Tracy A. Cinocca

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Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Tulsa, OK

Tracy A. Cinocca, P.C.
 | 10026a S Mingo Rd, Suite 238
Tulsa, OK 74133
Phone: 918-488-9117
Fax: 918-488-9117
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Family Law (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Tracy A. Cinocca is the founder, president and lead attorney of Tracy A. Cinocca, P.C., in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A highly rated lawyer with more than 23 years of total legal experience, Ms. Cinocca provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Tulsa metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    · Plaintiff personal injury and wrongful death

    · Consumer law and product liability liability

    · Business law, contracts, formation and planning

    · Business litigation

    · Family law and divorce

    · Probate

    · Employment litigaiton

    · Plaintiff class actions and mass torts

    · Appeals

    Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Cinocca has gained a reputation for her in-depth legal knowledge and her unwavering commitment to helping her clients find the quality solutions and favorable outcomes they seek for their legal challenges as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Before becoming an attorney, she worked in legal research and writing, as a purchasing assistant for a major heat pump manufacturer, and she held a number of administrative roles for companies and corporations in various industries.

    Her past business and industrial experiences help her to better address her clients' issues concerning their own commercial operations, and she gained invaluable experience working for several law firms in the areas of personal injury and employment law. Moreover, she currently manages all aspects of her law firm, so she fully understands the unique struggles and challenges business owners can face in the day-to-day operation of their businesses.

    A 1993 graduate of Oklahoma City University, Ms. Cinocca earned her Master of Business Administration from the same in 1994. She then attended the University of Tulsa College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1997. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She has taught courses to human resource representatives of major corporations through the Lorman Institute.

    A dean's list scholar in law school, Ms. Cinocca served as Student Bar Association representative as well as member of the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature Delegate, and she completed international legal studies at Loyola Law School Chicago's Rome Center. She also received certification as an Oklahoma Supreme Court certified mediator as well as a health law certificate.

    Ms. Cinocca has held a number of leadership roles with the American Bar Associations, and she is a member of the Tulsa County and Oklahoma Bar Associations, among her other professional affiliations. She also has several publications to her credit, and she has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics. Ms. Cinocca has been engaged in active litigation related to automobile manufacturer defects against General Motors in New York and IVC Filter litigation against Cook in Indiana. 

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Family Law
    • 20%Business Litigation
    • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Defects, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Class Actions, Toxic Torts

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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    About Tracy Cinocca

    Admitted: 1998, Oklahoma

    Professional Webpage: https://cinoccalaw.com/tracycinocca/resume/

    Honors/Awards:

    • "American Inns of Court are designed to improve the skills, professionalism and ethics of the bench and bar. An American Inn of Court is an amalgam of judges, lawyers, and in some cases, law professors and law students. Each Inn meets approximately once a month both to "break bread" and to hold programs and discussions on matters of ethics, skills and professionalism." www.innsofcourt.org., Member, Hudson Hall Wheaton Inns of Court, 2010

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Licensed to practice law in Oklahoma, Eastern, Western and Northern U.S. District Courts, Licensed before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court, Masters in Business Administration, Health Law Certification, Early Settlement Program Certification.

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Oklahoma Attorneys for Justice, Tulsa County Bar Professional Grievance Committee, Tulsa County Bar Channel Two News Ask a Lawyer Program, Tulsa County Bar Family Law and Litigation Sections. Federal Bar Association Member. Hudson Hall Wheaton Inns of Court. American Bar Association Family Law Section Council Member. American Bar Association Young Lawyers Newsletter Editor, Tulsa County Bar Association (1999-present): section membership in Family Law (2008-2016), Employment Law (2003-2006); the Tulsa County Professional Responsibility Commission (2003-2005); Corporate, Criminal, & Young Lawyers (2005-2006); Litigation Section (2005-2016), Committee- Draft Instructions for VPO Forms to Be made Available Online for Completion, The Strategic Planning Committee, & Women in Law Committee (2016); Young Lawyers Association (1998-2007); Chair of Subsection of Health Law Committee (1998-2001), Hudson-Hall Wheaton Chapter of American Inns of Court (2010-2013), American Bar Association Section of Family Law Vice- Chair of the Domestic Violence Committee and Executive Member of the Sponsorship-Fundraising Committee (2008-2009), Federal Bar Association (2008), American Bar Association Chair and Editor of the Young Lawyers Business Newsletter Committee (2007-2008), American Bar Association (2002-present). Section membership in Business Law (2004-2009); Family Law (2004-2008); Young Lawyers (2002-2009); Member Business Law Section Young Lawyers Forum (2005-2008), Region IV Council Member of Family Law Section (2006-2009), Litigation (2004-2006), American Association for Justice (AAJ), formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (1999-2008): Subsections of Business Torts & Family Law (2005-08); Young Lawyers (1999-2008), Oklahoma County Bar (1998-2000), Oklahoma Bar Association (1998-Present), ABA Business Law Council Member (2006-2009), 1900

