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Scott R. Helton

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Biography

Scott is a business and estate planning attorney with 18 years of experience assisting clients in the Northeastern Oklahoma area. Scott practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and general business transactional matters, complex estate planning, probates, trust administration and litigation, and real estate title and transaction matters. Scott enjoys advising 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.

When he's not in the office working for his clients, Scott loves to enjoy the outdoors and exploring grand open places. Scott, his wife Carrie, and their three children have hiked and camped in twenty-three National Parks around the country and try to add one or two more each year. 

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:

  • Partnership Disputes
  • Interference with Business Relations
  • Contract Disputes
  • Trust Litigation
  • Probate Disputes
  • Product Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Business Collections
  • Personal Injury

 

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

Education

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

Practice Areas

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

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

Honors

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

Professional Associations

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

Languages

  • English

Published Works

  • The Legal Problems of Spent Nuclear Fuel Disposal , 23 Energy L.J. 179, 2002
  • Securities Arbitration: The Industry's Solution to Investment Disputes, 75 Okla.Bar.J. 2311 , 2004

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Partner