Philip R. Feist

Of Counsel
Tulsa, Oklahoma
D: 918.591.5214
F: 918.925.5214
Williams Center Tower II
Two West Second Street, Suite 700
Tulsa, OK 74103-3117
Philip R. Feist

Philip Feist works with clients on estate planning, family business planning, and asset protection planning issues.  He has provided technical legal and drafting advice to the Oklahoma State Legislature on its 2014 revisions to the Oklahoma Family Wealth Preservation Trust Act. He is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education seminars sponsored by the Oklahoma Bar Association and by the Tulsa County Bar Association in the areas of estate planning, tax-sensitive estate planning, family business succession planning, family entity planning and asset protection planning.

In addition, Philip is a nationally published author for Thomson Reuters Westlaw, which provides a wide range of legal treatises.  He writes to share his knowledge, alongside Edward F. Koren, on estate, tax and personal financial planning.  Philip produces monthly and quarterly updates regarding the developments relating to tax law, trust law, fiduciary law, probate and asset protection.

Prior to his practice, Philip clerked for the Hon. Peter W. Bowie at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California, and moved to Tulsa in December 1991. He has been certified by the State Bar of California as an Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law specialist since 1999. Philip was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy with the rank of Lieutenant.

Professional, Community and Pro Bono Involvement

  • Texas Bar College
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Alternate Delegate, 2017-2018
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section
  • State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Florida Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Texas State Bar, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section
  • Dallas County Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • Little Light House, Advisory Board Member
  • Tulsa Tax Club, Member
  • Merciworks LLC, Board Member
  • Listed in Super Lawyers®, 2016-2018


  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1991
  • Th.M., Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1975
  • B.A., University of California at Davis, 1971

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1992
  • California, 1992
  • Kansas, 1995
  • Territorial Court of the U.S. Virgin Islands, 1996, Inactive
  • Florida, 2009
  • Texas, 2012

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