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Jay Kent Ramey

Criminal defense Attorney at Tulsa, OK

5.0   24 reviews

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About Jay

Learn Jay’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    50%
    I am proud to say that I have never worked as a prosecutor and never will. My entire legal career as been dedicated to protecting the rights of the individual. I have handled every kind of case from simple traffic tickets to 1st degree murder. I take a special interest in drug cases, especially marijuana cases.

    23 years, 1,000 cases

  2. DUI and DWI
    25%
    I am proud to say that I have never worked as a prosecutor and never will. My entire legal career as been dedicated to protecting the rights of the individual. I have handled every kind of DUI cases. Because I take a special interest in drug cases, and particularly marijuana, I also have vast experience handling DUI-Drug cases.

    23 years, 1,000 cases

  3. Juvenile law
    10%

    23 years, 250 cases

  4. Speeding and traffic ticket
    10%

    23 years, 250 cases

  5. Expungement
    5%
    I am proud to say that I have never worked as a prosecutor and never will. My entire legal career as been dedicated to protecting the rights of the individual. As part of my criminal law practice, I also help folks with expunging their criminal record if they are eligible.

    23 years, 100 cases

My entire legal career has been dedicated to the protection of your sacred Constitutional rights.  I have been a criminal defense attorney for my entire legal career.  I am very proud to say that I have never been a prosecutor and will never be a prosecutor.  I am not a shyster that says you need to go to prison one day and then suddenly the next day says that I am all for your rights and all for drug law reform.  I do not dabble in criminal defense and divorce and personal injury and bankruptcy and whatever else.  All I do is criminal defense, and I am very experienced and capable at it.  I have handled every type of criminal case from simple traffic tickets to 1st degree murder.  I take a special interest in drug cases, especially marijuana cases.

Photos and videos

One of my Know Your Rights lectures on Youtube.
One of my Know Your Rights lectures on Youtube.
Out in front of my office getting signatures for the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Petition.
Billy Murphy and I at the 2014 NORML Aspen Legal Seminar.  Billy Murphy is the host of the great video 10 Rules for Dealing with Police.
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Licensed for 21 years
State KS
Status Active
Acquired 2002
Updated 02/04/2023
State OK
Status Authorized to Practice Law
Acquired 2001
Updated 01/23/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Jay

Jay Kent Ramey
1408 S Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK, 74119-3423

