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Melissa Oxford

Melissa Oxford

Attorney at Law | Melissa Oxford Law, PLLC
  • Family Law, Divorce, Business Law...
  • Oklahoma
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Melissa Oxford is from Webb City, a small town outside of Joplin, Missouri. She went to University of Arkansas for undergraduate studies and later attended the University of Arkansas School of Law. While in law school Melissa met her husband, Ben, a native Tulsan. Following graduation, Melissa and Ben moved to Tulsa and she began practicing law in September 2010. Initially, Melissa worked for a well-respected private law firm practicing workers' compensation defense. She sharpened her trial skills, took hundreds of depositions, and became an excellent negotiator by participating in numerous mediations. As a result of her hard work and proactive management of her caseload, Melissa was hired as in-house counsel for a large nationwide insurance company in 2012. During her six years with the company, she handled their workers' compensation defense litigation, which included large exposure catastrophic injuries and death cases. She also provided personal injury defense for the insurance company’s policyholders, from car wrecks to slip and fall cases. In 2018, Melissa left her in-house role to expand her practice area expertise. While working for a small boutique law firm, she honed her research and writing skill set and gained substantive practice experience in the areas of family law, contractual disputes, construction defect, personal injury, malpractice defense (architects, engineers, dentists, doctors, hospitals), employment, and oil and gas law. Melissa founded her own law firm, Melissa Oxford Law, PLLC, in February 2019.

University of Arkansas School of Law
J.D. (2010)
Honors: Dean's List
Activities: Judicial Extern for the Honorable David Clinger, Equal Justice Works, Benjamin Altheimer Moot Court, Negotiation Competition Finalist, Client Counseling Competition Finalist
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
B.A. (2007)
Honors: University of Arkansas Volunteer Spirit Award, E. Faye Jones Service to Scouting Award
Activities: Big Brothers Big Sisters - President and Mentor, Alpha Phi Omega National Community Service Organization - Vice President, Kappa Delta Sorority - Philanthropy Chair
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Melissa Oxford Law, PLLC
- Current
Associate Attorney
McDaniel Acord & Lytle
Staff Attorney
The Hartford
Associate Attorney
McGivern & Gilliard
E. Faye Jones Service to Scouting Award
Alpha Phi Omega
Volunteer Spirit Award
University of Arkansas
Professional Associations
Oklahoma Bar Association # 30287
Activities: Family Law Section - Member; Adoption Law Section - Member; Workers' Compensation Section - Member
Oklahoma Employment Lawyers Association # N/A
- Current
Tulsa County Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Young Lawyers Division Social Committee Co-Chair 2010-2012; Litigation Section; Lawyer Referral Service Committee
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oklahoma Bar Association
ID Number: 30287
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Business Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Insurance Defense
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Area
  • Adoption
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Melissa Oxford Law, PLLC
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Contact & Map
Melissa Oxford Law, PLLC
1874 S. Boulder Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74119
Telephone: (918) 796-5713