Tamra A. Spradlin, Attorney at Law
Tamra A. 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:
- Judge Tom Brett Criminal Law Award
- American Jurisprudence Award Constitutional Law
- American Jurisprudence Award Evidence
- American Jurisprudence Award Criminal Law
- American Jurisprudence Award Property
- American Jurisprudence Award Bankruptcy
- American Jurisprudence Award Criminal Procedure
- President of the Moot Court Board
- National Moot Court Team
- Order of the Barristers
- Outstanding Law School Student (presented by the Oklahoma Bar Association)
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 Capital Trial Division, which provided legal representation in First Degree Murder cases for clients facing the death penalty. Spradlin attended training and Continuing Legal Education in the area of Capital Punishment Cases, presented at the Airlie Conference Center by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. She also attended the Brian R. Shechmeister Death Penalty College in Santa Clara, California.
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." She has published articles on the subjects of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse on LinkedIn. She is licensed in the state of Oklahoma and the United States Supreme Court.
Spradlin's law practice includes helping families in crisis in family court. She has tried numerous Divorce and Child Custody cases, and travels to many different counties in Oklahoma defending the rights of parents to their children. She was chosen Legal Aid of Western Oklahoma's "Pro Bono Attorney of the Month" in 2011 for her representation in a Child Custody trial of a Mother who had suffered domestic abuse. She was selected by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys as one of the "10 Best Attorneys" for Client Satisfaction for Oklahoma Family Law in 2019. She was named as a Top 10 Family Law Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine, and she was selected as a Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney by The National Advocates in 2019.
Spradlin has devoted a huge part of her life to helping people and rescuing animals from the animal shelter. She believes in equality for all individuals, cares about her clients' legal issues, and works hard to protect their legal rights.
If you would like to contact Ms. Spradlin for help with your case, please visit the Contact page of this site, or call the office at (405) 752-6000. All incoming e-mails are closely monitored by Ms. Spradlin's Legal Assistant, and will be forwarded to her for review. Please visit the office procedures page for information about your client appointments. For any questions you might have about this office, please let us know and we will be happy to assist you.