Mart Tisdal

Mart Tisdal

Location:
Clinton, Oklahoma
Phone:
580-323-3964
Fax:
580-323-3674
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Pollution
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Ad Valorem Tax Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 1976
  • University of Oklahoma
    • B.A. - 1970
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

  • Environmental Law Handbook (Update), published by The Environmental Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association, 1995 (contributing author)
  • Common Evidentiary and Damage Issues, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Oil and Gas Royalties on Non-Federal Lands, Mineral Law Series, Vol. 1993, No. 3

Classes/Seminars

  • Continuing legal education seminars relating to oil and gas law for the Oklahoma Bar Association; University of Oklahoma College of Law; Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law and Policy; Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Santa Fe, New Mexico; American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, San Diego, California; The Western States Land Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico; The Conference on Consumer Finance Law; Boiling Springs Legal Institute; The Sovereignty Symposium; Inaugural Conference on Wind Energy sponsored by the State of Oklahoma, Department of Environment; Oklahoma Mineral Owners Association
  • Adult Continuing Education Seminar On Oil Law & Water Law; Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2010, including recipient of: 2017 Oklahoma City Lawyer of the Year - Oil & Gas Law, Oklahoma Lawyer of the Year Awards for Oil & Gas Law 2011 & 2013 and Oklahoma Lawyer of the Year Award for Mass Tort Litigation - Plaintiffs, 2012
  • Eugene Kuntz Award recipient, 2013; Presented at the Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law & Policy, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma College of Law
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Neil E. Bogan Professionalism Award, 1999
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, President’s Award, 1999
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2010, including recipient of: Oklahoma Lawyer of the Year Awards for Oil & Gas Law 2011 & 2013 and Oklahoma Lawyer of the Year Award for Mass Tort Litigation - Plaintiffs, 2012
  • Selected to Oklahoma Super Lawyers in Energy & Natural Resources Law, 2011-2012, 2014-2015
  • Selected to Oklahoma Super Lawyers in General Litigation, 2008 - 2010
  • Selected to Oklahoma's Top Rated Lawyers, receiving an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Custer County Bar Association, President, 1986
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Professional Responsibility Commission, 1988-1990, 1998-1999 (Chairman - 1990)
  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, 1996-2004, (President - 2003)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1992 - 1994
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Vice President, 1999
  • Judge, Temporary Court of Appeals Division IV, 1992
  • Oklahoma Attorneys Mutual Insurance Company, Board of Directors 1995-Present (Chairman 2015)
  • Board of Visitors, University of Oklahoma College of Law (2004-Present)
  • State of Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission, Commissioner, (Chairman, 2010)
  • American Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Hearing Examiner, State Treasurer of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Army Field Artillery, ILT, active duty, 1971 - 1973

Pro Bono Activities

  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The Grand National Quail Club
  • Quail Forever
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