Stephen L. Cortes

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Cortes Law Firm
Stephen L. Cortes
Cortes Law Firm

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Oklahoma since: 1999

Education: Oklahoma City University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
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Cortes Law Firm

5801 Broadway Extension Hwy
Suite 110
Oklahoma City, OK 73118 Visit website


Stephen L. Cortes is the attorney behind the Cortes Law Firm located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. As a skilled and efficient estate planning attorney, he offers vital tools that individuals need as they progress to the golden age. He is committed to ensuring they have the right estate plan in place to protect their legacy, assets and future. He assists with:

  • Estate and trust planning
  • Probate administration
  • Wills and trusts
  • Advance health care directives
  • Powers of attorney
  • Pour-over last will and testament
  • HIPAA authorization
  • Real estate in trust

After completing his Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in marketing from The University of Texas at El Paso in 1992, Mr. Cortes attended the Oklahoma City University School of Law and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1999. He was authorized to practice law in all of Oklahoma the same year. He served as a legal intern at the Oklahoma Supreme Court for nearly two years.

With 23 years of legal experience in this area, Mr. Cortes understands that every family situation is unique and takes the time to figure out where they are and what their dreams and goals are. He strives to offer peace of mind and lifetime support for every stage of his clients’ lives. He has efficiently represented individuals, families and businesses in both private and public sectors. He also has experience serving as a deputy general counsel for the former Governor of Oklahoma Charles Bradford Henry.

A highly regarded legal professional, Mr. Cortes focuses his efforts on helping his community. He sits on the board of Oklahoma City Rescue Mission and Reaching Our City, a nonprofit that provides services to the homeless in the Oklahoma City metro area. A lifetime member of Leadership Oklahoma, he also holds active memberships in the Oklahoma Bar Association and Oklahoma County Bar Association. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 100% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 1999, Oklahoma

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer, Oklahoma City Rescue Mission
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, WealthCounsel
  • Board Member of the Oklahoma City Rescue Mission
  • Leadership Oklahoma Lifetime Member
  • Member, Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • University of Texas El Paso, B.B.A., Marketing, 1992

Office location for Stephen L. Cortes

5801 Broadway Extension Hwy
Suite 110
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Phone: 405-213-0856


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024

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