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Cathy M. Christensen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Oklahoma City, OK

Cathy Christensen & Associates, P.C.
2929 Northwest 138th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73134
Phone: 405-752-5565
Fax: 405-752-5570
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Oklahoma Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Family Law, General Litigation
Attorney Profile

Cathy M. Christensen is a leading family law attorney in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her law firm, Cathy Christensen & Associates, P.C., handles family law matters including divorce, annulment, child custody, child support, paternity, fathers' rights, property division, adoption, domestic violence, alimony and prenuptial agreements, as well as general civil litigation. She serves clients in the State of Oklahoma.

A graduate of Oklahoma State University, Ms. Christensen obtained her law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law. She is licensed to practice in all Oklahoma state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.

In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Christensen is an active participant in many professional and community organizations. She has served in leadership positions with the Oklahoma County Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Foundation and the American Bar Association. She served as the 2012 President of the Oklahoma Bar Association.  In 2013, she was appointed by Governor Fallin to the Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors.  She is a member of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City.

In recognition of her contributions to the legal profession, Ms. Christensen received a variety of honors over the course of her career. In 2014, the Oklahoma County Bar Association presented her with an award in recognition of her professionalism. The Oklahoma Supreme Court gave her its Sovereignty Symposium award in 2013.

In 2006, the Oklahoma Bar Association awarded Ms. Christensen the Mona Salyer Lambird Spotlight Award, which is given to notable women in the legal profession. Ms. Christensen was named one of the top 10 family law attorneys by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 20%General Litigation

Selections

16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

About Cathy M. Christensen

First Admitted: 1987

Professional Webpage: https://lawyersokc.com/our-team

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Oklahoma Attorneys for Children
  • Oklahoma Attorneys for America's Heroes
  • Oklahoma County Pro Bono Docket
  • Served since 2015 on the Oklahoma Board of Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors. Appointed by Governor Fallin
  • Rotary Club 29, Oklahoma City, Member, 2013-current
  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation, Development Committee, Chair, 2010
  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation, Strategic Plan Revenue and Enhancement Task Force Committee, 2009-2010
  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation, Grants and Awards Committee, 2008-2010
  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation, Trustee, 2006-2013

Educational Background

  • Oklahoma State University, B.S., 1982

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Oklahoma Bar Association, President, 2012
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, President-Elect, 2011
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Vice President, 1992
  • Council on Judicial Complaints, Member, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2014
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Budget Committee, 2005, 2011-2014
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 2010-2011
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Women in Law Committee, 1990-current
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Strategic Plan Committee, 2010, 2013
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Awards Committee, 2008-2014
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Facilities Committee, 2006-2010
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1988-current
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Bench and Bar Committee, 2006-2013
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Board of Governors, 2006-2009
  • BOG Liaison Oklahoma County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2006-2009

Honors/Awards

  • OCBA President's Professionalism Award, 2014
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court, Sovereignty Symposium Award, 2013
  • OCU Distinguished Alumni Award, 2011
  • University School of Law, Award for Community Service, Oklahoma City, 2009
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Mona Salyer Lambird Spotlight Award Recipient, 2006
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, Professional Service Award, 2010
  • Rated BV Distinguished, Very High from Lexus-Nexus
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award for Excellence in the field of Family Law, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court, Friend of the Court Award, 2013
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, President's Award, 2008 and 2013
  • Top 25 Female Oklahoma Super Lawyers, 2007
  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation, Distinguished Service Award, 1994-2000
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Office Location for Cathy M. Christensen

2929 Northwest 138th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73134

Phone: 405-752-5565

Fax: 405-752-5570

Last Updated: 6/29/2022

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