FLETCHER DAL HANDLEY, JR. was selected as Oklahoma’s Outstanding Young Lawyer of 1983 and was appointed to a temporary division of the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals in 1991. He has lectured throughout the United States on several areas of trial practice and was a guest speaker at the 1999 Hawaii Bar Association’s Automobile Law Symposium. He served as a Mentor at the 2002 National Trial Academy in Reno, Nevada. He is a former President of the Canadian County Bar Association and was a 9-time delegate to the Oklahoma Bar Convention. In 2008 he was elected as an Oklahoma Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
He has received several awards including two El Reno Public Education Lamplighter Awards for his service as high school Mock Trial Coach for 20 years. He was appointed by the Oklahoma Supreme Court as a Judge of a Temporary Division of the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals in 1992