Top rated criminal defense attorney in Oklahoma City, OklahomaMendros Law Office, PLLC
Jaye Mendros has moved her practice to the Midtown Law Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A skilled and committed criminal defense attorney with 30 years of legal experience, she serves clients in Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas.
Ms. Mendros handles all types of felonies and misdemeanors at the state level, including homicide, assault, battery, DUI and other alcohol-related charges, expungements, firearms cases, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, domestic abuse, racketeering, revocations, sentence modifications and theft crmes. She also has experience with youthful offender cases, juvenile crimes and appeals. She has also represented Native American clients across the State after the SCOTUS handed down the historic McGirt opinion in 2020. Constitutional law often overlaps with criminal law, and Ms. Mendros has also successfully defended cases and changed laws in Oklahoma on Constitutional grounds, most notably with her push to legalize tattoos in 2006.
Earlier in her legal career, Ms. Mendros worked at Oklahoma Indigent Defense System, the Oklahoma County Public Defender’s Office, and the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals. These experiences provided her with the knowledge and skills necessary for practicing criminal defense. She is a dedicated and aggressive advocate on behalf of her clients, always fighting for justice.
After earning her bachelor’s degree, Ms. Mendros received her law degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. While attending law school, she served as note editor for the Oklahoma Law Review and belonged to the Order of the Barristers and the Order of the Coif. A believer in the value of education, she is an adjunct professor at her alma mater, the University of Oklahoma College of Law.
An active member of the legal community, Ms. Mendros belongs to several professional organizations. She is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and past member of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inn of Court. She has also been active with Amnesty International.
Practice areasCriminal defense, Constitutional law
Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal fraud, Criminal law, Drug & alcohol violations, Expungement, False accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor vehicle offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex offenses, Theft, Criminal domestic violence
- 80% Criminal defense
- 20% Constitutional law
First Admitted: 1994, Oklahoma
Professional Webpage: http://www.jayemendros.com/about.html
- Adjunct Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2013-Present.
- Author: Morgan v. Illinois Takes a Step Out of Eliminating Hanging Juries in Capital Cases: Oklahoma Law Review (1994).
- Member: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, American Bar Association, Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inns of Court.
- , American Jurisprudence Award for Criminal Procedure II and Conflicts of Laws
- Michael Salem Civil Rights Award, William Grimes Civil Libertarian Award, Note Editor of Oklahoma Law Review (1993-94), Madison's Who's Who of Business and Professional Executives (2006-07).
- Designated Representative for the Honorable Amy Palumbo in PR-22-334., 2022
- Joe and Donna Turner, re: the wrongful death of their daughter, Chanda Turner
- A Different Image Tattoo Studio; Oklahoma Association of Body Art.
- The Honorable Jerry D. Bass.
Office location for Jaye Mendros
512 NW 12th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
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