Clark O. Brewster

Clark O. Brewster

Location:
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Phone:
888-398-5628
918-528-4259
Fax:
918-742-2197
Email:

Clark O. Brewster has established himself as one of the preeminent Trial Lawyers in the Southwest garnering a national reputation among trial attorneys. He has litigated cases in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, New Mexico, New York and Texas. He is one of the youngest lawyers ever to receive the highest rating afforded by Martindale-Hubbell (AV) and is acknowledged by his peers as one of the best. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2002-03 Edition.

On the civil side of his practice, his ability to communicate with jurors and argue his cases persuasively has brought clients multi-million dollar verdicts in complex medical malpractice, personal injury and commercial litigation cases. Additionally, the firm, due to its reputation for excellent trial preparation and skill, has caused many pretrial multi-million dollar settlements.

In carefully selected criminal cases where he appears as an advocate for a person accused, Clark has established a well-earned reputation as a steeled criminal defense attorney willing to aggressively challenge prosecuting authorities. Poised in the media intense case, he has received acquittals in numerous high profile cases including: State of Oklahoma v. James Hogue, State of Oklahoma v. Jamie Nicole Chambers, United States of America v. Carol Howe, United States of America v. Harold Staples and State of Oklahoma v. Charles Elliot..

Clark's expertise as a trial attorney has caused his peers to consult him regularly in preparation of complex civil and criminal cases. Over the years, Clark has been sought out as a lecturer to attorneys on numerous subjects such as presenting expert witnesses, jury selection, trying medical malpractice cases and high profile cases. He presently serves as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Tulsa Law School where he teaches the subject of evidence.

Clark graduated cum laude from Central Michigan University in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science. After graduation he moved with his family to Tulsa, Oklahoma where he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1980 where he graduated with honors as a member of the Order of the Curule Chair, the highest academic award bestowed by the law school, the Order of Barristers and Phi Delta Phi. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Tulsa County Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice and the Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association where he served as state wide president in 1998.

Clark is admitted to practice before the Oklahoma Bar, United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma and the Northern District of Texas. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 1981

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • Juris Doctorate - 1980
  • Central Michigan University
    • Bachelor of Science cum laude - 1977

Classes/Seminars

  • Ten Tips on Winning a Medical Malpractice Case, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association - Annual Winter Convention, Marriott Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Expert Witnesses, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Breakfast and Seminar, Southern Hills Marriott, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Use of Experts, Oklahoma College of Advocacy, Oklahoma University Law Center, Norman, Oklahoma
  • Liability Update, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association - Insurance Tort & Workers Compensation Update, Tulsa Convention Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Effect of Tort Reform on Trying Medical Malpractice Cases - Plaintiffs, Perspective, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association/Oklahoma Bar Association - The Tort Case in the Aftermath of Tort Reform, Oklahoma Bar Center
  • Effect of Tort Reform on Trying Medical Malpractice Cases - Plaintiff's Perspective, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association/Oklahoma Bar Association - The Tort Case in the Aftermath of Tort Reform, Doubletree at Warren Place
  • Use of Medical Experts at Trial, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association Annual Summer Convention, Harrah's Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Use of Experts, Oklahoma College of Advocacy, Oklahoma University Law Center, Norman, Oklahoma
  • Expert Witnesses, Oklahoma College of Advocacy, Oklahoma University Law Center, Norman, Oklahoma
  • The Media Intense Case: Thoughts and Insights, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Breakfast and Seminar, Southern Hills Marriott, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Selecting a Winning Jury, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association/Oklahoma Bar Association - Masters of the Courtroom, Doubletree Downtown, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • The Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
  • Tulsa County Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association, Member