Linda Morrissey

1648 S. Boston, Ste. 100
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119
United States
Office Phone: 918-271-5939
Member since 2020
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Mediator

Linda Morrissey offers 42 years of legal experience, including 25 years as a District Judge. She recently retired as a judge and joined Barnes Law to represent companies and individuals. As a District Judge, she presided over every type of civil matter, tried complex jury trials and non-jury trials and issued thousands of decisions. She served as Chief Judge of the Civil, Probate, and Domestic Divisions. Before becoming a judge, she practiced law in the areas of oil and gas, probate and real estate. Linda is a professionally trained mediator and is certified in Collaborative Law. She also taught oil and gas law. She graduated from the Oklahoma State University, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Education in 1975 and a Master’s Degree in Counseling in 1977. Linda graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1980 where she received a Juris Doctorate degree. Her professional affiliations include the American, Oklahoma, and Tulsa Bar Associations and she has held leadership positions in these organizations, as well as many other professional organizations.

Area(s) of Practice: Family (Collaborative only); oil and gas; real estate
License(s): OBA 6439

Professional Activities

Oklahoma Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Board Member American Bar Association, ADR Section member Oklahoma Bar Association, ADR Section member Tulsa County Bar Association, ADR Section member; Board Member

Undergraduate Education

Oklahoma State University, 1977

Postgraduate Education

University of Oklahoma, College of Law, 1980

Professional Education

Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, 2020
Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training, 2020
Training in the Mediation of Family and Divorce Issues, 1999


As I re-enter the practice of law following my 25-year career as a District Judge, I am anxious to promote and work within a non-adversarial arena. I believe collaborative law offers that opportunity.