Adam R. Banner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Oklahoma City, OK

The Law Offices of Adam R. Banner, P.C.
 | 1900 NW Expressway, Suite 603
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Phone: 405-778-4800
Fax: 888-269-0602
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Focusing his practice exclusively on criminal defense, Adam R. Banner is the founder of his own firm that is based in Oklahoma City. He provides representation to residents of the greater metropolitan area who have been charged by the state with misdemeanor or felony offenses. The types of cases that Mr. Banner has handled have included drug possession and trafficking, armed robbery, assault and battery, child abuse, domestic violence, driving under the influence, rape, incest, money laundering, embezzlement, weapons violations and kidnapping. He has secured dismissals or acquittals in regards to almost every Oklahoma crime imaginable, including:

  • Acquiring Proceeds From Drug Activity
  • Aggravated Possession of Child Pornography
  • Aggravated Trafficking in Illegal Drugs
  • Armed Robbery
  • Assault and Battery
  • Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon
  • Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
  • Child Abuse by Injury
  • Child Neglect
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Conspiracy to Commit a Felony 
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Abuse by Strangulation
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI) 
  • Drug Conspiracy
  • Embezzlement by State Employees
  • Failure to Report Child Neglect
  • First Degree Rape
  • First Degree Rape by Instrumentation
  • First Degree Robbery
  • Forcible Oral Sodomy
  • Grand Larceny 
  • Incest
  • Indecent or Lewd Acts with a Minor
  • Kidnapping 
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Personal Injury
  • Lewd Molestation
  • Lewd Acts with Child Under 16
  • Lewd Molestation of a Child Under 12
  • Making Lewd or Indecent Proposals to a Child Under 16
  • Maintaining a Dwelling Where CDS is Kept or Sold
  • Maintaining Drug-Involved Premises
  • Manufacturing Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS)
  • Money Laundering 
  • Offering to Sell False Identification Documents
  • Obstructing an Officer 
  • Obtaining CDS by Forgery
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Possession of CDS
  • Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of CDS w/ Intent to Distribute w/in 2000 Feet of School
  • Possession of CDS w/in 1000 Feet of a School or Park
  • Possession of CDS in the Presence of a Minor
  • Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony
  • Possession of Marijuana 
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Drug Proceeds
  • Procuring a Child for Lewd Acts
  • Providing Pornographic Material to a Minor 
  • Public Intoxication
  • Racketeering (RICO)
  • Rape in the First Degree by Instrumentation
  • Rape in the Second Degree by Instrumentation
  • Second Degree Rape
  • Second Degree Robbery
  • Second Degree Burglary 
  • Sexual Abuse of a Child
  • Sexual Battery
  • Threatening to Perform an Act of Violence 
  • Trafficking in Illegal Drugs
  • Unlawful Possession of a Weapon 
  • Using a Computer to Violate Oklahoma Statutes
  • Victims Protection Orders
  • Violation of the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act

Mr. Banner has in many cases been able to obtain acquittals for his clients, while in other instances he has achieved favorable results through plea agreements negotiated with the prosecution. His fellow professionals have taken note of his track record, and they have awarded him a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Mr. Banner has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for several consecutive years.

In 2007, Mr. Banner received a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy with distinction from the University of Oklahoma. He then went on to pursue his legal studies at Oklahoma City University School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor magna cum laude in 2011. Mr. Banner is admitted to practice before all Oklahoma state courts. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Banner has delivered several continuing legal education presentations on various criminal defense topics, and his professional affiliations include the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Federal Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (100%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Adam Banner

Admitted: 2011, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage: https://www.oklahomalegalgroup.com/team/adam-r-banner

