Travis A. Pickens
Email: [email protected]
General civil litigation
Estate counseling for families
U.S. District Court
B.S. Language Arts (English) with special distinction from the University of Oklahoma, 1980
J. D., with distinction from University of Oklahoma College of Law, 1985
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Oklahoma Bar Association
Oklahoma County Bar Association
Adjunct Professor: OCU School of Law
Travis A. Pickens
Travis Pickens has been a civil litigation lawyer for over twenty-five years in private practice. His practice began in 1984 with Musser & Bunch, P.C. in Oklahoma City, where he was part of the civil litigation team. He was named a Director in 1989. He later established his own firm as a solo practitioner handling a wide variety of civil litigation. Travis’s areas of practice include general civil litigation, professional ethics, family law (and collaborative), estate counseling for families, and insurance. He maintains the Martindale Hubbell highest Preeminent Attorney Recognition (AV) rating for skills and ethics based on professional peer reviews.
Travis was a recipient of The Journal Record’s 2010 “Leadership in Law” Award, primarily for his involvement with charities benefiting the homeless or disadvantaged. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at the OCU School of Law, and has also served as an adjunct professor for the University of Oklahoma’s Department of Legal Assistant Education and Oklahoma Baptist University’s MBA program. He was awarded the John Shipp Award for Professionalism by the Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inn of Court for 2014-2015.
From August 2009 to January 2015, Travis served as Ethics Counsel for the Oklahoma Bar Association. In this position he advised lawyers as to ethics issues and compliance with the Oklahoma Rules of Professional Conduct, presented programs for lawyers’ and paralegals’ continuing legal education, monitored and trained Diversion Program participants, prepared articles on ethics and professionalism for seminars and the Oklahoma Bar Journal and served as an OBA liaison to the OBA’s Professionalism, Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committees, as well as the Legal Ethics Advisory Panel. Travis also was named for several years to the Judicial Advisory Committee for the Oklahoma City Municipal Courts.
Travis is a writer, speaker and consultant regarding issues of professional legal ethics.