Secrest Hill Butler & Secrest

A Trial Tested Oklahoma Insurance Defense Law Firm

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.

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

Diane M. Black
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P: 918-494-5905
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F. 918-494-2847
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Diane M. Black

Diane Black joined Secrest, Hill, Butler & Secrest in 2013.  She has been an insurance defense lawyer for over 13 years.  She brings an in-depth knowledge of insurance policy interpretation coupled with trial experience.  Her work focuses on defending “bad faith”, coverage disputes, real estate, construction, products liability, professional liability and general liability.

 

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 - 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit - 2006

Education:

  • University of Tulsa College of Law
    • J.D.- December 1999
  • University of Tulsa
    • B.A.- 1994

Representative Cases:

  • Spears v. Shelter, 2003 OK 66, 73 P.3d 865
  • Brown v. Patel, 2007 OK 16, 157 P.3d 117
  • Fowler et. al v. Incor, 279 Fed. Appx. 590 (10th Cir. Cert denied)
  • Wafford v. West, 2003 OK 84, 78 P.3d 946

Aggressive Litigators & Experienced Negotiators

Our attorneys enjoy a reputation as aggressive litigators and experienced negotiators. We take great pride in our ability to bring parties together to resolve disputes without protracted litigation. However, when litigation is unavoidable, our clients appreciate our vigorous and tenacious advocacy in the courtroom.

Aggressive Litigators & Experienced Negotiators in Tulsa, OK

Delivering Results for Our Clients

Our assertive, results-oriented approach regularly results in favorable outcomes for our clients. If you are an insurer looking for an Oklahoma insurance defense lawyer, or a corporation, professional or local business with litigation threatening, contact our law firm online or call 918-494-5905. One of our attorneys would be happy to speak with you.

Delivering Results for Our Clients in Tulsa, OK