Awards & Recognition

  • Tisdal & O'Hara Receives Best Law Firm Honor

TISDAL & O'HARA has been selected to the 2016 Edition of "Best Law Firms", which is published by U.S. News & World & World Report and Best Lawyers. Firms included in the 2015 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. This is the fourth consecutive year that TISDAL & O'HARA has received this honor.

To see the 2016 "Best Law Firms" rankings in their entirety, please visit bestlawfirms.usnews.com.


  • Luke Adams Named To The Oklahoma Bar Journal Board of Editors

Luke Adams was appointed to the Oklahoma Bar Journal Board of Editors, which reads and selects articles to be published in the Oklahoma Bar Journal and chooses the recipient of the Golden Quill Award presented at the Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Meeting. The Oklahoma Bar Journal publishes 34 issues annually and is circulated to over 16,000 attorney members of the Oklahoma Bar Association. Please visit www.okbar.org/members/BarJournal.aspx for more information.


  • Mart Tisdal Named Chairman of OAMIC Board

Mart Tisdal was recently named chairman of the Oklahoma Attorneys Mutual Insurance Company (OAMIC) board for the 2016-17 term. Mart has served on the OAMIC Board of Directors since 1995.


  • Pat O'Hara Recognized by American Society of C.P.A.'s

  • Patrick O'Hara, Jr. Named To The Oklahoma Bar Foundation Board of Trustees

Patrick O'Hara, Jr. was named to the Oklahoma Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. The Oklahoma Bar Foundation (OBF) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1949 by members of the Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) to accomplish law-related charitable good works statewide. The OBF provides grant funding for:

  • free legal assistance to the poor and elderly;
  • safe haven for the abused;
  • protection and legal assistance to children;
  • law-related education programs for the public (including Oklahoma school children);
  • law student scholarships for those we expect to follow our charge;
  • other activities that improve the quality of justice for all Oklahomans.

OBF Grants total more than $10 million since founding and some $5 million of that amount was within the last five years alone. Please visit okbarfoundation.org for more information.


  • Tisdal & O'Hara Receives Best Law Firm Honor

TISDAL & O'HARA has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2015 Edition of "Best Law Firms" rankings, which is published by U.S. News & World & World Report and Best Lawyers. Firms included in the 2015 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. This is the third consecutive year that TISDAL & O'HARA has received this honor.

To see the 2015 "Best Law Firms" rankings in their entirety, please visit bestlawfirms.usnews.com.



  • Mart Tisdal Appointed Vice Chair of OAMIC Board

Mart Tisdal was appointed to serve as vice chair of the Oklahoma Attorneys Mutual Insurance Company (OAMIC) board for the 2013 term. Mart has served on the OAMIC Board of Directors since 1995.

"It is an honor to have Mart as an integral part of OAMIC's board leadership team. Throughout his career, Mart has distinguished himself as both a strong advocate for our organization and for the entire Oklahoma legal community. I know Mart's contribution to our organization will help OAMIC remain the most reliable and exceptional attorneys' malpractice insurer in Oklahoma," said OAMIC President Phil Fraim.

Founded in 1980, OAMIC is the only lawyers' professional liability insurer owned and managed by Oklahoma attorneys for the benefit of Oklahoma attorneys. In addition to competitive rates, broad coverage, and exceptional customer service, OAMIC also offers Oklahoma attorneys ancillary products such as court bonds, workers compensation insurance, and a comprehensive office package policy that provides property and general liability coverage specifically designed for law firms. For more information, please visit www.oamic.com.


  • Tisdal & O'Hara Named 2013 Best Law Firm

TISDAL & O'HARA is pleased to announce that it has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 Edition of "Best Law Firms," published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm was recognized for its outstanding work in oil and gas law in the Oklahoma City area. The 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings, presented in tiers, highlight law firms in a variety of practice areas. The firm was included in the listing after a rigorous evaluation process that included lawyer, client, and peer review evaluations. For more information, please visit www.bestlawfirms.com.


  • Luke Adams Named member of Young Lawyers Budget Committee

Luke Adams was selected to serve as a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Budget Committee. The Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division provides an avenue through which Oklahoma's young lawyers can work on bar-related and public service projects. For more information, please visit www.okbar.org.


  • Best Lawyers Names Mart Tisdal 2013 Lawyer of the Year

Mart Tisdal has been named to the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in the categories of Oil and Gas Law and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs. This is the fifth consecutive year that he has been selected for inclusion by Best Lawyers. In addition, Mart has been named the 2013 Oklahoma City Oil & Gas Law "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America.


  • Mart Tisdal Named 2012 Best Lawyer and Lawyer of the Year

Mart Tisdal has been named to the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers in the categories of Oil and Gas Law and Mass Tort Litigation. This is the fourth consecutive year the Mart has been selected for inclusion by Best Lawyers. In addition, Mart has been named the 2012 Oklahoma City Mass Tort Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America.


  • Mart Tisdal and Patrick O'Hara Named Super Lawyers

Mart Tisdal and Patrick O'Hara were named Oklahoma Super Lawyers. Only five percent of lawyers in each state receive this annual award.