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Howard B. on ContractsCounsel
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July 29, 2022

Howard B.

Managing Member
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Tulsa, Ok
11 Yrs Experience
Licensed in OK
University of Tulsa

Berkson is a dedicated, practical, and detail-oriented attorney licensed to practice in every state court of Oklahoma and the United States Northern and Eastern District Courts. He graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law with Honors. While there, he received awards for highest grade in trial practice, legal research, and civil procedure. He was also the Executive Notes and Comments Editor for the Energy Law Journal, the official journal of the Energy Bar Association in Washington, D.C. The Energy Law Journal is one of the few peer-reviewed journals in the legal profession. Prior to becoming an attorney, Howard Berkson held executive positions involving a wide range of business and human resources management functions. He has in-depth knowledge of both business and HR practices. During his business career, Berkson negotiated, wrote, red-lined, and disputed contracts. He has answered charges, handled inspections, and supervised audits involving numerous agencies including the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and various state agencies. Berkson honed his analytical and writing skills while earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Washington. He went on to obtain a Master of Arts in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois. Berkson’s work can be found in such publications as The Energy Law Journal, Human Resource Management Review and Personnel Psychology. He is a member of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity and of Phi Kappa Phi honor society.

Travis D. on ContractsCounsel
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Travis D.

Partner
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Norman, OK
4 Yrs Experience
Licensed in OK
University of Oklahoma

Travis counsels individuals and businesses on a broad range of complex topics. His practice centers on producing efficient, client-driven results. He concentrates his practice on real estate, construction, and general business matters with an emphasis on assisting clients both before and after problems occur by drafting contracts designed to best position clients to avoid disputes and litigating matters to a final resolution if problems emerge. Born and raised in Oklahoma, Travis is a triple graduate of the University of Oklahoma, having obtained his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Business Administration, and Juris Doctor degrees from OU. Prior to practicing law, Travis managed the finances and business operations of a successful construction supply company for several years. This insight into sophisticated business dealings, contractual issues, and strategic planning makes him uniquely qualified to handle a wide range of legal matters. Travis lives in Norman with his wife, Haley, dogs, Walter and Poppy, and cat, Ernest. Outside of the office, Travis enjoys playing golf and reading.

Max N. on ContractsCounsel
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Max N.

Attorney
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Oklahoma
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in OK
Oklahoma City University School of Law

Oklahoma attorney focused on real estate transactions, quiet title lawsuits, estate planning, probates, business formations, and all contract matters.

Amber M. on ContractsCounsel
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Amber M.

Attorney
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Oklahoma
9 Yrs Experience
Licensed in AZ, OK
J. Reuben Clark Law School

Amber Masters has over 9 years of experience as a contracts attorney, helping small businesses with an array of agreements, such as purchase agreements, master service agreements, and employment contracts. She has an extensive background in employment agreements for dentists, doctors, and other health care professionals. She is a highly rated and acclaimed estate planning attorney and personal finance expert, who has been featured on CNBC, NBC, and Yahoo Finance. She successfully launched and sold a fintech startup and can empathize with the issues small and mid-size businesses face. Licensed in Oklahoma and Arizona.

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Elbert T.

Attorney
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Oklahoma City
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in OK
Oklahoma City University School of Law

Elbert Thomas is the founder of the Thomas Law Group, LLC. Elbert is proficient in contract creation, drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various business contracts and demand letters in industries such as construction, personal, professional services, non-profits, and real estate. Elbert typically represents small and large companies in drafting and negotiating countless agreements such as purchase sale agreements, interconnection agreements, lease agreements, demand letters, cease & desist letters, transfer of deeds in real property, and merger/acquisition agreements. In addition, Elbert is also experienced in start-ups, small business formation, drafting operating agreements, and estate planning.

Sarah S. on ContractsCounsel
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September 22, 2022

Sarah S.

Attorney
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Oklahoma
4 Yrs Experience
Licensed in OK
University of Tulsa College of Law

I have a background in Criminal Law, Family Law, Contract Law, and Environmental Law. I also have five (5) degrees in the following: Here are my degrees and background: 1) B.S. in Environmental, Soil, and Water Sciences 2) A.S. in Pre-Medical Sciences (anatomy, physiology, medical terminology) 3) A.S. in Aircraft Non-Destructive Inspection (science of x-rays, cracks in metal, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle inspections, ultrasonic inspections, and spectrophotometric oil analysis) 4) Master's in Natural Resources Law Studies (1 year focus in the environmental and pollution laws (Hazardous Waste Laws such as RCRA, CERCLA, FIFRA, Natural Resource laws such as ESA, CWA, CAA, FWPCA, Environmental Law, Sustainable Development, and Global Climate Change issues) 5) Juris Doctor and certificate in Native American Law

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November 11, 2022

Nicole P.

Attorney
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
15 Yrs Experience
Licensed in OK, SD, TX
Oklahoma City University School of Law

Attorney Nicole B. Phillips is a northwestern Iowa native and devotes her practice to the area of Family Law. She is an experienced trial attorney with over 12 years of family law experience. ​ Nicole graduated from The University of South Dakota with a degree in Criminal Justice, and attended Oklahoma City University School of Law to obtain her law degree. Prior to establishing Phillips Law Firm, P.C., Nicole built her first successful law practice in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where she focused on Family Law, Estate Planning and Personal Injury Law, and her second successful law practice in Sherman, Texas, focusing primarily on Family Law. ​ Nicole has one daughter, Arabella. In addition to enjoying time with her daughter, Nicole enjoys reading, family dinners, traveling, spending time with friends, and game nights.

