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G. Steven Stidham

Steven StidhamG. Steven Stidham is a former federal prosecutor in Oklahoma and Miami, Florida, with extensive trial experience. He has been recognized by the American Board of Trial Advocates since 2000 and is an original SuperLawyer honoree in Business Litigation. He has practiced law since 1979 and was with Sneed Lang PC from 1982 to 2015. He joined Levinson Law, P.C., in 2016. He is a fifth-generation Oklahoman and an enrolled member of the Muscogee Creek Nation. His great-great-grandfather was Chief Judge for the Tribe.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Serious Injury and Malpractice Litigation

Professional Associations

  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice
  • The American Association for Justice
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Government Service

  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Oklahoma (1980 – 1982)
  • Special Prosecutor Southern District of Florida (1981)
  • Criminal Justice Act Indigent Federal Criminal Defense (1982-Present)
  • Member, Board of Directors of Oklahoma Indian Legal Services (1984-1986)
  • Member, Oklahoma Scenic River Commission (1992 – 1998 Chairman, 1996 – 1998)
  • Counsel for Oklahoma Insurance Department and Oklahoma Receiver’s Office (2007-2012)

Education

  • Colorado College (B.A. magna cum laude, 1976)
  • University of Michigan (J.D. 1979)

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma and U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • Court of Appeals, Tenth (1982) and Eleventh Circuit (1989)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1990)
  • U.S. Tax Court (1990)

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating (1994 to present)
  • Barrister, American Inns of Court (1994 to present)
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (2000 to present)
  • Original Honoree Oklahoma SuperLawyers (2006 Business Litigation)

Community and Legal Contributions

  • Legal Services of Eastern Oklahoma (1990-1993)
  • Neighbor for Neighbor (1998-2002)
  • Volunteer, Tulsa Lawyers for Children (2001-2002)
  • Member, Criminal Justice Act Indigent Federal Criminal Defense (1982-present)
  • Chair, Oklahoma Bar Association Ethics Committee (1984)
  • Chair, Tulsa County Law Day (1985)
  • Chair, Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Commission (1994-1995)
  • Chair, Tulsa County Law Related Education (1999-2000)
  • Chair, Tulsa County Professional Responsibility Committee (2000-2001)
  • Chair, Corporate Fundraising for Legal Services of Eastern Oklahoma (2000-2001)
  • Member, three terms on the Tulsa County Professional Responsibility Committee (1984-present)
  • Elected, at large position Tulsa County Board of Directors (1998)
  • Member, Johnson & Sontag Chapter and Council Oak Chapter Inns of Court
  • Member, Tulsa Community College, Board of Directors (2010-2012)
  • Sustaining Fellow Oklahoma Bar Foundation (1999-present)
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (2000-present)

Noteworthy Cases

  • John Doe v. The First Presbyterian Church USA of Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2017 OK 15 (Okla. Sup. Ct. 2017)
  • Fletcher v. United States, 730 F.3d 1206 (10th Cir. 2013)
  • Karr v. Hefner, 475 F.3d 1192, C.A. 10 (Okla.), 2007
  • BP America, Inc. v. State Auto Property & Cas. Ins. Co., 148 P.3d 832 (Okla. 2005)
  • United States v. Reitmeyer, 356 F.3d 1313, C.A. 10 (Okla.) 2004
  • Ply v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 81 P.3d 643 (Okla. 2003)
  • Bowen v. Amoco Pipeline Co., 254 F.3d 925, C.A. 10 (Okla.) 2001
  • Burke v. Webb Boats, Inc., 37 P.3d 811 (Okla. 2001)
  • Ni Fuel Co., Inc. v. Jackson, 257 B.R. 600 (N.D. Okla. 2000)
  • Dome Corp. v. Kennard, 172 F.3d 1278, C.A. 10 (Okla.) 1999
  • Tyler v. Sterling Drug, Inc., 19 F.Supp.2d 1239 (N.D. Okla. 1998)
  • Thomas v. Denny’s, Inc., 111 F.3d 1506, C.A. 10 (Okla.) 1997
  • Cray v. Deloitte Haskins & Sells, 925 P.2d 60 (Okla. 1996)
  • United States v. Gass, 936 F.Supp. 810 (Okla. 1996)
  • Grantham v. Ohio Cas. Co., 97 F.3d 434, C.A. 10 (Okla. 1996)
  • Grantham v. Tulsa Club, Inc., 918 P.2d 419 (Okla. App. 1996)
  • United States v. Bohl, 25 F.3d 904, C.A. 10 (Okla. 1994)
  • United States v. Williams, 504 U.S. 36 (U.S. 1992)
  • Adair v. Clay, 780 P.2d 650 (Okla. 1988)
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