Attorney Profile

Tulsa, Oklahoma, Lawyer

Paul E. "Trip" Swain III has earned a reputation in Oklahoma as a diligent advocate for his clients. He has achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating, AV*, recognizing him for his high legal ability and ethical standards in the practice of law. With over 30Paul Swain years of experience in the legal field, including 18 years at a well-respected Oklahoma law firm and five years as a federal judicial clerk, he is an experienced trial attorney. He represents clients in a variety of legal matters, including adoption and family law issues, guardianships, probate, estate planning, and business law, placing great emphasis on honest and responsive communication with clients.

Paul E. "Trip" Swain III received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Oklahoma in 1977 and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1982; he was also an editor of the Oklahoma Law Review. Before forming his own law firm, he was an attorney and shareholder in the Tulsa law firm of Boone, Smith, Davis, Hurst & Dickman for 18 years. He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable James O. Ellison, senior judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, for five years.

Paul E. "Trip" Swain III is a member of the American Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Tulsa County Bar Association. He was admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma in 1982, the Eastern District of Oklahoma in 1983 and the Western District of Oklahoma in 1998. Mr. Swain was admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals-10th Circuit in 1990. He is a Master of the Hudson-Hall-Wheaton chapter of the American Inns of Court and a fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (AAAA). Paul E. "Trip" Swain III is actively engaged in numerous civic organizations, including the Rotary Club of Tulsa, and he serves as chairman of the board of Heritage Family Services Adoption Agency. Mr. Swain is a past chairman and board member of the Ronald McDonald Charities of Tulsa and currently is a member of the Ronald McDonald Charities Advisory Board. He is also a member of the board of deacons of First Presbyterian Church of Tulsa.

Contact Paul E. Swain, PLC, at 918-599-0100 to schedule a free initial consultation with attorney Swain. The law firm offers flexible evening and weekend hours and accepts credit cards to meet your needs.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

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