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GENERAL: I celebrated my 50th year as an Oklahoma attorney in 2012. I focused on insurance defense for the first half of my practice before switching my practice to the plaintiffs’ side, so I have seen insurance law from both sides. Most of my practice comes from referrals from my fellow attorneys, mainly on tougher cases involving insurance coverage and personal injury litigation. 

TEACHING: I have served Oklahoma attorneys and legal assistants as an adjunct professor since 1986. I have taught Insurance Law and Conflicts of Law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law since 1994. I also taught Insurance Law and Advanced Torts at Oklahoma City University School of Law from 1993-2010, and Insurance Law in the Legal Assistant Program at the University of Oklahoma College of Law from 1986-1992. In addition to O.U. law classes, I present continuing legal education (CLE) courses for the Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma Association for Justice, and various other legal and bar groups on subjects related to uninsured/underinsured motorist law, torts and insurance law, and professional responsibility.

COURT ADMISSIONS and PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS, PAPAERS, AND LECTURES: please visit the Travis Law Office website for full CV.

If you have a case with which you need help, or just a question on the law, let me put my experience to work for you. Call me at Travis Law Office (405) 236-5400 or submit our website contact form.


Insurance Litigation
Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury
Automobile Insurance
Commercial Property Insurance
Fire Insurance and Loss
General Liability
Insurance Bad Faith
Insurance Contracts
Insurance Recovery
Life Insurance
Health Insurance
Personal Liability
Property Insurance and Damage 
Property Loss
Automobile Accidents
Automobile Negligence
Bodily Injury
Commercial Vehicle Liability
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Slip and Fall
Severe Burns
Wrongful Death
Premises Liability


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Practice areas


  1. Slip and Fall Accident: 20%
    52 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    52 years
  3. Health Care: 20%
    52 years
  4. Car Accidents: 20%
    52 years
  5. Insurance: 20%
    52 years



Contingent (35-50%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jody R. Nathan

    Rex Travis is very knowledgeable about insurance matters -- one of the best in the state and beyond.


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  • Sean Cleary

    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.


    Sean Cleary Car Accidents Attorney
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Contact info

Travis Law Office

500 Colcord Dr.
P.O. Box 1336
Oklahoma City, OK, 73101


OKAuthorized to practice law196210/29/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
“John E. Shipp” Award for EthicsOklahoma Bar Association2012
President's AwardOklahoma Association for Justice2012
“Bobby G. Knapp” Bar Leadership AwardOklahoma County Bar Association2011
Outstanding Contribution to the Listserve “Rex Travis” AwardOklahoma Trial Lawyers Association2007
Young Lawyers Division Friends of the YLD AwardOklahoma County Bar Association2007
Attorney of the Year AwardCentral Oklahoma Association of Legal Assistants2006
Leadership in Law AwardThe Journal Record2006
“Tom Wallace” Service AwardOklahoma Trial Lawyers Association2006
Member of the YearOklahoma Trial Lawyers Association2000
Meritorious Service AwardOklahoma County Bar Association1999
Outstanding Member AwardOklahoma Trial Lawyers Association1998
“Earl Sneed” Continuing Legal Education AwardOklahoma Bar Association1996
President’s Award “greatest effort by one lawyer for all”Oklahoma County Bar Association1979
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of Oklahoma Law School1986 - Present
AttorneyTravis Law Office1962 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorOklahoma City University School of Law1993 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oklahoma County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Oklahoma Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Oklahoma Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Luther Bohanon American Inn of Court XXIIIMasterN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Oklahoma Association for Justice AdvocateForum Selection for Fun and Profit2014
Oklahoma County Bar Association BriefcaseTech-savvy or Old Dogs and New Tricks2014
Oklahoma County Bar Association BriefcaseJoe Ruffin: Criminal defense lawyer2014
Oklahoma County Bar Association BriefcaseBill Pipkin - Established First Party "Bad Faith" Law in Oklahoma2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oklahoma College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1962
University of OklahomaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1960
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tulsa MeetingInsurance Law Update 20132013
CLE SeminarHow to Not Share Your Clients' Money and Not Get Into Trouble: Settling Liens/Medicaid and Medicare2013
CLE SeminarSpecial Issues of Oklahoma Uninsured Motorist Coverage2013
CLE SeminarDealing With 'Tort Reform' Issues2013
CLE SeminarAnnual Insurance Law Update2013
Annual MeetingMalpractice Avoidance in Tort and Insurances Cases2013
OBA Tulsa MeetingOK Tort Law Update-How to Handle the New Collateral Source Rule/No-Pay, No-Play in Your Personal Injury Case2012
OBA Tulsa MeetingHandling Client Settlements2012
OBA OKC MeetingEthics - Handling Client Funds2012
OBA Las Vegas MeetingTort Reform2012
CLE SeminarLitigating the Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claim2012
Annual MeetingTort, Insurance and Workers' Comp Update2012