Ms. Mauldin is an experienced trial attorney and litigator. She specializes in the areas of divorce, civil litigation, and criminal defense. She graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2000 and in 2008 she graduated with honors from the University of Tulsa, College of Law. During law school she was an accomplished mock trial competitor, having received the Order of the Barristers, the Lawyering Skills Certificate, and was a member of the AAJ and NTC traveling mock trial team. She also excelled in academics, having received the American Assoc. of Justice Advocacy Scholars Award and CALI Award for Excellence in Law and Literature.
Ms. Mauldin brings a unique and diverse background to Mauldin & Bennett. An Oklahoma native, Ms. Mauldin proudly served her community for five years as a Tulsa Police Officer. As an attorney who is an alumna of the Tulsa Police Department, she has experience enforcing, as well as defending the law. She graduated with honors from the University of Tulsa, College of Law and immediately went to work for the District Attorney’s office as prosecutor. There she began prosecuting domestic violence and moved quickly to a felony docket where she first-chaired numerous felony jury trials, having no losses.
Ms. Mauldin is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma, and the federal Courts. Ms. Mauldin is married, has three children, is an avid volunteer in the Tulsa community, and an animal lover.
Publications: Good Business/Bad Faith: Why the Insurance Industry Should Adopt a Good Faith Model, 43 Tort Trial and Ins. Prac. L.J. at 151 (2008).
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|OK||Authorized to practice law||2008||11/25/2013|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Order of Barristers||University of Tulsa||2008|
|CALI Award for Excellence||University of Tulsa||2008|
|Trial Advocacy||American Association of Justice||2007|
|Best student writing submission||American Bar Association||2007|
|Partner||Mauldin & Bennett, PLLC||2012 - Present|
|Associate||Richards & Connor, PLLP||2009 - 2012|
|Assistant District Attorney||Tulsa County District Attorney's Office||2007 - 2009|
|Legal Intern||Richards & Connor, PLLP||2005 - 2007|
|Police Officer||Tulsa Police Department||2001 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Inns of Court||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Armstrong Bank v. Bank Insure||Defense prevailed on Bad Faith|
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|Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Law Journal||Good Business/Bad Faith: Why the Insurance Industry SHould Adopt a Good Faith Model||2008|
|University of Tulsa College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Oklahoma State University||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||2000|