Aaron D. Bundy

Top rated Family Law attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Bundy Law
Aaron D. Bundy
Bundy Law

Practice Areas: Family Law, Appellate, Civil Litigation view more

Licensed in Oklahoma since: 2006

Education: The University of Tulsa College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020
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Bundy Law

2509 East 21st St
Tulsa, OK 74114 Phone: 918-208-0129 Email: Aaron D. Bundy Visit website


Aaron Bundy represents private clients in matrimonial litigation and criminal defense, with a particular focus on cases involving complex financial issues. A leader in the field of family law, he has written numerous articles and delivered presentations across the United States concerning best practices for litigation and trial. Aaron is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is board-certified for family law trials by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, an ABA-accredited agency.

Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, Aaron has earned top ratings from his peers and many positive reviews and referrals from satisfied clients. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America©* since 2021, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating** from Martindale-Hubbell. Aaron is listed in the world's most exclusive guides to leading professional advisors to the Private Wealth market, including the Chambers USA Family/Matrimonial High Net Worth directory and the Spear's 500 Family Lawyers index. In 2017, he received the OBA’s prestigious Earl Sneed Award in 2017 for outstanding contributions to continuing legal education. 

He has served in a number of leadership roles throughout his career. Presently, he is an associate editor of the Oklahoma Bar Journal, the current president of the Oklahoma chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and the chair of the American Bar Association Family Law section's Trial Practice and Techniques committee. Aaron is also a member of the joint American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers / Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Conference planning committee. 

Aaron Bundy graduated from the University of Tulsa Collins College of Business in 2002; then he received his Juris Doctor from The University of Tulsa College of Law in 2006. In 2021, he obtained a Certified Financial Planner™ certificate from Southern Methodist University. He is licensed to practice in Oklahoma, New York, and Washington, D.C., and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for both the Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. 

*Best Lawyers in America© is an independent peer review organization.

**AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license per the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell®'s Peer Review Rating™ falls into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law, Appellate, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense

First Admitted: 2006, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage: https://www.bundylawoffice.com/bio/aaron-bundy.cfm