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Maintenance of Oklahoma's First Divorce Attorney Fee calculator; Maintenance of Free Information & Resources through Golden Rule Page of Website, in addition to informational videos and blogs; & Multiple Pro Bono Actions and legal services provided for the benefit of others and in service of the community, Cinocca Law Newsletter with Blogs and Announcements of useful legal and community information, OETA Channel 11 Ask-A-lawyer in Honor of National Law Day on May 1, 2016, Breast Cancer Litigation Task Force, 2008-2016, Editor of the Breast Cancer Litigation Guide, Komen Institute, 2008-2010, Call a Lawyer at KJRH Channel 2, 2007-2009, Former Junior Great Books children’s leader & Young Lives Mentor Mom’s program

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The American Association for Justice, July 2007 Annual Convention- Chicago, Illinois
    • Oklahoma Bar Association Solo & Small Firm Conference, June 2000-2003- Lake Texoma
    • Oklahoma Bar Association Women in Law Conference, Sept. 2003- Tulsa, OK
    • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, July 2005 Annual Convention- Toronto, Canada
    • The American Bar Association, Aug. 2005 Annual Convention- Chicago, Illinois
    • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Dec. 2005 Weekend with the Stars- New York, New York
    • The American Bar Association of Business Law, April 2006 Spring Convention- Tampa, Florida: Training in: Partnerships and Alternative Business Entities; Employment Litigation; Cyberspace Law;Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation; A View from the Bench (and Jury Box)- A Female Perspective; Sarbanes-Oxley Obligations and Intellectual Property; Law Reform in Nonprofit Corporation Law Including Directors, Officers and Trustees
    • The American Bar Association of Family Law, Oct. 2006 Fall Convention- Santa Fe, New Mexico
    • The American Bar Association of Business Law, March 2007 Spring Convention- Washington, DC
    • The American Association of Family Law, April 2007 Spring Convention- Monterey, California
    • “Landmines for Discharge.” Lorman Institute, 6/13/2007
    • The American Bar Association of Business & Family Law, Aug. 2007 Annual Convention- San Francisco, California
    • The American Association for Justice, Dec. 2007 Annual Weekend with the Stars- New York, New York
    • The American Bar Association of Business Law for the Young Business Lawyer, April 2008 Spring Convention- Dallas, Texas: Training in: Contract Drafting and the Deal
    • Council Meeting for the American Bar Association of Family Law, April 2008- Chicago, Illinois
    • The American Bar Association of Family Law, Aug. 2008 Annual Convention & Council Meeting- New York, New York: Speaker on ‘Breast Cancer Litigation Guide’ & ‘Hot Tips from the Experts’
    • The American Bar Association of Family Law & Council Meeting, Oct. 2008 Fall Convention- Scottsdale, Arizona
    • The American Bar Association of Business Law, April 2009 Annual Convention- Vancouver, Canada: Training in: What to Expect When Your Deal Goes Bad; Contract Drafting; Understanding LLC Operating Agreements- How the Deal Affects Drafting; The Legal Side of the World of Sports and Entertainment
    • The Need for a Family Decision Making Statute in Oklahoma.” Oklahoma Bar Journal. Vol. 69, No. 48, 12/26/1998
    • Employee Discharge & Documentation in Oklahoma: FMLA Overview & FMLA Litigation.” Lorman Institute. 1/23/2009
    • Lorman Institute-Instructor on Employment Discrimination Issues and the Family Medical Leave Act, Author of Surrogate Decision Making in the Health Care Contect in the Oklahoma Bar Journal, Published Author of Careers in Law Without a College Degree by Barrons Educational Series, Author of Marital Property Law in Oklahoma for the American Bar Association.
    • Careers in the Law: Success Without College. Barron’s Educational Series, Inc., 2001
    • The Lorman Institute – “Advance Topics In the Family and Medical Leave Act in Oklahoma.” 8/24/2006
    • The American Bar Association of Family Law Section. “Hot Tips from the Experts.” Discovery. 08/2008, The American Bar Association of Family Law Section. “Family Law Discovery: The Basics and Beyond.” 4/23/2008, The Lorman Institute- “Managing Employee Documentation.” 1/23/2009, The Lorman Institute – “Landmines for Discharge.” 6/13/2007
    • Primary editor for the ABA Breast Cancer Litigation Guide-Family Law section., Editor, 2009