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | April 22, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great resource.
I was visiting from out of state and Jay was a great help working me through the OK Legal System.
Posted by Corey | January 27, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Top notch!!!!!
He is the hardest working best attorney I’ve experienced. He fought extremely hard and resolved my case beyond my satisfaction.
Posted by anonymous | February 27, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Extremely helpful & knowledgeable
He is very helpful & is very straightforward. He won't just take your money & leave you to the wolves. He actually wants to help you & help you understand your rights. He will fight for you. He doesn't charge you an unreasonable fee either.
Posted by Damon | February 27, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
One cool ass dude.
Although my case comes to ahead March 6th it was good to know I had a cool ass lawyer that believed me and believed in marijuana. I hope to repay the dinners he took me to. He is a real guy and I believe he is genuinely concerned for people. I wish we could have hung out on different circumstances. Thanks Jay for being a real human being.
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Posted by Shane | February 24, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer
Caught with (a little too much) weed?? Then you've got a friend, and advocate, INDEED with Jay. He resolved the case professionally, and expeditiously! I wouldn't look anywhere for an attorney in Tulsa!
Posted by Frank | February 15, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Oklahoma's Best Marijuana Attorney
In 2016, I was arrested for marijuana cultivation in Northeast Oklahoma. I immediately hired Jay Ramey and would not have considered anyone else. Jay fought hard for me in court and was eventually able to show the judge that the search of my property by the police was illegal. The entire case was dismissed, and I am now a free man when the state initially offered me 10 years in prison. Listen to what Jay Ramey tells you. You never make statements to the police and never consent to searches. If you ever find yourself charged with a crime in Oklahoma, there is no need to to call anyone else but Jay Ramey.
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Posted by Kari | February 2, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Jay rocks!
I had to contact Jay when a friend got a DUI late at night. Not only did Jay pick up the phone, he did what he could to help get my friend out quickly. He is very thorough, knowledgeable and reliable
Posted by Chris | February 2, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Consummate professional
Mr. Ramey is the consummate professional. Extremely knowledgeable and will absolutely fight for you and your rights. He's a credit to the profession of attorneys. More lawyers could follow his lead.
Posted by Stephen | February 2, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
The best cannabis attorney in Tulsa!
This man will do anything to assist you without taking the charges for you. He may be sarcastic at times, but once you get in depth on cases and laws, this man knows his facts.
Posted by anonymous | February 2, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very responsive
Gave sound advice on a witness question I had, and did it quickly.
Posted by Heather | February 2, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
VERY knowledgable
This attorney took the time to explain, in detail, the legal hurdle I was facing along with my options. He gave me an honest review of the case- couldn't ask for more. There are a LOT of attorneys to choose from, but not a lot of them who truly care and won't just nod and take your money.
Posted by anonymous | February 2, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Quick Response!
I got arrested in Kansas and needed a lawyer so I called Jay. Even though he didn't work on Kansas he gave me great advice and told me how to find a lawyer!
Posted by Keith | February 2, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Easy to work with, quickly resolved my problem
I had an arrest (and the charge was later dropped) from many years ago that I needed expunged from my record. I learned of Jay through a friend. At this point, I live in a different state, and Jay was really accommodating. We booked an appointment when I was in town, and he took care of everything for me. I would highly recommend Jay to anyone needing a lawyer in northeastern Oklahoma.
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Posted by Jason | February 2, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent and timely.
Jay's advice and counsel are invaluable in helping both before and after legal matters.
Posted by Mandy | February 2, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent service
I contacted Mr. Ramey for clarification and advice on a specific law. He promptly responded with a great amount of detail and offered to answer additional questions if I had any. Mr. Ramey is a caring attorney that is extremely knowledgeable and skilled in his profession.
Posted by Dustin | February 2, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
A "Know Your Rights" Professional
I've consulted with Mr Ramey on multiple occasions in reference to asserting my constitutional rights. His inherent knowledge of how to protect yourself is imperative for citizens abroad. I would recommend this man to anyone I know who may be seeking counsel.
Posted by Shawn | February 2, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best lawyer in Tulsa.
Jay went above and beyond helping me in my DUI case. He always returned phone calls and his fees were better than any other lawyer i called. Trust me if you want the best chance at getting your case dismissed call Jay Ramey.
Posted by Andrew | February 2, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Clear, concise, and most importantly, honest.
Jay is very honest, he will not make false promises. He will defend your case to the end. He is knowledgeable, he knows, how and when to file motions. He's never worked for the prosecution, he is always on your side. His knowledge of exercising your rights is unparalleled. Highly recommended Mr Ramey.
Posted by Nick | February 2, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very straight forward and displays concern for client
I received a series of traffic fines by a local PD and they took my phone as "evidence". I worked with Jay to determine what legal action I could take and what the best steps were for me to keep these things off my record and retrieve my stolen property. Jay was very straightforward and guided me to the appropriate actions and personally contacted the DA for the city to have them release my phone. Although I didn't walk away with the results I had hoped for (I really wanted to bring a suit to the PD for harassment, unprofessional conduct and theft) Jay let me know from the start that the benefits would be nil, the cost would be high, and that he was probably not the best option if that was the path of my choosing. I'm glad Jay was so forthcoming with me and didn't try to waste my time or sell his services for a lost cause. Furthermore, Jay has worked tirelessly in the system and through other avenues to defend the innocent and advance the causes of Liberty. Great work! Thank you, Jay.
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Posted by Rick | February 2, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Got the job done!!
Multiple family members charged in a marijuana case.. Got 1 charge dismissed 1 from felony to misdemeanor and it was deferred along with another person's misdemeanor... Hope I never need him again, but would be my first call if I do.
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AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Jay K. Ramey, Attorney at Law
  • 2005 - Present
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Tulsa County Public Defender's Office
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Assitant Public Defender
  • Kansas State Bureau of Indigent Defense Services
  • 2001 - 2004

Education

  • University of Oklahoma
  • J.D.
  • 1997
  • Northeastern Oklahoma State University
  • B.A.
  • 1994

Legal Cases

  • State v. Straw
  • Case Dismissed
  • State v. Breaux
  • Case Dismissed
  • State v. Patel
  • Case Dismissed
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Associations

  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • United States Concealed Carry Association
  • Affilated Attorney
  • 2013 - Present
  • Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Tulsa County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • NORML Legal Committee
  • Life Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2013
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Speaking Engagements

  • Know Your Rights
  • Know Your Rights
  • 2015
  • Know Your Rights As A Petitioner: With Jay Ramey Attorney At Law
  • Know Your Rights
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (8)
Endorse Jay
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. We lawyers are a scandalous lot, so you need to know who the good guys are. Jay stands out as a real professional. A tough lawyer for the toughest of situations."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Other
"I have known Jay for several years now through NORML. He has a nationwide reputation for caring about his clients and providing excellent representation. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer as an excellent, seasoned criminal defense lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I met Jay Ramey through our mutual interest in NORML (marijuana rights organization). I was impressed with his responses to any questions posted on their website - invariably he got right to the point and solved problems for a fellow lawyer. About two years ago I got a call from a long time client whose brother had been arrested in Oklahoma City, OK. I had been on the board of the national criminal defense lawyers association (NACDL) and knew several criminal lawyers in Oklahoma City but I went right to Jay hoping he would take a case that far out of town. I wanted the best Oklahoma had to offer and that was Jay Ramey. He agreed to handle the case and actually charged a quite reasonable fee, but more important he managed to suppress the search using an argument few would even know to raise. The defendant walked free. Whenever I hear someone needs an Oklahoma lawyer, Jay is who I recommend."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is an awesome guy and great mentor. Whenever I have questions he is always available. He is very active in Normal and a big support of drug law reform. Keep up the good work Jay."
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Tulsa Criminal defense Lawyer Jay Kent Ramey
Jay Kent Ramey
Criminal defense Attorney
Tulsa, OK
Licensed for 21 years