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William Chad McLain

Litigation Attorney at Tulsa, OK

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also known as Chad McLain

  • Licensed for 22 years
    State OK
    Acquired 2002
    Status
    Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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About William

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5
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    25%
    Business Contract Litigation Dangerous Drug Litigation Defective Medical Device Litigation

  2. Personal injury
    20%

    23 years

  3. Wrongful death
    20%
    An accurate diagnosis is the foundation of medicine. With the proper diagnosis, patients benefit from speedy treatment and increased survival rates. When a doctor fails to follow the fundamental steps of diagnosis, serious injury and death can arise. Thousands of deaths occur each year as a result of a missed or wrong diagnosis. We are experienced in serious injury and medical malpractice cases. Call our Wrongful Death Lawyers at Graves McLain for help.

    23 years

  4. Medical malpractice
    15%
    Patients rely on doctors and healthcare professionals to diagnose and treat them properly. When doctors and healthcare professionals make mistakes, many times serious injuries and even death result. If your healthcare provider didn’t follow the standard of care when diagnosing or treating you or a loved one, and the care resulted in injury or death, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Call our Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Graves McLain for help.

    23 years

  5. Car accident
    10%
    A serious motor vehicle accident not only results in damage to your car, but can cause life-changing, serious injuries to your body and well-being. Medical bills become overwhelming and you may be unable to return to work for a period of time. You need an experienced attorney who can work your case to put it in the best position for pre-suit resolution or to proceed with a lawsuit. Call our Auto Accident Lawyers at Graves McLain for help.

    23 years

  6. Trucking accident
    10%
    Thousands of tractor-trailer accidents occur each year in Oklahoma, resulting in the injury and sometimes death. Large commercial trucks, tractor-trailers and semis all represent large, heavy dangers on the road and pose a serious threat to other drivers and pedestrians. Call our Trucking Accident Lawyers at Graves McLain for help.

    23 years

William “Chad” McLain is a leader in the field of personal injury law. Chad handles injury and death claims arising from serious automobile, trucking collisions and life-altering accidents. He has recovered millions of dollars in settlements, awards and verdicts for his clients.

As a former insurance claims specialist, he has a keen understanding of the ins and outs of the claims and litigation side of the insurance industry. Chad is passionate about pursuing justice for his clients injured through the negligence of others. He focuses his practice in personal injury, wrongful death, medical negligence, business contract litigation, and insurance bad faith.

Chad is active in the community through various professional and university-affiliated organizations. Chad is currently an officer on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Association for Justice. He also currently serves as a board member of Tulsa Lawyers for Children, a non-profit organization providing legal services to deprived children through the Tulsa County Juvenile Court System.

He is on the Board of the Tulsa County Bar Foundation, and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Capital Campaign to revitalize the Tulsa County Bar Center. Chad has held leadership positions within the Tulsa County Bar Association and Tulsa County Bar Foundation for many years, including Chair of the Law Week, Community Outreach and Bench & Bar Committees, and Chair of the TCBA’s Pro Bono Celebration.

Chad also currently serves as the President of the Board of Governors for the Summit Club. Additionally, Chad served on the University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane Club Board of Directors for many years in various leadership positions.

The attorneys of Graves McLain law firm volunteer their time to various community and charitable organizations like “Lawyers Against Hunger” and “Tulsa Lawyers for Children”. TLC handles deprived children cases at the juvenile bureau where the Public Defender’s office has a conflict. They represent minors who are adjudicated, deprived, and are in the custody of the Department of Human Services.

In 2016, the firm started a backpack drive to benefit school children in underprivileged areas of the Tulsa Public School system and were able to donate over 300 backpacks to the students at Jackson Elementary.

The attorneys of Graves McLain law firm volunteer their time to various community and charitable organizations like “Lawyers Against Hunger” and “Tulsa Lawyers for Children”. TLC handles deprived children cases at the juvenile bureau where the Public Defender’s office has a conflict. They represent minors who are adjudicated, deprived, and are in the custody of the Department of Human Services.

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Location

William Chad McLain
4137 S. Harvard Avenue
Suite F
Tulsa, OK, 74135

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes

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AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Graves McLain PLLC
  • 2010 - Present
  • Partner
  • Graves, Barkett & McLain PLLC
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Associate Attorney
  • Graves Barkett PLLC
  • 2004 - 2007
  • Associate Attorney
  • Shallcross, Graves & Associates
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Law Clerk
  • Brewster & De Angelis, PLLC
  • 2000 - 2001
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Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2001
  • Wofford College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991

Associations

  • Oklahoma Association for Justice
  • Officer
  • 2015 - Present
  • Summit Club
  • Board Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Alumni
  • 2014 - 2016
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Tulsa Lawyers For Children
  • President
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - 2016
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Oklahoma Top Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Oklahoma Top Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • Oklahoma Top Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • Power Attorney
  • Tulsa Business Journal
  • 2012
  • Oklahoma Top Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012
  • Oklahoma Top Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2011
  • “Outstanding Young Lawyer
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • 2010
  • Rising Star
  • Excellence Award in Insurance Law Super Lawyer®
  • 2009
  • Rising Star
  • CALI Excellence Award in Insurance Law Super Lawyer®
  • 2008
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Speaking Engagements

  • National Business Institute
  • Top Mistakes Attorneys Make in Civil Litigation
  • 2016
  • Civil Court Judicial Forum
  • Advanced Discovery and Trial Practice
  • 2015
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • Auto Injury Litigation
  • 2013
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (3)
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Personal injury Attorney | Nov 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have seen Chad McLain in action advocating for his clients and I have no reservations recommending him. He is also a tireless advocate for children rights."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I know Chad to be a great attorney and great person. He is trustworthy, takes his cases serious and works hard for a client. I have no hesitancy recommending him as an outstanding attorney in our community."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Chad is a very good and ethical attorney. He is well respected in the legal community and his clients are lucky to have him as their lawyer."
Personal injury
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Tulsa Litigation Lawyer William Chad McLain
William Chad McLain
Litigation Attorney
Tulsa, OK
Licensed for 22 years
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