Shane Henry

Shane Henry

Senior Partner
Location:
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Phone:
800-549-0970
Fax:
918-512-4461
Email:

M. Shane Henry is an AV Preeminent Rated Trial Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. He received Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2006 and is certified to practice law by the Supreme Court of Oklahoma and is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association, Creek County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Henry’s practice is focused on Trial Advocacy in Oklahoma and Texas, and he is an experienced and acclaimed criminal law and family law attorney.

Mr. Henry is a section member of the Family Law Division of the Oklahoma Bar Association and serves as a committee member for Continuing Legal Education and Social. Mr. Henry was the 2013 Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section CLE Chair and Chair Elect. He is the 2014 Chair of the OBA Family Law Section. He is also a member of the OBA Young Lawyers Division, ABA Family Law Section, ABA Young Lawyers Division and section member of the Tulsa County Bar Association Family Law Division.

Mr. Henry completed the 2010 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) introductory seminar for Family Law Associates and the 2012 AAML Advanced Training Seminar on Negotiations taught by the faculty at Harvard Law School. He was a seminar presenter of Continuing Legal Education on Social Media Discovery at the 2011 Oklahoma Bar Annual Meeting and has been named as an expert witness on the topic of attorney’s fees. In 2012 Mr. Henry successfully completed the ABA/NITA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute in Boulder, CO. In 2013, Mr. Henry successfully completed the Houston Family Law Trial Institute.  He successfully completed the Roger Dodd Trial Skills training on advanced cross-examination in 2014.

He has presented CLE courses on numerous topics related to Oklahoma Family Law. Mr. Henry was a co-founder, teacher and presenter at the inaugural Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2014

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 2006
  • Langston University, Tulsa, Oklahoma - 1997
    • Major: Accounting

Classes/Seminars

  • National College for DUI Defense at Harvard University
  • Houston Family Law Trial Institute, Advanced Child Custody Program
  • Roger Dodd Trial Skills; Advanced Cross Examination
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Trial Advocacy Teaching Skills
  • Houston Family Law Trial Institute
  • ABA/NITA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute
  • AAML Advanced Training Seminar (Negations)
  • AAML Introductory Training Seminar
  • CLE Presentation Oklahoma Bar Association Modern Day Slavery: Members Take Action, September 19, 2014; Representing Human Trafficking Victims
  • CLE Presentation Oklahoma Bar Association, September 18, 2014; Family Law Openings in Trial - Tell Them Where You Are Going
  • CLE Presentation Oklahoma Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Conference, June 21, 204; Social Media, Internet and Email Evidence at Trial
  • CLE Presentation Tulsa County Bar Association, December 2013, Social Media, Internet and E-mail Evidence at Trial - Admissibility
  • CLE Moderator for Oklahoma Bar Association FLS on December 19, 2013 and December 20, 2013 on Dealing with Difficult Family Law Issues
  • CLE Moderator for Oklahoma Bar Association FLS on September 19, 2013 and September 20, 2013 on Family Law Issues
  • CLE Moderator for Oklahoma Bar Association FLS, May 8, 2013 and May 9, 2013 on Business Valuations
  • CLE Presentation Tulsa County Bar Association, 2012; Deviating from the Child Support Guidelines
  • CLE Presentation Oklahoma Bar Association, September 6 & 7, 2012; UCCJEA and UIFSA Jurisdiction in Custody and Support Actions
  • CLE Presentation Delaware County Bar Association, 2011; Social Media Discovery
  • CLE Presentation Oklahoma Paralegal Association Summer Seminar, August 9, 2014; Preparing for & Presenting Motion Hearings
  • CLE Presentation Oklahoma Paralegal Association Summer Seminar, August 9, 2014; The Essentials of Preparing Evidence for Trial
  • CLE Presentation Washington County Bar Association, 2011; Social Media Discovery
  • CLE Presentation Tulsa County Bar Association, 2011; Social Media Discovery
  • CLE Presentation Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2011; Social Media Discovery

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2015
  • Tulsa 40 Honoree: Tulsa Business & Legal News - 2014
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award: American Institute of Family Law Attorneys - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2010 - Present
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Family Law Section , Member, 2010 - Present
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Appellate Section
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Leadership Committee
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Practice Manual
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, 2013 CLE Chair
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, 2014 Chair of Family Law
  • Tulsa County Bar Association, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Creek County Bar Association, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice, Member, 2014 - Present
  • 2013 Continuing Legal Education Chair for OBA Family Law Section
  • 2014 Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section Chair
  • 2014 Founding Member and Instructor of the Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute

Past Employment Positions

  • Fry & Elder, Trial Lawyer, Partner, 2013 - 2018
  • Fry & Elder, Trial Lawyer, Associate, 2010 - 2013
  • M.S. Henry Law Office, PLLC, Solo Practitioner, 2007 - 2010