Rich Toon is a trial lawyer and a partner in the law firm. He has personally provided legal representation in more than 1000 injury-related claims, and is AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated, (the highest level of professional excellence), through the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings service. He is recognized as one of the Top 100 trial lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers. Mr. Toon is also on the 2015 Super Lawyers® list (each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in Oklahoma are selected to receive this honor). He is a licensed attorney in The United States Supreme Court, The United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and all Federal and State Courts in Oklahoma. He has received local and national attention for his work and is often asked to speak at seminars to large groups of trial lawyers and other groups on various legal issues. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Lawyers for Working Oklahomans, and Oklahoma Association for Justice.
Mr. Toon attended undergraduate studies at The University of Iowa until transferring and graduating with a B.A. from S.M.U., in Dallas, Texas. In 1991, he began law school at The University of Tulsa College of Law. During law school, he worked as a Legal Intern for the Federal Election Commission in Washington, D.C., and as a Legal Intern for State Insurance Fund in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 1994, he graduated from The University of Tulsa College of Law. Since that time, he has practiced law. His primary areas of practice involve wrongful death cases, insurance company bad faith claims, complex litigation, and product liability cases. On the rare occasion he is not working, Mr. Toon enjoys the outdoors and training Billie Lou, his favorite fox red Labrador retriever.
William K. Osmond is a partner in the firm. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Oklahoma, The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, the three Federal district courts in the State of Oklahoma (Northern, Eastern and Western) as well as the Northern District of Oklahoma Bankruptcy court. Mr. Osmond’s practice primarily consists of commercial litigation and transactions. Mr. Osmond was born in 1967 and was reared in Checotah, Oklahoma, where he graduated from high school. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1989 with a degree in accounting. He then attended the University of Oklahoma where he graduated with a law degree, with honors, in 1992. Mr. Osmond has practiced in Tulsa, Oklahoma, since his graduation. He is married and has three very active children.
Susan Jones has provided legal representation for injured people for more than 25 years. She developed her interest in the law working as a legal assistant during college and continuing throughout law school. During her law school years, she worked as a law clerk for The United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma before entering private practice. She is licensed to practice in The United States Supreme Court, The Muscogee Court (Creek Nation), The United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, The Northern and Eastern United States District Courts in Oklahoma, and all Oklahoma state courts. She is a member in good standing of the Oklahoma, Tulsa County, and Muscogee bar associations.
Susan is the vice-president of the Tulsa County Bar’s Workers’ Compensation Section and is a member of the Oklahoma Association for Justice, the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, and Lawyers for Working Oklahomans. She serves on the Board of Directors for Undercroft Montessori School and as secretary for the Tulsa Rowing Club Juniors.
Essentially a lifelong Oklahoma resident, Susan graduated from the University of Tulsa with honors, earning a B.A. in English. She attended law school at the University of Tulsa College of Law. She was on the staff of the Tulsa Law Journal, publishing her paper “Insurer Misconduct and the Workers’ Compensation Act: Will There Be a Remedy?” She graduated in the top ten percent of her class and was nominated and confirmed as a member of the Order of the Curule Chair. She continues to write briefs for appellate courts with many published opinions.
When she gets a chance, Susan enjoys being outside — sailing, kayaking, hiking and climbing – with her friends and family.
Nate Lawyer has already achieved more courtroom experience in his years of practice than many lawyers obtain in a lifetime. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in 2005 from the College of Wooster, he attended The University of Tulsa College of Law. He received the CALI “Excellence for the Future” Award for outstanding achievement in the study of Law and Literature. After receiving his Juris Doctor in 2009, he immediately began representing injured Oklahomans. He is licensed to practice in all Federal and State Courts in Oklahoma, and in The United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is an active member in the Tulsa County Bar Association, Lawyers for Working Oklahomans, and Oklahoma Association for Justice.
Mr. Lawyer was born and raised in Paris, Kentucky, home to Claiborne Farm, the largest horse farm in the world, which is credited for breeding Secretariat and other record-breaking horses. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, and winning at tennis. However, his last name says it all – he was born to be a Lawyer.