M. Shane Henry

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Tulsa, OK

Henry & Dow
 | 1616 S Main St, Tulsa, OK 74119
Phone: 800-549-0970
Fax: 918-512-4461
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (60%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

M. Shane Henry is an attorney at Henry & Dow in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mr. Henry practices civil litigation, family law and criminal defense, serving clients in Tulsa, Norman and the Oklahoma City region. He is admitted in all Oklahoma state courts and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.

Mr. Henry received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Tulsa and received his law degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law. He has been licensed to practice law since 2007 and has more than 10 years of experience. He was trained in negotiation skills training taught by Harvard Law School faculty and received training through the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

In addition, Mr. Henry has completed the Roger Dodd Trial Skills Clinic and the family law trial advocacy institutes through the American Bar Association and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Henry has lectured at several continuing legal education seminars, including the Oklahoma Bar Association’s family law section trial advocacy institute.  

An active member of his legal community, Mr. Henry has served in various roles with the Tulsa County Bar Association and the Oklahoma Bar Association. He also belongs to the Creek County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Henry has been recognized for his achievements, including attaining the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from the respected peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. He received the “10 Best” award in terms of client satisfaction from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and the Oklahoma Bar Association’s family law section named him “Family Law Attorney of the Year” in 2016.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with 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® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (60%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Criminal Defense (30%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Shane Henry

Admitted: 2007, Oklahoma

Honors/Awards:

  • Oklahoma Family Law Attorney of the Year, Family Law Section, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2016
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
  • Honoree, Class of Tulsa 40, Tulsa Business & Legal News, 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated Trial Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Advanced Cross Examination, Roger Dodd Trial Skills, 2014
  • Advanced Child Custody Program, Houston Family Law Trial Institute, 2014
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy as a Trial Advocacy Teaching Skills, San Francisco, California, 2013
  • Houston Family Law Trial Institute, 2013
  • Teacher Training Skills, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 2013
  • ABA/NITA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, Boulder, CO, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • General Member, Oklahoma Association for Justice, 2014
  • Chair, OBA Family Law Section, Continuing Legal Education, 2013
  • Member, United States District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2014
  • Member, United States District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2014
  • Instructor, Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute, 2014
  • Founding Member, Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute, 2014
  • Chair, Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section, 2014
  • Member, United States District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • AAML Advanced Training Seminar (Negations), 2012
  • AAML Introductory Training Seminar, 2011
  • CLE Presentation, Modern Day Slavery: Members Take Action, Representing Human Trafficking Victims in Family Law, Oklahoma Bar Association, September 19, 2014 
  • CLE Presentation, Family Law Openings in Trial - Tell Them Where You Are Going, Oklahoma Bar Association, September 18, 2014
  • CLE Presentation, Trial Skills & Tactics, Tulsa County Bar Association Annual Meeting, December 2014
  • CLE Presentation, Trial Skills and Tactics: Electronic Evidence, Chickasaw County Bar Association Annual Meeting, December 2014
  • CLE Presentation, Social Media, Internet and E-mail Evidence at Trial – Admissibility of Electronic Evidence, Mayes County Bar Association, October 14, 2014. 
  • CLE Presentation, Preparing for & Presenting Motion Hearings, Oklahoma Paralegal Association Summer Seminar, August 9, 2014
  • CLE Presentation, The Essentials of Preparing Evidence for Trial, Oklahoma Paralegal Association Summer Seminar, August 9, 2014
  • CLE Presentation, Social Media, Internet and E-mail Evidence at Trial – Admissibility of Electronic Evidence, Oklahoma Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Conference, June 21, 2014
  • CLE Presentation, Social Media, Internet and E-mail Evidence at Trial - Admissibility of Electronic Evidence, Tulsa County Bar Association, December 2012
  • CLE Presentation, Deviating from the Child Support Guidelines, Tulsa County Bar Association, 2012
  • CLE Presentation, UCCJEA and UIFSA Jurisdiction in Custody and Support Actions, Oklahoma Bar Association, September 6 & 7, 2012
  • CLE Presentation, Social Media Discovery, Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2011

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Office Location for M. Shane Henry

1616 S Main St
Tulsa, OK 74119

Phone: 800-549-0970

Fax: 918-512-4461

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Last Updated: 3/14/2019

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