Bill Barksdale is a lifelong resident of Okmulgee, OK. While an undergraduate student at the University of Oklahoma (1966 - 1970), he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and the OU Men's Tennis Team. He graduated OU Law School in 1973.
After serving on active duty as a Captain in the U.S. Army, he returned to Okmulgee to practice law with his father, John H. W. Barksdale, and Dale F. Rainey until their deaths. He was appointed City of Okmulgee Municipal Judge in 1979. He has continued his service as Municipal Judge while maintaining an active law practice. Bill has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Bill is admitted to practice before Oklahoma District Courts and U. S. District Courts, Northern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth District and U. S. Supreme Court; and Muscogee (Creek) Nation District Court, Okmulgee, Oklahoma.
1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
1976, U.S. Supreme Court
1973, U.S. District Court, Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma
Muskogee Creek Nation District Court, Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Law School Attended
University of Oklahoma School of Law Class of 1973 J.D.
University of Oklahoma Class of 1970 B.A. English
Capt., U.S. Army Reserve, Retired
Associations & Memberships
Oklahoma Bar Association.
Hobbies & Interests
Member of Missouri Valley Tennis Association, United States Tennis Association
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