Robert P. Coffey, Jr.

Robert P. Coffey, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Tulsa, OK

Coffey, Senger & Woodard
 | 4725 East 91st Street, Suite 100
Tulsa, OK 74137
Phone: 918-292-8787
Fax: 918-292-8788
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (50%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (40%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Robert Coffey is the founding member of Coffey, Senger & McDaniel, P.L.L.C., a law firm based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He concentrates his practice in defending motor carriers, insurance companies and their insureds. He is admitted to practice before all Oklahoma state courts, United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western federal jurisdictions and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Coffey has litigated cases throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas and Texas. The firm is involved in handling first response investigations for multiple motor carriers in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Texas and Missouri. Mr. Coffey is active in the Transportation Industry Defense Association, DRI Transportation Section and the American Trucking Association. He has served as a national panel speaker for those entities. Recently, he was selected to play an active role in the American College of Transportation Attorneys.  He has had reported cases including Nautilus Insurance Co. v. 8160 South Memorial Drive, L.L.C., 2000 U.S.App. LEXIS 2570, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, February 2, 2006. He has also written as co-author, Oklahoma Tort Reform: Re-form Over Substance?, Okla. Bar Journal, Vol. 76, No. 12, Page 891, April 9, 2005. Mr. Coffey received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma in 1989 and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tulsa in 1992. He has served as a director for the Tulsa County Bar Association and is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association where he was the past chairman of the insurance section. He has been active in the Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel as a director of the organization. He currently is a Supreme Court Justice for the Citizen Pottawatomie Nation and has served the Oklahoma Department of Labor as an adjunct judge. Born November 25, 1966, in Norman, Oklahoma, he is a lifelong Oklahoman. He is married to Ginger Coffey and they have four children. The family is active in their church and the community. Mr. Coffey enjoys golf, wakeboarding, scuba diving and snow skiing.

    About Robert Coffey, Jr.

    Admitted: 1992, Oklahoma

    Professional Webpage:


    • Managing Editor - The Baculus; Phi Delta Phi; National Trial Team; President's Leadership Class

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member American Bar Association (Commercial Transportation Section); Oklahoma Bar Association (Committee Chairman Insurance Section 2000-2004, Committee Vice Chairman Workers Compensation Section 1994); Tulsa County Bar Association (Board of Directors 2005-2008, Professional Responsibility Committee, Oklahoma Bar Delegate 1996-2006, Awards Committee 1996-1998; Young Lawyers Board Member 1993-1996); Transportation Industry Defense Association; Defense Research Institute; Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel (Board of Directors 1988 - 2005); American Trucking Association; and Transportation Lawyers Association.

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Serve Tulsa County as mediator for mandatory settlement conferences, 2007
    • Liberty Church general counsel, 1995

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Coauthored an authoritative work on tort reform in Oklahoma outlining the various changes in civil law., Co-author, Oklaoma Tort Reform: Re-form over Substance?, Oklahoma Bar Journal vol 76, No.12, Page 891, April 9 , 2005, 2005
    • Author of a paper and presentation regarding the analysis and strategy of litigating a high profile, orthopedic injury case., Author and Instructor, Litigation of a Catastrophic Orthopedic Injury Case, Transportaiton Industry Defense Association, 2005
    • Authored a paper and presented a seminar to various transportation related entities every year from 200 until present that covers all changes in the law of various states concerning transportation litigation., Update on Oklahoma Law, Transportation
    • Authored a paper and was keynote presenter for an OBA sponsored seminar for nursing home litigation., Author and presenter, Nursing HOmes - Guide to Litigation from the Defense Perspective, Oklahoma Bar Association

    Representative Clients:

    • Swift Transportation; Werner; Old Dominion; Ryder Transportation; Associated Wholesale Grocers; Vanliner; CR England; UPS Freight; XL Group; McLane Distribution; Jefferson Partners Bus Lines; Tulsa Transit Authority; Mercer Transportation; Covenant Transport; Nautilus; Southeastern Freight Lines; American Reliable; RLI Group; USA Truck; CNA; GHS Property & Casualty; Gallahger Basset; Comcar; Motor Transport Underwriters; National Interstate; The Colony; York Claims; Great West Casualty; Western Express; Great American Insurance; Occidental Fire & Casualty; US Express;

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Adjunct Judge for the State of Oklahoma Department of Labor
    • AV Rated - Martindale Hubbell;
    • American College of Transportation Attorneys - Mr. Coffey has been selected to be part of an elite group of  transportation attorneys.  The group provides information and advice to trucking companies and their insurers.  ACTA offers lectures and white papers on major topics that impact the industry.
    • Supreme Court Justice for the Citizen Pottawatomie Nation

    Educational Background:

    • University of Oklahoma, BBA Marketing & Finance, 1985

    Industry Groups

    • Transportation; Insurance Defense; Business Litigation
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    Office Location for Robert P. Coffey, Jr.

    4725 East 91st Street
    Suite 100
    Tulsa, OK 74137

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    Last Updated: 7/21/2020

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