Alan A. on ContractsCounsel
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February 25, 2023

Alan A.

Attorney
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Austin, Texas
19 Yrs Experience
Licensed in OK, TX
University Of Oklahoma School of Law

I have dedicated my professional career and practice to Federal Government Procurement Law. My practice includes experience as an Army JAG who specialized in Government Procurement Law who represented contracting commands and requiring activities both deployed and in the United States and now as a civilian attorney who represents clients in all aspects of Federal Government Procurement Law. My clients are people and firms that are developing technology through the SBIR/STTR programs, OT's, and businesses using Small Business Administration (SBA) contracting programs.

Cannon M. on ContractsCounsel
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June 12, 2023

Cannon M.

Lawyer
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
4 Yrs Experience
Licensed in OK
Oklahoma City University School of Law

I am an Oklahoma-licensed lawyer with a focus on guiding startup companies through important early-stage questions, such as entity formation, corporate governance, and fundraising. In my previous role, I drafted Form 1-A offering circulars, Form C offering circulars, and private placement memoranda for startups seeking to raise capital.

Opeoluwa O. on ContractsCounsel
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September 11, 2023

Opeoluwa O.

Business Lawyer
Free Consultation
Oklahoma
4 Yrs Experience
Licensed in OK
University of Oklahoma College of Law

I am a seasoned lawyer from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and founder of Abii Law Firm. I am originally from Nigeria but moved to Oklahoma eleven years ago and fell in love with it. I obtained my license to practice law three years ago. I have a passion for the intricacies of business law, and I have a specialized focus in assisting personal, real estate, and medical marijuana businesses in navigating the complex legal landscape and drafting various transactional documents, such as operating agreements, purchase contracts, real estate contracts, and many more. Currently, I live in Tulsa with my husband and beautiful 2 year old daughter.

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April 2, 2024

William B.

Associate Attorney
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Brookhaven, Mississippi
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in AL, MS, OK
Tulane University

Presently, I am a civil rights and insurance litigation attorney with a focus on representation government entities. Prior to this, I’ve represented some of the largest financial institutions in the world in litigation.

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Estate Planning Legal Questions and Answers

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Living Trust

Oklahoma

Asked on Dec 31, 2021

Do you review trusts

I am needing a trust and a LLC reviewed. Do you do this type of document review?

T. Phillip B.

Answered Feb 5, 2022

There are attorneys on here would would review those documents. You may want to post this in the area where attorneys respond to your project post.

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Estate Planning

Power of Attorney

Michigan

Asked on Sep 7, 2021

How can wife get power attorney from sibling for mother?

My wife is trying to get power of attorney for her mom from her sister that only wants her money and now we have her mom and her sister is keeping her I’d and birth certificate so she has no control of her money gave her a bank card with no pin and no I’d so she can’t go to the bank and get her money

George B.

Answered Sep 8, 2021

Generally, if a person is competent, he or she can revoke a power of attorney at any time and execute a new one in favor of someone else. Every individual/business that is aware of the previous power of attorney will need to be notified that it has been revoked and given the updated power of attorney. However, if a person has any conditions that may be impairing mental functions, it may be necessary to petition the court for guardianship/conservatorship. Both of these scenarios can get complicated incredibly fast, and you should consult with a lawyer in either situation.

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Durable Power of Attorney for Finances

Illinois

Asked on Apr 19, 2023

What’s the Difference between General POA and Durable POA

I’m trying to get POA over my Mother Financial because she not Paying the Mortgage which is past over due along with some Bills she hasn’t paid on in months I don’t us to lose our home and she suffers from Dementia and we Both recently suffered from a stroke I would appreciate if you respond to my message beside With a Hi There !

T. Phillip B.

Answered Jun 3, 2023

I'm not a fan of either term as I find they just confuse things. Durable usually is referring that it remains effective after incapacity. Sometimes general is looked at as terminating at becoming incapacitated. Another term which comes up is springing which this one makes more sense where it isn't effective immediately but upon a date or occurrence (usually someone being deemed incapacitated). I don't think I'd ever create a POA where it terminates at incapacity since that's when I'd need it to work. Now you say your mother has dementia. Will she understand what she is signing and the purpose of the document? If not, she doesn't have the required mental capacity to establish a POA and will have to have a guardian appointed by the court.

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Durable Power of Attorney

Colorado

Asked on Nov 5, 2021

How does a durable power of attorney work when the person dies?

If you have a durable power of attorney and the person dies, do you still have the authority or does it go to the spouse. I have a durable power of attorney for my aunt, she just died and I'm trying to take care of her funeral and things. Does her husband now have the right to make decisions or myself with the durable power of attorney?

Sarah D.

Answered Nov 30, 2021

A Durable Power of attorney for finances (and healthcare) expires once your aunt dies. It is the executor of her will who now acts in that stead related to her finances. If the executor is the spouse, it will be his right to make the decisions. However, if all property was jointly owned between spouses, there is no need to probate the will under Colorado law.

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Estate Planning

Power of Attorney

Georgia

Asked on May 20, 2022

I'm trying to have help my step mom get power of attorney for my dad

My dad's finance ( they have been together for 15 years so we kinda her my step mom) is trying get power of attorney of my dad. He's on house arrest and he is fixing go to prison so he wants her to have power of attorney.

Igor B.

Answered Jun 7, 2022

Hello. In your case, a power of attorney should be: 1. Signed by your father, 2. Notarized, and 3. Attested by a witness who is not named as an agent. Although your father is under house arrest, it is possible to arrange the signing at his house.

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