Honors and Awards

Special Honors & Awards of Fletcher Handley

  • Oklahoma Super Lawyer in the areas of plaintiff’s personal injury and family law, 2009-2010
  • Elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, 2008
  • Testified before US Senate Commerce Committee on proposed National No-fault Insurance Bill, 1999
  • Appointed to temporary division of the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals by the Oklahoma Supreme Court, 1991
  • Coach — 1990 Oklahoma High School Mock Trial State Champion
  • Selected as Oklahoma’s Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Oklahoma Bar Association, 1983
  • Twice awarded the Lamplighter Award by the El Reno Education Association
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer of the American Trial Lawyers Association

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • Canadian County Bar Association — Member; President, 1983
  • Oklahoma Bar Association — Bar Media Relations Committee, 1983-1986; Legal Specialization Committee, 1990-1993
  • American Bar Association — Tort & Insurance Practice Section; Scholarship Fund Board, 2002-present; Auto Choice Task Force, 1998; Plaintiff’s Involvement Task Force – Member, 1997-present, Chair, 1998-99; ABA Working Group on Protection of Rights of Service Members, 2003; Standing Committee on Armed Forces Law, 2001-2004; Member, TIPS Council, 1998-2003; Auto Law Committee, Chair, 1996-97
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms — Charter Member; Board of Directors, 2000 – 2005
  • Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association — Member; Board of Directors, 1982-1984
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice, – Member; Board of Directors, 2010 – present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Sustaining Lifetime Fellow of Oklahoma Bar Foundation
  • Nine-time delegate to Oklahoma Bar Association House of Delegates

Military Experience

  • Air crewman – United States Navy Patrol Squadron 11, 1969-1972
  • Assistant State Judge Advocate, Military Judge – Oklahoma Army National Guard, Judge Advocate General’s Corp, 1981-2008

Publications, Seminars & Lectures

  • Oklahoma Dram Shop Law: A Primer
  • Speaker — Motor Vehicle Collision Seminar, Hawaii Bar Association, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1999
  • Speaker — “Trial of a Serious Auto-Truck Accident Case,” TIPS-YLD Spring Meeting, La Jolla, CA, 1998
  • Speaker — “Class Certification of an Insurance Coverage Issue,” American Bar Association Convention, San Francisco, 1997
  • Program Chair and Speaker — “Mediation of an Auto Wreck Case – What to Know Before You Mediate,” American Bar Association Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1994
  • Panelist — “Consumer Choice in Auto Insurance,” American Bar Association
    Convention, New York City, New York, 1993
  • How to Handle Small Personal Injury Cases, Oklahoma County Bar Association Seminar, Aspen, Colorado, February, 1993
  • Program Chair — “Hedonic Damages,” American Bar Association Convention, San Francisco, California, 1992
  • A Guide to Administrative Board Proceedings in the Oklahoma Army National Guard, Judge Advocate General’s School, Charlottesville, Virginia, July, 1991