M. Joe Crosthwait, Jr.

M. Joe Crosthwait, Jr.: Attorney with The Crosthwait Law Firm A Professional Corporation
  • President, The Crosthwait Law Firm at The Crosthwait Law Firm A Professional Corporation (2 Attorneys)
  • The Timbers Office Park, 1384 South Douglas Boulevard, Midwest City, OK 73130
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  • Mr. Crosthwait started his practice in 1974. 2010 Mr. Crosthwait has been elected as a member of the American Law Institute, the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and, otherwise, improve the law.

    He has been the President of the National Conference of Bar Presidents 2008-2009, Oklahoma Bar Association 2000, and the Oklahoma County Bar Association 1994-1995.
  • Peer Reviews
    5.0/5.0 (1)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (14)
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Biography

Certified Financial Planner, 1993; Assistant Municipal Judge, City of Midwest City, 1985-1996. Judge, Temporary Court of Appeals, State of Oklahoma, 1994-1995. Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Solo and Small Firms. ABA Committee on Research on the Future of the Profession, 1999-2003. Member, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security. President, OCU School of Law Alumni Association, 2002-2004. Emeritus, Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inn of Court. President of the National Conference of Bar Presidents, 2008-2009. American Law Institute, Elected 2010.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
405-733-1683  Phone
405-741-1688  Fax
www.crosthwaitlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1971
Law School Attended:
Oklahoma City University, J.D., 1974
Year of First admission:
1974
Admission:
1974, Oklahoma, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Oklahoma and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Oklahoma County Bar Association (President, 1994-1995), Oklahoma Bar Association (President, 2000) and American (House of Delegates) Bar Association; Sustaining Fellow: College of Law Practice Management. National Conference of Bar Presidents (President, 2008-2009), Life Member of the National Conference of Bar Presidents. Fellow: American Bar Foundation; Oklahoma Bar Foundation; Oklahoma Young Lawyers Division, Fellow.
Birth Information:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, September 7, 1948
Reported Cases:
Pulliam v. Pulliam, 796 P.2d 623, 59 USLW 2119, 1990 OK 71; Kerby v. Kerby, 60 P.3d 1038, 2002 OK 91; Swick v. Swick, 864 P.2d 819, 1993 OK 151; Corbit v. Williams, 897 P.2d 1129, 1995 OK 53; Reeves v. Parker 143 P.3d 516, 2006 OK CIV APP 113; State ex rel. Dept. of Human Services, Child Support Enforcement Unit v. Hunt, 838 P.2d 544, 1992 OK CIV APP 115.
ISLN:
908103032
Hobbies & interests:
Tennis and Snow Skiing
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts and
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.9/5.0
    • Communication

      4.9/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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    Client Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (14 reviews)
    • 100% (14 recommendations)
    • Platinum Client Champion
    • Communication

      4.9/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      4.9/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      4.9/5.0
    • Value for Money

      4.6/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 10/04/17 in Trusts and Estates.

      Joe Crosthwait law firm has helped me in so many areas. I have used them for a divorce, estate and trust planning for my father, sister, my nephew and my daughter.. Joe and his office of workers are like a part of my extended family. They have tre... Read more

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      Joe Crosthwait law firm has helped me in so many areas. I have used them for a divorce, estate and trust planning for my father, sister, my nephew and my daughter.. Joe and his office of workers are like a part of my extended family. They have treated my family so well. They are always in my corner to help with what is best for me as their client. Joe is a amazing. I highly recommend to anyone looking for a attorney and looking for that personal touch of a law firm who cares. Read less

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 09/17/17 in Wills and Probate.

      Professional and diligent. I found Mr. Crosthwait and his legal assistant Holly Lane very knowledgeable in settling my father's estate with multi state issues. Throughout the process, I was confident in obtaining a positive resolution.

      Professional and diligent. I found Mr. Crosthwait and his legal assistant Holly Lane very knowledgeable in settling my father's estate with multi state issues. Throughout the process, I was confident in obtaining a positive resolution. Read less

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