Phil Tucker is a highly accomplished family law attorney, who enjoys helping his clients resolve family challenges. Prior to joining Doerner in 2021, Phil practiced law for nearly 38 years as a founding partner at a law firm in Edmond, Oklahoma.

Phil has been widely published and regularly presents locally and nationwide. His focus areas include adoption, ethics, paternity, habeas corpus/writ proceedings, guardianship, military law, guardian ad litem training, trial advocacy and law practice management. He is also a contributing author for the Oklahoma Bar Association's (OBA) FAMILY LAW PRACTICE MANUAL. He most recently presented an OBA CLE regarding guardian ad litem representation.

Recognized for his experience in family law, Phil has been named to the annual Super Lawyers list multiple times. Locally, Phil received the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Maurice Merrill Golden Quill Award for the best OBA Journal article as a co-recipient in 2020. He received the OBA’s Earl Sneed Award for outstanding CLE contributions as a co-recipient in 2011. The OBA also recognized Phil in 2003 as Oklahoma’s Outstanding Family Law Attorney.

Through Phil’s dedication to giving back to the legal community, he serves on the OBA's Solo & Small Firm Conference Planning Committee, Military Assistance Task Force, and Legislative Over Site Committee. Phil has also been the technology liaison for the Section Leader’s Council and is an Oklahoma Bar Foundation Fellow. In addition, Phil was a Commissioner on the OBA's Professional Responsibility Commission (2017-2019). He has been an active member of the American Bar Association, Section of Family Law since 1995. He currently is a member on the Adoption, Law Practice Management/Technology, Assisted Reproduction Technology, Ethics, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Governmental Relations (former Chair), International Law and Military Law Committees (former Chair) and is a volunteer with both Operation Standby and Operation LAMP (Legal Assistance for Military Families). Phil was also an observer on the 2014 Uniform Law Commission Drafting Committee on Non-Parental Rights to Custody and Visitation.

  • 405 Magazine’s Top Attorneys, Family Law, 2024
  • Super Lawyers®, Family Law, 2013, 2015-2020

  • Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Board Member, 2011
  • American Arbitration Association (Mediation)
  • American Bar Association (General and Family Law Sections), 1995 – Present
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Christian Legal Society
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Legal Aid of Western Oklahoma, Volunteer
  • National Association of Counsel for Children
  • Oklahoma Bar Association (General, Legislative and Family Law Sections)
    • Senior Co-Editor of the FAMILY LAW PRACTICE MANUAL, 2002 – Present
    • Past Chair, 2004
    • Chair of the Family Law Section’s Trial Advocacy Institute, 2014 – Present
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association
  • Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association / American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trinity Legal Clinic, former Secretary and Board Member