Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119
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.
Professional ActivitiesOklahoma 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
Oklahoma State University, 1977
University of Oklahoma, College of Law, 1980
Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, 2020
Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training, 2020
Training in the Mediation of Family and Divorce Issues, 1999
CommentsAs 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.