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Extensive research and activity for several Plaintiffs in product liability claims against General Motors for consumer safety issues and automobile defects, including recalled and non recalled vehicles, ignition switch defects, airbag nondeployment, loss of power steering, seatbelt and other defects.
    • Tony Ashford; Margaret Asher, Margie England, Justin Green; Mark Johnson; Jerry Jolley, Steve and Shonna Melton, Individually and as Husband and Wife; Dennis Miller; Bruce Meyers; Nash Hewlett; Jeff Richardson, Ken and Amy Roberts, Individually and as Husband and Wife; Carleen Taylor, Glenda Taylor, Robert Waggoner, Gary Wyrrick, vs. Southwestern Bell Wireless, INC., Cingular Wireless, LLC, formerly known As Southwestern Bell Wireless, Inc., SBC Communications INC., BELL South, John Does One Through Twenty, Case No. 01-CV-722, In the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, before The Honorable Terry C. Kern;
    • Ashford, et al. v. Allied Interstate, Case No. 02-CV-528H(C), In the Northern District Court of the United States, (the “Litigation”); 
    • Larry Betts vs. International Business Machines, Inc., In the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, Case No. 03-CV-672-P(J) (the “Litigation”);
    • James A. Basteri vs. Sabre Group, Inc., Case No. 99CV0803H (E), In the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma; EEOC No. 345 98 0418 (the “Litigation”);

    Transactions:

    • Settlement Agreements and Releases in Several Wrongful Death Actions.  Personally managed the closing of a San Diego Boutique. Personally appeared for Oklahoma Owner in California and negotiating all final contracts, drafted them, and arranged for the physical closing of the store. Legal and managerial tasks included the move out of registers, important inventory and equipment, along with full power of attorney to handle all issues necessary with lessor, security, locks, partners and investors.  Cannabis Related Business Agreements and Reviews and partner disputes. Personal review of store, cash register, inventory and security procedures.  Accounting of Dissipated Assets Between Partners and Married Persons in Dissolution Proceedings. 

    Representative Clients:

    • Miracle Studios, LLC
    • Miracle Studios, LLC

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Published author of the book "Careers in Law," published by Barron's Educational Series 2001.

    Videos:

    • Watch this video and read this blog to learn about what to expect if you are divorcing with children of the marriage. This addresses information common to Tulsa County and others about basic rules, parenting Plan Conferences and Judicial Orders of Proper Conduct. Always consider the best interests of the children in your decision making., Family Law: Divorce with Children, Family Law
    • Over the past twenty years, Ms. Cinocca has had thousands of consultations with people unhappy at their jobs. These people want to know what can be done. Be prepared and focused to speak with your attorney about the information she needs to properly evaluate if you have a prima facie case of discrimination or retaliation. List the adverse actions of your employer by date. Watch this video & follow its instructions and contact Ms. Cinocca. We love to help generally as we can, although our firm usually caters to long term employees with serious claims or other extreme situations. We can still get you started and point you in the right direction as our public service to you., What to Do If You Are Being Treated Unfairly at Work?, Employment Law
    • See our video and blog announcing our Golden Rule Resources page launch. More is to come with this resource at http://cinoccalaw.com/goldenrule/ Regular and ongoing updates anticipated. It is a work in progress with helpful resources and advice available for all., Golden Rule Resources
    • In all divorces, whether you have kids or not, the Court is concerned with a proper division of your marital assets and debts. Be prepared with those lists. See our Divorce Attorney Fee calculator for a review of factors that could increase your divorce. http://cinoccalaw.com/attorneyfeecalculator/ Also see our family law page for a list of blogs on topics that will likely concern you, helpful information and forms. These are provided as a service to the public to help offset costs of litigation and help parties manage their litigation with proper expectations.  http://cinoccalaw.com/practice-areas/tulsa-family-law/, Family Law: In All Divorces, Family Law
    • Ms. Cinocca speaks in 2011 on how you should select an attorney once you confirm they are qualified. Read the narrative blog along with this video discussing important considerations of efficiency and personal fit of the attorney and client to successfully work together on your legal matter.. 4 Tips are also discussed here: http://cinoccalaw.com/4-questions-to-ask-to-choose-the-right-lawyer/ Know what to expect upfront., How to Choose a Lawyer
    • Breaking up is hard to do. If you are having problems in your business partnership, know these common tasks to complete to resolve your issue or separate your joint venture., The End of Your Business Partnership, Business Law
    • A summary of torts in layman's terms of simple safety for many types of personal injury and wrongful death claims. Considerations include might there be a case and what to do if a death is involved., It's About Safety - Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

    Newsletters:

    • Editor of the American Bar Association Young Business Lawyers newsletter., ABA Young Business Lawyers , American Bar Association
    • Subscribe to our newsletter to know when new blogs & announcements are posted that may be of interest to you. , Cinocca Law Newsletter

    Educational Background:

    • Oklahoma City University, Masters in Business Administration, 1994
    • University of Oklahoma, B.A. Political Science, History Minor, 1993
    • Physics & Business Study, Villanova University, 1990

    Industry Groups

    • ABA Family Law Council Representative For Region
    • Multi District Plaintiff Litigation Products Liability Automobile Defects and Medical Device such as
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    Office Location for Tracy A. Cinocca

    10026a S Mingo Rd
    Suite 238
    Tulsa, OK 74133

    Phone: 918-488-9117

    Fax: 918-488-9117

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