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Attorney Clint Ward 2017-02-15T19:39:57+00:00

CLINTON  M. WARD

Founding Partner

Clint Ward graduated from Chelsea High School in Chelsea in 1979.  He attended Oklahoma State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Marketing.  Thereafter, he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1986. Clint was an Assistant District Attorney for 12 years.  He started in Woodward County under the supervision of Tom Gruber.  Later he returned to Pryor and when a position came open in Craig County he was reassigned to that office.  Clint manned that office for 8 years until 2000 when he went into private practice. In 2007 Clint and Josh Lee formed the firm Ward & Lee, P.L.C. (now Ward Lee & Coats, P.L.C.)  Clint’s practice primarily focuses on Family Law and Criminal Defense matters. Clint is a member of the Mayes County Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Association, and the Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

EDUCATION

University of Oklahoma

Bachelor Business Administration | Marketing – 1983

Organizations
Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity – Member

University of Tulsa College of Law

Juris Doctor – 1986

Organizations
Phi Alpha Delta
Am Jur Award for Criminal Procedure
Sports, Entertainment & Television Law Society – President

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Divorce
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Guardianships
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Paternity

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

2000 – Present – Private Practice, Vinita Oklahoma
2001 – 2008 – City Judge, City of Vinita
1992 – 2000 – Assistant District Attorney – Craig County
1991 – 1992 – Assistant District Attorney – Mayes County
1988 – 1991 – Assistant District Attorney – Woodward County
1986 – 1988 – Private Practice – Pryor Oklahoma

ADMISSIONS

State of Oklahoma – 1986

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Mayes County Bar Association – Member

Oklahoma Bar Association – Member

Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association – Member