David K. Ratcliff

David K. Ratcliff

Partner
Location:
Chickasha, Oklahoma
Phone:
405-701-9301
Fax:
405-224-1190
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Estate Planning
  • Criminal Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Collection Law
  • Torts
  • Business Organizations
  • Probate / Will and Estate Contests
  • Property / Real Estate / Title Options and Litigation
  • Adoptions and Guardianships
  • General Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 1990
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1990

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 1990
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: Order of Barristers
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
    • Law Review: Oklahoma Law Review, 1998 - 1990
  • Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
    • B.S. - 1986
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    • Honors: Outstanding Senior, 1986
    • Major: Radio - T.V. - Film (Sales & Management)

Published Works

  • Guinn v. Collinsville Church of Christ: Balancing an Individual's Rights to Tort Compensation and the First Amendments Religion Clauses, Oklahoma Law Review, 42:4, 1989

Representative Clients

  • First National Bank & Trust Company of Chickasha, OK
  • Patco Electrical Services, Inc.
  • Ace Investments, Inc.
  • Chickasha Sod & Grass Farm, Inc.
  • Chickasha Industrial & Welding Supply, Inc.
  • Tuttle Opera House Production, L.L.C.
  • Paxton Properties, L.L.C.
  • Bingham Rentals/BCP, L.L.C.
  • Cedar Built USA
  • C&R Print Shop

References

  • David Snell, Arvest Bank
  • Lonnie Paxton, Farm Bureau Insurance company
  • Pat Brooks, First National Bank & Trust
  • Greg Elliott, Standley's Systems

Classes/Seminars

  • End of Life Issues, Anadarko Hospital Staff, 2003
  • Basic Estate Planning, Grady County Extension Office, 2005
  • Issues Surrounding Adoption and ICWA, Grady County Bar Association
  • Basic Estate Planning, Grady County Extension Homemakers

Honors and Awards

  • Richard Ports Internship - The White House, Advance Ofc, Washington, D.C., 1985
  • American Jurisprudence Award at OU - Crim Proc., 1988
  • ABA Client Counseling Competition, OU Team Member, Regional Champion National Runner-up, 1989
  • Sr. Professional Responsibility Award at OU (As selected by fellow classmates), 1990

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • ABA Student Division Board of Gov's at OU, Board Member, 1989 - 1990
  • Grady County Bar Association, Board President, 1996
  • Grady County Family YMCA, Board Member, 1991 - 1995
  • New Life Christian, Chickasha, OK, Elder, 2002
  • Oklahoma 4-H Key Club (Alumni Assoc.), State President, 1988 - 1990
  • Grady County Crimestoppers, Board Member, 1992 - 2002
  • Pregnancy Testings & Guidance Center, Board President/Treas., 1997 - 2007
  • Chickasha Chamber of Commerce, Board Member, 1994 - 1997
  • Chickasha Public School Foundation, Board Member, 2000 - 2002
  • City of Minco, Municipal Judge, 2001 - Present
  • City Council of Chickasha, Oklahoma, Council Member, 2003 - 2007
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
  • Oklahoma Municipal Judges Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Huckaby, Fleming, Frailey, Chaffin et al., Associate Attorney, 1990 - 1995
  • Buzin Law Office, Associate Attorney, 1995 - 1996

Pro Bono Activities

  • Court appointments in Grady County Juvenile matters
  • Case by Case Basis
  • Family Law Matters, 1992 - Present
  • Victims in Protective Order Actions

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Tau Omega
  • Phi Delta Phi

Contact the Firm

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Contact

Ivy, Ratcliff & Chasteen, P.C.
308 W. Choctaw Avenue
Chickasha, OK 73018

Phone: 405-701-9301
Fax: 405-224-1190
Map & Directions