James Bullard

Top rated family law attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP
James Bullard
Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Oklahoma since: 2008

Education: Washington and Lee University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2022
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Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP

2 West Second Street
Suite 700
Tulsa, OK 74103-3117 Visit website


I have been practicing law since September 2008, with the primary focus of my practice being Family and Domestic Law.  I practice primarily in the Tulsa metro region and surrounding areas, and have extensive experience trying cases in the district courthouses in each of Cleveland, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Garfield, Kay, Mayes, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pawnee, Pottawatomie, Pittsburg, Rogers, Wagoner, and Washington Counties. 

I routinely represent clients with matters involving:

  • Dissolution/Divorce, Legal Separation and Annulment (including Same Sex Families);
  • Paternity;
  • Common Law Marriage;
  • Domestic Violence;
  • Juvenile Actions;
  • Child Custody and Visitation;
  • Child Support;
  • Asset and Debt Division and Property Settlement;
  • Support Alimony/Spousal Support;
  • Issues Associated with Prenuptial/Antenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements;
  • Custody Enforcement Actions;
  • Relocation Actions;
  • Matters Involving the Department of Human Services;
  • Contempt Actions – including Failure to Pay Child Support;
  • Modification Actions Associated with Child Custody/Visitation, Child Support and Support Alimony;
  • Orders Nunc Pro Tunc;
  • Name Changes;
  • Child Travel Issues, including Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act Matters;
  • Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act Matters.

In addition to advocating as an advocate for parents and spouses, I also have experience serving as a Parenting Coordinator, Guardian Ad Litem and as a mediator in domestic actions. 

I also have experience representing numerous clients in matters of civil litigation as well as estate planning and drafting of contracts and other legal documentation.

I pride myself on my professionalism, attention to detail and responsiveness.  It is my practice to return calls or emails from clients the same day. 

Practice areas

Family law

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Juvenile law, Name change, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 2008, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage: https://www.dsda.com/People/James-R-Bullard

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Red Flag Compliance for Healthcare Providers, 09/22/09
  • 2013 Super Lawyers® Announced, 10.14.13
  • Doerner Congratulates Our Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in 2014 Oklahoma Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!, 10.09.14
  • Doerner Congratulates Our Lawyers Chosen for Inclusion in 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!, 10.12.15
  • Doerner Saunders Names Managing Partner, New Partner, and Executive Committee Member, 01.01.16
  • James Bullard Joins Leadership Tulsa, 08.01.16
  • Doerner Congratulates Our Lawyers Chosen for Inclusion in 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!, 10.10.16
  • Super Lawyers® Names DSDA Attorneys in 2018 Rankings, 10.10.18
Educational Background:
  •  American History, State University of New York, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, B.S., summa cum laude, Political Science
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 2008
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2008 
  • United States District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2008
  • American Bar Association
  • United States District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2008
  • Oklahoma, 2008
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • Listed in Super Lawyers®, Rising Star, 2013-2020, Super Lawyers, 1900
  • Jim won the 2008 Client Counseling Competition, the 2008 Mediation Competition, and was a Finalist in the 2007 and 2008 Robert J. Grey, Jr. Negotiations Competition

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Excellent family law practitioner!”

Office location for James Bullard

2 West Second Street
Suite 700
Tulsa, OK 74103-3117

Phone: 918-591-5344


10 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2022

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