Focus Areas of Practice

  • Adoptions – represent adoptive parents, biological parents and children through all aspects of adoption from termination of parental rights through finalization.

  • Appellant Advocacy – represent and assist parties through the appeals process before the Oklahoma Supreme Court, in various matters related to family law, real property and construction defense.

  • Business – represent clients needing assistance with creating, maintaining, litigating, leasing, assigning and conveying businesses, including 501(c)(3)s.

  • Construction Defect Litigation – represent property owners, contractors, suppliers and Design Professionals in matters involving claims of defective construction on residential, multi-family, commercial and industrial properties.

  • General Civil Litigation – represent individuals and businesses of all sizes in all manner of business and liability claims, including premises and products claims, contract disputes, and other tort business claims.

  • Family Law – represent individuals in divorce, child custody, modification, enforcement and other domestic proceedings.

  • Guardianship – represent clients seeking guardianship of minor children, elderly parents, special needs children entering adulthood and other incapacitated individuals to safeguard their person and property.

  • Mediation Services – assist parties to mediate and negotiate disputes in civil matters.

  • Oil and Gas – represent clients needing assistance with rights and responsibilities relating to oil and gas interests, including pooling, leasing, conveying and clearing title to mineral interests.

  • Real Property – represent clients needing assistance with title clearing, title opinions, quiet titles, litigation and conveyances involving real property.

  • Wills, Estates, Trusts and Probate – represent trustees, heirs and administrators in the handling and administration of estates and trusts. Assist individuals in establishing estate and trust plans. 

Scott McDaniel

Professional Organizations

  • Tulsa County Bar Association 
  • Oklahoma Bar Association – Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Committee
  • Oklahoma Bar Association – Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistance Program
  • Oklahoma Bar Association – Real Property Committee
  • Oklahoma Bar Association – Title Examination Standards Committee
  • Oklahoma Bar Association – Women in Law Committee

Speaking / teaching Engagements

  • Adjunct Professor - Research and Writing – University of Tulsa Masters of Jurisprudence in Energy Law Program, 2013 - current 
  • Adjunct Professor – Basic Oil and Gas Law – University of Tulsa Masters of Jurisprudence in Energy Law Program, 2018 - current
  • “Transfer on Death Deeds” – Estate Planning Probate and Trust Committee - 2019
  • Teaching Assistant – Evidence, Civil Procedure and Trial Skills – Thomas M. Cooley Law School 

Publications

  • "2 Birds with 1 Voluntary Stone" -- Oklahoma Bar Journal, on behalf of the Access to Justice Committee
  • Law Review Associate and Senior Editor -- Thomas M. Cooley Law School (2011)

Distinctions 

  • Book Awards -- Civil Procedure, Evidence, Research & Writing, Trial Skills -- Thomas M. Cooley Law School 

Community Leadership

  • Early Settlement Mediation (Volunteer) 
  • Heartland Weimaraner Rescue (Volunteer)
  • Ingham County Veterans' Treatment Court (Michigan)
  • Legal Aid of Oklahoma (Volunteer)
  • Life Church -- Jenks (Volunteer)

Admissions

  • Oklahoma 
  • Texas
  • All United States District Courts in Oklahoma
  • Eastern District Court in Texas

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, OK, 2009
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Top 7% of Class
  • Master's Degree -- Administration, Central Michigan University, 2012
  • B.A. -- Business, Northwood University, 2005
    • Summa Cum Laude