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 - 2019
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 senior partner at Henry + Dow and represents clients in the Tulsa metropolitan area. With over a decade of experience, Mr. Henry focuses his practice on cases of family law, including divorce, custody, visitation, same-sex marriage, father’s rights and adoption. Honored by Tulsa Business & Legal News as a Tulsa 40 Honoree, he was also praised by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys with the 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award in 2014.

Admitted to practice in the state courts of Oklahoma and before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, Mr. Henry obtained his Juris Doctor from The University of Tulsa College of Law. His undergraduate degree came from Langston University, where he graduated in 1997 with a major in accounting.

Mr. Henry is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is involved with many other professional legal organizations. These include the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Litigation Section, the Family Law Section, the Leadership Committee and the Appellate Section. He was also chair of the Family Law Section and continuing legal education chair.

With extensive experience as a trial lawyer, Mr. Henry is a member of the Creek County Bar Association, the Tulsa County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Oklahoma Association for Justice. Mr. Henry has also taught seminars and classes for the National Family Law Trial Institute in Houston, the National College for DUI Defense and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (60%): Adoption, 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

Adoption, 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 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Shane Henry

Admitted: 2007, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage: https://www.henrydowlaw.com/About/Shane-Henry.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Oklahoma Super Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Family Law and Family Law Mediation
  • AV Preeminent Rated Trial Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2019 - Present
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
  • Honoree, Class of Tulsa 40, Tulsa Business & Legal News, 2014
  • Oklahoma Family Law Attorney of the Year, Family Law Section, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Section Member, Tulsa County Bar Association, Family Law Division
  • Member, Family Law Bar
  • Member, ABA, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, OBA, Young Lawyers Division
  • Chair Elect, Oklahoma Bar Association, Family Law Section, CLE, 2013
  • Chair, Oklahoma Bar Association, CLE, 2013
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education and Social
  • Member, Creek County Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • Member, Tulsa County Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Practice Manual
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2010 - Present
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Leadership Committee
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Appellate Section
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2010 - Present
  • Chair, OBA Family Law Section, Continuing Legal Education, 2013
  • United States Supreme Court, 2019
  • Member, United States District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2014
  • Member, United States District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2014
  • Founding Member, Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute, 2014
  • Instructor, Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute, 2014
  • General Member, Oklahoma Association for Justice, 2014 - Present
  • Chair, Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section, 2014
  • Member, United States District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • CLE Presentation Washington County Bar Association, Social Media Discovery, 2011
  • Presenter, Oklahoma Bar Association, Family Law Section, Trial Advocacy Institute
  • Speaker, Continuing Legal Education, Family Law
  • CLE Presentation Tulsa County Bar Association, Social Media Discovery, 2011
  • CLE Moderator for Oklahoma Bar Association FLS, Family Law Issues, September 19, 2013 and September 20, 2013
  • CLE Presentation Delaware County Bar Association, Social Media Discovery, 2011
  • CLE Moderator for Oklahoma Bar Association FLS, Business Valuations, May 8, 2013 and May 9, 2013
  • CLE Presentation, Social Media Discovery, Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2011
  • CLE Moderator for Oklahoma Bar Association FLS, Dealing with Difficult Family Law Issues, December 19, 2013 and December 20, 2013
  • National College for DUI Defense at Harvard University
  • Shane Henry Featured on Small Firm Forum Podcast, 2019
  • Child Tax Exemptions Related to a Decree of Dissolution of Marriage , Oklahoma Bar Journal, Volume 83, 2012
  • Privilege and Work-Product Considerations for Using an Expert as a Consultant , Oklahoma Bar Journal, Volume 86, 2015
  • OBJECTION: Dealing With Speaking Objections In Trial , Tulsa Lawyer Magazine, January, 2016
  • CLE Presentation, UCCJEA and UIFSA Jurisdiction in Custody and Support Actions, Oklahoma Bar Association, September 6 & 7, 2012
  • CLE Presentation, Deviating from the Child Support Guidelines, Tulsa County Bar Association, 2012
  • CLE Presentation, Social Media, Internet and E-mail Evidence at Trial - Admissibility of Electronic Evidence, Tulsa County Bar Association, December 2012 - December 2013
  • 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, The Essentials of Preparing Evidence for Trial, Oklahoma Paralegal Association Summer Seminar, August 9, 2014
  • CLE Presentation, Preparing for & Presenting Motion Hearings, Oklahoma Paralegal Association Summer Seminar, August 9, 2014
  • CLE Presentation, Family Law Openings in Trial - Tell Them Where You Are Going, Oklahoma Bar Association, September 18, 2014
  • CLE Presentation, Modern Day Slavery: Members Take Action, Representing Human Trafficking Victims in Family Law, Oklahoma Bar Association, September 19, 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, Trial Skills and Tactics: Electronic Evidence, Chickasaw County Bar Association Annual Meeting, December 2014
  • CLE Presentation, Trial Skills & Tactics, Tulsa County Bar Association Annual Meeting, December 2014
  • AAML Advanced Training Seminar (Negations), 2012
  • AAML Introductory Training Seminar, 2011

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Contributor to Bloomberg as Authority on Oklahoma Matrimonial Law: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-10/continental-chief-hamm-must-pay-972-million-in-divorce.html, 2014
  • Contributor to CNN Money as Authority on Oklahoma Matrimonial Law: http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/12/news/harold-hamm-divorce/index.html?category=home, 2014

Educational Background:

  • Langston University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Major: Accounting, 1997
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1616 S Main St
Tulsa, OK 74119

Phone: 800-549-0970

Fax: 918-512-4461

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