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Stephen Louis Cortes

Stephen Louis Cortes

Cortes Law Firm
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Personal Injury
  • Oklahoma
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Summary

Stephen Cortes is an Oklahoma City attorney with over 17 years of legal experience in both the public and private sectors. Stephen is passionate about helping individuals, families, and business owners achieve peace of mind by developing and implementing creative cost effective plans tailored for each client. He believes that effective estate planning is critical to the financial and physical well-being of his clients. “I am grateful for the opportunity to be involved in the process,” he says. As part of the estate planning process, Stephen prepares documents for clients and works to educate them on the importance of titling assets to ensure their estate planning documents work the way they intend. His goal is to make this process as accessible, efficient and streamlined as possible so that individuals are more motivated to develop and complete their plan, and families do not have to deal with the fallout from a lack of planning. Stephen is an active member of WealthCounsel, a national community of top estate planning professionals committed to the highest standard of practice excellence. With over 17 years of legal experience in the public and private sectors, Stephen has served in leadership roles as General Counsel for Governor Brad Henry, and Referee of the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals. He is a graduate of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Citizens’ Academy, a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma County Bar Association and is a Leadership Oklahoma Lifetime Member. Stephen’s commitment to helping others includes volunteering and serving as a Board Member of the Oklahoma City Rescue Mission. In addition, he hosts an annual charity event that, over the last 10 years, has raised over $200,000 for children’s charities.

Education
Oklahoma City University School of Law
J.D. (1999) | Law
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Activities: President Hispanic Law Student Association
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Cortes Law Firm
- Current
General Counsel
Governor of Oklahoma
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Associate
Riggs Abney Neal Turpen
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Deputy General Counsel
Governor of Oklahoma
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Referee
Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals
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Professional Associations
Oklahoma Bar Association # 18395
Member
Current
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WealthCounsel
Member
- Current
Activities: Estate Planning Association
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City Rescue Mission
Board Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oklahoma
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation for Estate Planning and Probate/Estate Administration. All other areas of law are $300/hr for consultation, which will be applied to first invoice if hired.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Personal Injury
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Websites & Blogs
Website
Cortes Law Firm Oklahoma Estate Planning
Blog
Cortes Law Firm Oklahoma Estate Planning Blog
Contact & Map
5801 Broadway Extension Hwy Suite 110
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
USA
Telephone: (405) 213-0856
Fax: (405) 213-0816