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Gary Johnston Dean

Gary Johnston Dean

Retired District Court Judge, Resuming Practice
  • Divorce, Family Law, Personal Injury...
  • Oklahoma, Oklahoma
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Summary

Upon graduation from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in July 1966, I moved to Pryor, Oklahoma, as an Associate of well known and famous trial lawyer, Tony Jack Lyons. We soon became partners. We had a LOT of Criminal Business, and I assisted in, or tried about 39 homicide cases. Only had one client receive prison time, and that was for a very minimal sentance. I personally tried what is believed the first Murder case in Oklahoma, with a defense of "Extreme Domestic Violence". My client shot her husband to death with a shotgun, in front of more than 15 of his family members. Not guilty verdict, and my client walked free, after almost a year in jail. In 1982, I branched out on my own, and had a very successful business corporate, and general practice. I was local counsel for a number of Fortune 500 companies located in the Mid-America Industrial Park. In January, 1999, I was appointed as a Special District Judge for the 12th Judicial District of Oklahoma, serving Rogers, Mayes, and Craig Counties until retirement in 2010. I resumed my law practice in 2015

Education
University of Oklahoma College of Law
J.D. (1966)
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Honors: Leo Whinnery Award for top student in Wills and Trusts.
Activities: Member of Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity.
University of Oklahoma
B.B.A. / Finance and Accounting (1963)
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George Washington University
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Professional Experience
Special District Judge
Oklahoma District Courts
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Served Mayes, Rogers, and Craig Counties, 12th Judicial District of OKlahoma. Extensive work as Settlement Judge, and Domestic Dockets.
Chair of Family Law Section
Oklahoma Bar Association
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Received Presidential Citation for Outstanding Service to the Bar.
Membership Chair
Family Law Section, Oklahoma Bar Association
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Grew Section membership from 500, to over 1,500 during my service. Was frequent seminar speaker on comuter issues.
Professional Associations
Oklahoma State Bar
Member
Current
Family Law Section, Oklahoma Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Membership Chair, and Section Chair, and Board of Directors
Oklahoma State Bar # 2248
Criminal Law Section
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
10th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    By Appointment Only.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Insurance Claims
  • Consumer Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Real Estate Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
My Webste
Blog
MayesAndPryorPolitics.com
Contact & Map
1 Block South of RCB Downtown Pryor
208 S. Vann St.
Pryor, OK 74361-5216
USA
Telephone: (918) 824-1676
Cell: (918) 373-4055
Fax: (918) 824-2444