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Lynn Mares

Lynn Mares

FOCUS OF PRACTICE

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

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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

AFFILIATIONS & HONORS

  • 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

EDUCATION

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

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish

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