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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.

James K. Secrest, III

James K. Secrest, III

James K. Secrest, III became associated with Secrest, Hill & Butler in 2000. His practice is concentrated in civil defense litigation. James was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association in 2000 and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma. He is also a member of the Tulsa County Bar Association and the Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel. James is a native Oklahoman, receiving his undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from Oklahoma State University. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctorate in 2000 from the University of Tulsa.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2000

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Defense Litigation
  • Account Malpractice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Professional Negligence
  • Products Liability
  • Aircraft
  • Premisis Liability, Auto Negligence
  • Bad Faith, Insurance
  • General Negligence & Contract
  • Construction Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2000


  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • Juris Doctorate - 2000
  • Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA
    • B.A.
    • Major: Management Information Systems

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chickasaw Nation Bar Association, Member
  • Tulsa County Bar Association, Member
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel, Past President & Member, 2001 - Present
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • ABOTA - American Board of Trial Advocates
  • DRI


  • Sigma Nu

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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