TAMRA A. SPRADLIN, Attorney at Law
Tamra A. Spradlin has 27 years of experience as an Oklahoma Attorney, licensed in the State of Oklahoma and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Spradlin received her Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, in 1989, and her Juris Doctorate, Summa Cum Laude, in 1992 from Oklahoma City University. As the youngest person ever to graduate from OCU in 1989, the OCU Law School awarded her the prestigious Hatton W. Sumners Scholarship. During law school, she received numerous honors and awards including the Judge Tom Brett Criminal Law Award. She was selected Outstanding Law Student in 1991 by the Oklahoma Bar Association in recognition of her achievements during Law School. She received multiple American Jurisprudence Awards for attaining academic excellence in the following subjects:
- Constitutional Law
- Wills and Estates
- Criminal Procedure
- Criminal Law
She began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender with the Oklahoma County Public Defender's Office in 1992. She was assigned to the felony trial division, and successfully tried numerous serious felony cases. She obtained numerous Not Guilty verdicts for those wrongfully accused of very serious felonies including rape and murder. In 1997, she was assigned to the newly created Capital Trial Division which provided legal representation in First Degree Murder cases, when the client was facing the death penalty.
Ms. Spradlin was the 2002 recipient of the Clarence Darrow Award from the Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association in recognition of her defense in a high-profile case. She has extensive experience representing people with issues of mental illness, drug addiction and alcoholism. She has been a featured guest speaker at legal seminars including "Learning From the Oklahoma Criminal Jury Trial Masters - Advanced Criminal Jury Trial Techniques."
Spradlin expanded her law practice in 2005 to include helping families in crisis in family court. She has tried numerous Divorce and Child Custody cases, and travels to many different counties in Oklahoma to represent people in family law disputes. Ms. Spradlin is an advocate for Equality, Liberty and Justice for all individuals. She is co-founder of the Father's Parental Rights Law Center, which provides legal representation for fathers facing difficult Paternity, Child Custody and Divorce issues. In 2011, Spradlin was chosen Legal Aid of Western Oklahoma's "Pro Bono Attorney of the Month"for her representation of a mother in a Child Custody case involving Domestic Violence. She has attended Continuing Legal Education courses in the area of Domestic Violence, including: "When Children Experience Domesic Violence" in 2019, and attended the Partners for Change Conference on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Stalking in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2018. View articles on the subjects of child abuse and violence written by Tamra Spradlin at the link on LinkedIn. For Attorney Reviews of Oklahoma Attorney Tamra Spradlin, click here.
Ms. Spradlin has devoted a huge part of her life to helping people and rescuing animals from the animal shelter. She cares about her clients' legal issues, and works hard as a dedicated advocate for their legal rights.