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Secrest Hill Butler & Secrest

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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.

Diane M. Black

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


  • 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

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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