Sam P. Daniel

Partner
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Williams Center Tower II
Two West Second Street, Suite 700
Tulsa, OK 74103-3117
Sam P. Daniel

Sam P. Daniel has over 50 years of experience in family law, including custody, divorce, guardianship, complex property division valuation, and other issues.  He also has represented clients in a broad range of civil and business litigation. 

Sam is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; a certified Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in business litigation and family law since 1983.  With respect to the latter, he was recognized as the Best Family Law Attorney in the City of Tulsa for 2009.  Sam is also a Master Emeritus of Chapter XXXII of the American Inns of Court in Tulsa.  He has been a frequent writer and seminar lecturer on the subjects of trial techniques and family law and has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tulsa College of Law teaching pre-trial procedure.

Representative Experience

  • Sam was one of the several co-counsel for the plaintiff/appellee in the three-month trial in Cities Service Co. v. Gulf Oil Corp., in which a judgment by the trial court for the plaintiff/appellee in the amount of $742,306,906.00 was affirmed by the Ok Supreme Court in a decision reported in 1999 OK 14, 980 P.2d 116.  This is reportedly the largest money judgment ever awarded in Oklahoma.  

Professional, Community and Pro Bono Involvement

  • Listed in Super Lawyers®, 2008-2014
  • Listed in Best Lawyers for Commercial Litigation and Family Law, 1983-2015
  • George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center, Past Chairman, 2009-2011; Director,1999-Present
  • Oklahoma Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, Trustee, 2002-Present
  • Dispute Resolution Consultants, Inc., Mediator, 2007
  • Oklahoma Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 1999
  • NatureWorks, Inc., President, 2004-2005; Director, 1995
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Tulsa, 1990, 1992
  • Master Emeritus, Hudson-Hall Wheaton Chapter, American Inns of Court, 1989
  • Tulsa County Bar Foundation, Trustee,1987-1989
  • Tulsa County Bar Association, President, 1986-1987
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1984
  • Tulsa County Bar Association, Secretary and Treasurer
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 1981
  • United States Air Force, Captain, 1955-1957

Education

  • J.D., University of Oklahoma College of Law, 1959
  • B.S., Economics, Georgetown University, Who’s Who – American Colleges and Universities, 1954

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1959
  • United States District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 1959
  • United States Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit, 1967
  • United States Supreme Court, 1967

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01.01.99What Part of Stock Options Become Part of the Marital Estate and Subject to Division in an Action For Divorce? (OBJ)
01.01.96His House/Her House/Their House (Family Law Journal)
01.01.93Everything You Thought You Knew About Antenuptial Agreements and Didn’t (OBJ)

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