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About me

I became an attorney to assist people with their legal needs.

Irrespective of whether:

You are under investigation or already charged in a criminal matter; or,

You have been injured by the actions of someone else; or,

You have determined, or been told, your marriage is coming to an end; or,

You are facing other aspects of change after your marriage has ended; or,

You are being harassed by a creditor, or someone claiming to be acting for one,

please know that you are not required to stand alone.


It is my privilege to become your advocate when you have a legal need if this is your desire.  Your needs are real, and your time is valuable. It is always my goal to properly address the former, while not wasting the latter.  Payment plans are made available in many instances based on your needs and your ability to pay for your legal services and related case expenses.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 24%
  3. Car Accidents: 24%
  4. General Practice: 9%
  5. Appeals: 3%



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • David L Le Roy

    After reading many of his informative answers on the avvo forum, and after reviewing his client reviews and peer endorsements, it is with pleasure that I endorse Attorney Pate. It is clear that he is an effective, intelligent, and experienced advocate to who cares about those who he represents.


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Contact info

108 East Main
P.O. Box 337 (all mail)
Norman, OK, 73070-0337


OKAuthorized to practice law198901/25/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Silver BeaverLast Frontier Council - BSA2005
District Award of MeritSooner District, Last Frontier Council - BSA1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sooner Council - GSUSABoard Member1999 - 2005
Last Frontier Council - BSAVarious1995 - 2008
Oklahoma Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oklahoma College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Northeastern State University (Tahlequah, OK) (main campus)Criminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Carl Albert Junior CollegeBusiness AdministrationN/A1984