Educational Background:
  • University of Tulsa, B.S.B.A., 2002
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States Supreme Court, 2020
  • District of Columbia, 2021
  • New York, 2021
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court - Western District of Oklahoma, 2020
  • United States District Court - Northern District of Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court, 2006
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2019
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Associate Editor, Oklahoma Bar Journal, 2017 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Tulsa County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Chair, Trial Practice & Techniques Committee, American Bar Association (Family Law Section), 2022
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Co-chair, Litigation Section, Tulsa County Bar Association, 2016
  • Faculty, OBA Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute
  • Co-chair, Family Law Section, Tulsa County Bar Association, 2016
  • Supreme Court of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • A two-hour presentation to local attorneys about issues related to virtual and hybrid trials, with a focus on evidentiary issues., Co-presenter, Back to the Courtroom, 2021
  • Family law practitioners deal with both sides of some of the most difficult issues in the law, including substance abuse and recovery, domestic violence allegations, and resist-refuse dynamics. Every case has different evidence, different demands, and different budgets. This program is intended to help attorneys keep an outcome-based perspective to improve case analysis, negotiation, and courtroom performance., Speaker, Trying the Abuse Case in Family Court: Drugs, Violence, and Alienation, MyLawCLE, 2022
  • How to Authenticate Social Media Posts, Texts, Emails, and More, Establishing Foundations for Business Records and Other Documentary Evidence, and Applying Ethics Rules to Evidence, Speaker, How to Lay a Foundation to Get your Evidence Introduced in Oklahoma, National Business Institute™, 2022
  • This presentation covered information and strategies for representation of parents in parental rights and child custody cases, Presenter, Custody Quagmires: Parental Drug Abuse, Mental Illness, Domestic Abuse, Alienation, National Business Institute™, 2023
  • Presentation about helping clients secure their fair share of the marital estate and financial security for the future. Discussion of how to avoid some of the most common - and potentially disastrous - financial mistakes when finding, classifying, valuing and dividing assets so you can win more favorable divorce settlements, Speaker, Divorce Law: What to do When Asset Division Goes Wrong, National Business Institute, 2019
  • This article discusses how attitudes toward marijuana have changed over time and how marijuana use by parents of minor children is viewed and treated by courts., Author, Marijuana and Family Law, Oklahoma Bar Journal, Attorneys, Judges, 2021
  • Attorneys Kathleen Egan and Aaron Bundy taught on identifying and successfully dealing with speaking objections and using the formal offer of proof to encourage the court to reconsider an adverse evidentiary ruling., Speaker, Overcoming Counterfeit Objections and Preserving Evidence for Review, Strafford Publications, Attorneys, 2021
  • Law schools do not teach discovery (among other things). Over time, many attorneys develop bad discovery habits that thwart the purpose and spirit of the Oklahoma Discovery Code. This webinar shows how to break those habits, Speaker, Breaking Bad Discovery Habits, Oklahoma Bar Association, Attorneys, 2020
  • Article intended to assist family lawyers in preparing to examine experts at trial, Co-author, Where to Start? Preparing to Examine a Family Law Expert, Oklahoma Bar Journal, 2018
  • Presentation intended to assist family law professionals with challenging faulty or biased custody evaluations, Co-speaker, Preparing for and Conducting a Cross Examination of a Custody Evaluation, AFCC, 2018
  • Presentation on preparing and using unique evidence at trial. Emphasis placed on pretrial preparation and taking advantage of the relationships between discovery and evidence, including using disclosure requirements and voluntary disclosure as groundwork for admission of summary and demonstrative exhibits, Speaker, The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit, National Business Institute, 2018
  • A presentation about common and uncommon issues that arise when a family member is a foreign national and international travel issues in family law cases, Speaker, The Intersection of Immigration Law and Family Law, Seminole County Bar Association annual Las Vegas CLE, 2018
  • Article on maximizing the value of leading questions on cross-examination, Co-author, Leading the Way, Oklahoma Bar Journal, 2016
  • Article highlighting the rules and policies behind initial disclosure requirements, Co-author, Show Them Yours, Tulsa Lawyer Magazine, 2017
  • Article with tips for making a strong case by connecting with the decisionmaker, whether judge or jury, Co-author, Connecting in the Courtroom, Tulsa Lawyer Magazine, 2016
  • Presentation about the intersection of criminal law and family law, including issues related to the 5th Amendment privilege against self-incrimination in civil cases, Speaker, Marriage, Murder & Molestation, Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2017
  • Presentation about the use of cross-examination in a constructive, credible manner, Speaker, Controlling Cross Examination and Other Trial Tactics and Techniques, Seminole County Bar 11th Annual Las Vegas CLE, 2017
  • Presentation with tips for making a strong connection with the factfinder, whether judge or jury, Speaker, Connecting in the Courtroom, Rogers County Bar Association, 2017
  • Presentation on trial skills, strategies and tactics, Speaker, Trial Tactics, Seminole County Bar 10th Annual Las Vegas CLE, 2016
  • Presentation to Oklahoma City area attorneys on constructive cross-examination, Speaker, Advanced Cross Examination, Oklahoma County Bar Association, 2017
  • Article encouraging use of experts, with discussion of Kovel doctrine, Co-author, Privilege and Work-Product Considerations for Using an Expert as a Consultant, Oklahoma Bar Journal, 2015
  • Article on dealing with improper speaking objections in trial, Co-author, Dealing With Speaking Objections In Trial, Tulsa Lawyer Magazine, 2016
  • Article on dealing with improper speaking objections in trial, Co-author, Slaying the Speaking Objection Dragon, Oklahoma Bar Journal, 2016
  • Article on managing anxiety in trial to eliminate filler words and talking too fast, Co-author, Slowing Down, Tulsa Lawyer Magazine, 2016
  • A Chambers ranking is a mark of distinction received only after rigorous research and vetting. Chambers-ranked lawyers and law firms are among the most elite in their fields. Only 2% of lawyers in the U.S. receive Chambers rankings. As the world’s leading independent researcher of law firms, Chambers rankings apply a methodology honed through 30 years of gathering market intelligence from clients and law firms. No one can buy their way into the Chambers rankings, Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth, Chambers and Partners, 2022
  • Spear's publishes annual rankings of the top private client advisers and service providers to High Net Worth individuals. Their Family Law Index highlights the leading attorneys in this complex and highly charged area of law. , Family Law index, Spear's 500, 2023
  • Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers, Best Lawyers in America©, Best Lawyers®, 2023
  • For outstanding continuing legal education contributions, Earl Sneed award, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2017
  • Recognized as one of 40 professionals under 40 years of age who are giving back to the Tulsa community, 40 Under 40, Tulsa Business & Legal News, 2016
  • AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • We distilled best practices for family law, plaintiff's work, and appeals to create our process. This video covers our article How we handle cases, Our process, 2023
  • This video provides an in-depth, insider's view to discovery disputes. For more information about discovery, read The discovery process, The Dirty Little Secret of Litigation, 2023
  • Taking the high road means creating a credibility gap between yourself and your opponent to give you an advantage in negotiation and in court., Taking the high road, 2023
  • This video offers general information about parenting coordinators and some of the benefits of having a parenting coordinator in a child custody case, Parenting coordinators, 2020
  • This video discusses the three possible outcomes of mediation, Mediation, 2020
  • General information about risk tolerance, risk & reward, and decision making for trial, Assessing a situation for trial, 2020
  • This video describes preparing for trial by prioritizing facts established on cross-examination over the development of facts on direct examination, Cross-centric trial strategy, 2020
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Office location for Aaron D. Bundy

2509 East 21st St
Tulsa, OK 74114


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  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020

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