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys, Oklahoma, 2019
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Oklahoma, 2019
  • Top 3 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Oklahoma City, Three Best Rated, 2019
  • Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Oklahoma City, Expertise, 2019
  •  “Superb” Rated Criminal Defense Attorneys, Avvo, 2019
  • "Lead Counsel" rated, 2019
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Silver Client Champion, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Oklahoma, 2018
  • Top 3 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Oklahoma City, Three Best Rated, 2018
  • Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Oklahoma City, Expertise, 2018
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2018
  •  “Superb” Rated Criminal Defense Attorneys, Avvo, 2018
  • "Lead Counsel" rated, 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Oklahoma, 2017
  • Top 3 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Oklahoma City, Three Best Rated, 2017
  • Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Oklahoma City, Expertise, 2017
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2017
  •  “Superb” Rated Criminal Defense Attorneys, Avvo, 2017
  • "Lead Counsel" rated, 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Oklahoma, 2016
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2016
  •  “Superb” Rated Criminal Defense Attorneys, Avvo, 2016
  • "Lead Counsel" rated, 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Oklahoma, 2015
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2015
  •  “Superb” Rated Criminal Defense Attorneys, Avvo, 2015
  • "Lead Counsel" rated, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Oklahoma, 2014
  • "Lead Counsel" rated, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Supreme Court, 2015
  • Member, National LexisNexis Firm Manager Advisory Board, 2014
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, 2011
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court, 2011
  • All Oklahoma District Courts, 2011
  • All Oklahoma Municipal Courts, 2011
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2011
  • Member, Oklahoma Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2011
  • Member, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2011
  • Member, Oklahoma County Bar Association, 2011
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Lecturer, "False Confessions" - Robert J. Turner American Inn of Court, 2019
  • Lecturer, "Sex, Violent, and Drug Crimes Registration" - Cindy Foley Criminal Defense Basics Seminar, 2018
  • Volunteer, "Breathe Hope Run/Walk" - Oklahoma Lung Cancer Initiative, 2018
  • Lecturer, "Use of Technology in Legal Practice" - Chickasaw Nation Bar Association 2017 Winter Seminar, 2017
  • Volunteer, "Breathe Hope Run/Walk" - Oklahoma Lung Cancer Initiative, 2017
  • Lecturer, "Sex, Violent, and Drug Crimes Registration" - Cindy Foley Criminal Defense Basics Seminar, 2017
  • Volunteer, "Oklahoma City Free to Breathe Run/Walk" - Free to Breathe, 2015
  • Lecturer, "When Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?" - Oklahoma City Business Network, 2015
  • Volunteer, "Oklahoma City Free to Breathe Run/Walk" - Free to Breathe, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Columnist, American Bar Association (ABA) Journal, Bi-weekly Column on Law & Pop Culture, 2017 to Present, Columnist, 2019
  • Contributor, Huffington Post, Contributor from 2013-2018, Author, 2018
  • Contributor, LawInSport, Single Contribution, Author, 2017
  • Contributor, The Daily Oklahoman, Multiple Contributions, Author, 2017
  • Contributor, Above the Law, Single Contribution, Author, 2014
  • Contributor, LexisNexis, Multiple Contributions, Author, 2014
  • Columnist, The Jurist, Multiple Columns from 2013-2014, Columnist, 2014
  • Contributor, The Oklahoma Policy Institute, Single Contribution, Author, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Full List of All Dismissals and Acquittals
  • NOT GUILTY - First Degree Rape, 2018
  • NOT GUILTY - Lewd or Indecent Proposals to Child Under 16, 2017
  • NOT GUILTY - Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, 2016
  • NOT GUILTY - Indecent or Lewd Acts with a Child Under 16, 2016
  • NOT GUILTY - Violation of Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act, 2015
  • NOT GUILTY - Child Abuse by Injury, 2014
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court Appeal - Succesful challenge to retroactive application of Oklahoma Sex Offender Registry laws, 2013
  • NOT GUILTY - Aggravated Possession of Child Pornography, 2012
  • NOT GUILTY - Lewd or Indecent Acts in the Presence of a Child, 2012
  • NOT GUILTY - Indecent or Lewd Acts with a Child Under 16, 2011

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Educational Background:

  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2011
  •  University of Oklahoma, B.A., Distinction, 2007
Office Location for Adam R. Banner

1900 NW Expressway
Suite 603
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Phone: 405-778-4800

Fax: 888-269-0602

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Last Updated: 5/14/2019

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