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Secrest Hill Butler & Secrest

Attorney Profiles

Meet Our Team

At Secrest Hill Butler & Secrest, our attorneys enjoy a reputation as aggressive litigators and experienced negotiators. Each of our lawyers has significant experience representing insurers, corporations, local businesses and professionals in a wide range of defense areas in the state of Oklahoma and Arkansas.

To reach any of our attorneys in Tulsa, call 918-494-5905 or contact us online and we will respond promptly.

Tara Perkinson

Tara Perkinson

Tara Perkinson joined Secrest, Hill and Butler in 2005. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a felony prosecutor for the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office. As an Assistant District Attorney, she tried numerous felony cases and prosecuted hundreds of offenders. Her work focuses in the area of Medical Malpractice Defense. Tara is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma. Tara is a native of Dallas, Texas and attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism and earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas College of Law in 2001.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Home Defense
  • Health Care Law
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Law
  • Premises Liability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, 2009
  • Oklahoma, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2005


  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • J.D.
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville , Arkansas
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1998
    • Major: Broadcast Journalism

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • DRI

Past Employment Positions

  • Tulsa County District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney


  • Super Lawyer Rising Star - Medical Malpractice, 2011-2015

Secrest Hill Butler & Secrest, PC

7134 South Yale, Suite 900
Tulsa, OK 74136
Tel: 918-494-5905
Fax: 918-494-2847

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