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Dave Terrell


Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Asset Preservation In Estate Planning
  • Business Law And Real Estate


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 1988
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society
    • Honors: Order of Barristers
    • Honors: Law Review invitee
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
    • Ph.D. - 1984
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Delta Kappa Honors Society
    • Major: Eclectic program with emphasis on studies in University Management
    • Minor: Human Resources Development and Management
    • Minor: Institutional Development
    • Minor: Fiscal and Personnel Management
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
    • M.Ed. - 1980
    • Honors: summa cum laude
  • Oklahoma Christian College, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Alpha Chi Honors Society
    • Major: Theology and Biblical Language

Professional Associations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Admitted to practice in all courts in Oklahoma and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Representative Cases

  • Successfully overcame the burden of absolute attorney-client privilege, 2011, 252 P.3d 844
  • Success-fully overcame the burden of absolute immunity for participants in a civil trial , 2013, 301 P.3d 413

Past Positions

  • Private Practice of Law, Supervision and participation in complex litigation. Defense and/or prosecution of injury, insurance bad faith, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice and anti-trust claims; extensive experience in employment-related litigation to include at-will-employment, wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, workplace injury claims, employer generated drug testing, claims for issues surrounding EEO/AA, ADA and related issues; corporate consulting to include preventative legal advice, agreements for use in an employment context as well as third party contractual relationships, privacy issues as related to employees, employee handbooks, employee policies and procedures, drug testing policies and procedures, disciplinary and related issues, securing and protection of intellectual property, strategic planning, business plans, private offering memorandums (Reg. D) and related issues, transactional and general practice., 1990
  • UCO College of Business, Professor Adjunct, 2002 to 2004
  • General Counsel A.T.S., Inc, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; responsible for the coordination of all employee-related matters for an employee leasing company with over 100 MM in annual payroll., 1988 to 1990
  • Western Hills Church, Lawton, Oklahoma, Senior Minister, 1982 to 1986
  • Center for Higher Education, Assistant to Director: Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Participated in the planning, development and marketing of a graduate program for college teaching.
  • Williamstown College, Williamstown, West Virginia, Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1978 to 1980