 1983-1985
  • Interned with Cleveland County Legal Aid, 1984-1985
  • Instructor in Evidence, University of Oklahoma Department of Legal Assistant Education, 1996-2006
  • Licensed to practice law in State of Washington (inactive)
  • Admitted to practice in: All Oklahoma and Washington state trial and appellate courts, U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma, U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Supreme Court


  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice, Member
  • Washington State Bar Association (inactive)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member; Legal Assistant Services committee, 2007
  • Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association, Advisory Board, 2004
  • National Association Of Counsel For Children, 2005-2006
  • Outstanding Service Award, Law & You Foundation, 1993
  • Mona Lambird Service to Children Award, Outstanding Volunteer, 2001
  • Oklahoma Lawyers for Children, Board Member, 2003-2006
  • “AV” rating, Martindale-Hubbell, May 8, 2000


  • Juris Doctor Degree, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 1985
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, summa cum laude, University of Albuquerque, 1967


  • Spanish

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