Scott R. Helton

Scott R. Helton

Managing Partner
Location:
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Phone:
918-928-8941
Fax:
918-710-3930
Email:

Mr. Helton is business and estate planning attorney with 12 years experience assisting clients in the Tulsa area. Mr. Helton practices in the areas of complex business and oil & gas litigation, business transactional matters, complex estate planning matters, probates, trust litigation, and real estate. Mr. Helton has advised business owners and their families on many important areas of the law including asset protection, business succession planning, buy/sell agreements, shareholder agreements, mergers and acquisitions, employment matters and compliance issues. Mr. Helton also advises and defends corporate clients regarding compliance with the FDCPA, TCPA, FCRA, HIPAA, HITECH, and other federal and state regulations.

Corporate Practice:

Startups

Limited liability company and corporation organizations

Bylaws

Operating Agreements

Stock Purchase Agreements

Asset Purchase Agreements

Dissolutions

Mergers and Acquisitions

Non-compete / Non-solicitation Agreements

Real Estate Transactions

Title Issues

Homeowner and Condo Associations

Material men's Liens

 

Litigation:

Oil & Gas Litigation

Partnership Disputes

Interference with Business Relations

Contract Disputes

Trust Litigation

Probate Disputes

Product Liability

Property Damage

Defamation Claims

Workers Compensation

Business Collections

Personal Injury

Tenant Evictions

Oklahoma Tax Commission Disputes

 

Estate Planning:

Wills

Trusts

Advance Directives

Durable Power of Attorney

Guardianships

Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Wealth Preservation Trusts

NFA Gun Trusts

Probate

Trust Administration

Estate Creditor Claims.

Areas of Practice

  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 20% Business Transactions
  • 20% Estate Planning
  • 20% Probate / Trust Administration
  • 20% Trust and Estate Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 40% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2003

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Law Review: Energy Law Journal, Editor
  • Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Oklahoma
    • B.S. - 2000
    • Major: Secondary Education

Published Works

  • The Legal Problems of Spent Nuclear Fuel Disposal, (Co-Authored with Michael S. Linscott), 23 Energy L.J. 179, 2002
  • Securities Arbitration: The Industry's Solution to Investment Disputes, 75 Okla.Bar.J. 2311 , 2004

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the Maurice Merrill Golden Quill Award
  • Super Lawyers, 2009 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Tulsa County Bar Association, Member
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Pray Walker, PC, Shareholder, 2012 - 2014
  • Heroux & Helton, PLLC, Manager, 2009 - 2012

Languages

  • English