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M. Bryce Lair

Criminal defense Attorney at Jay, OK

5.0   4 reviews

also known as Michael Bryce Lair, Bryce Lair

  • State Years
    Oklahoma - OK 23 years
    Texas - TX 9 years
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State OK
    Acquired 2000
    Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2015
    Inactive No misconduct found

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

About M.

Learn M.’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    Former prosecutor handling felony and misdemeanor cases.

    23 years

  2. DUI and DWI

    23 years

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Davis and Thompson
314 S. 5th Street
PO Box 487
Jay, OK, 74346
Davis and Thompson
207 E. Central Ave.
Miami, OK, 74354
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Posted by anonymous | February 20, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professional and Exceptional Defense Attorney
I had the privilege of retaining Mr. Lair during 2023 as my criminal defense attorney. Mr. Lair was extremely knowledgeable about the process and his professional demeanor assisted in keeping me calm throughout the steps. He kept me well informed and worked extremely diligently to successfully attain an outcome that was the best possible for me. I am thankful for his dedication to my case and his thoroughness when examining evidence and options. I highly recommend Mr. Lair as someone that will represent his clients with the utmost professionalism and knowledge. Give Bryce a call.
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Posted by janice | May 22, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Conscientious Lawyer; Seeks Justice for his clients
Bryce has the experience and demeanor to handle your criminal case. With 22 years of experience - he cares about his clients and will fight for their rights.
Posted by Danny | March 26, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Legal services
I recently had the privilege of working with Attorney Bryce Lair during a difficult situation involving the defense of my daughter who was being stalked by someone. I can't say enough about the professionalism, expertise, and compassion that he brought to our case. Bryce was able to provide clear and concise explanations of the legal process and the various options available to us. He listened to our concerns and answered all of our questions in a thorough and thoughtful manner. Thanks to his guidance and advocacy, we were able to navigate this challenging situation successfully. I highly recommend Attorney Bryce Lair to anyone seeking exceptional legal representation.
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Posted by anonymous | March 13, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Exceptional Criminal Defense Attorney
I wanted to take a moment to share my experience with my criminal defense attorney Bryce Lair and the exceptional legal representation that was provided to me. When I found myself facing criminal charges, I was scared and unsure of what to do. But, from the very beginning, Bryce’s confidence, knowledge, and compassion put me at ease. He took the time to listen to my concerns, explain the legal process, and develop a solid defense strategy to protect my rights and my future. Throughout my case, Bryce kept me informed and updated on the progress and potential outcomes. He went above and beyond to investigate every aspect of my case, to find evidence in my favor, and to prepare a strong defense. When the time came to go to court, Bryce was prepared and confident. Thanks to his skill and dedication, my case was successfully resolved with the best possible outcome for me. Bryce’s professionalism, expertise, and attention to detail were truly impressive, and I cannot thank him enough for his hard work and dedication. If you find yourself in a situation where you need a criminal defense attorney, I highly recommend Bryce Lair. His experience, knowledge, and compassionate approach will help you feel confident, empowered, and protected throughout the legal process.
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Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.2 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • First Assistant District Attorney
  • State of Oklahoma-13th District Attorney's Office
  • 2020 - 2023
  • Assistant District Attorney-Managing Attorney
  • State of Oklahoma-13th District Attorney's Office
  • 2018 - 2020
  • Attorney
  • M. Bryce Lair, PC
  • 2014 - 2018
  • First Assistant District Attorney
  • State of Oklahoma
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • State of Oklahoma
  • 2005 - 2011
  • Municipal Judge
  • City of Vinita
  • 2001 - 2015
  • Attorney
  • Ward & Lair, PLC
  • 2000 - 2005
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  • University of Arkansas
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • University of Oklahoma
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1996


  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2017
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2018
  • National District Attorneys Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (3)
Endorse M.
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Bryce brings a unique ability to analyze a criminal case as he was a seasoned prosecutor so he has the ability to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the case. Bryce is experienced with an extremely broad area of criminal defense. Bryce will work diligently for you on your case. He knows that every case impacts the life of his client. Bryce is one of the most ethical lawyers I have ever met in my career. I strongly recommend Bryce for your criminal defense needs."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"Mr. Lair and I worked together in the District Attorney's office and we now work in the same firm. Mr. Lair is quite knowledgeable in all areas of criminal law and understands how to navigate the legal system to best represent his clients. I fully endorse this attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"Mr. Lair is a fantastic criminal defense attorney. He is one of the most experienced and respected criminal defense attorneys in Northeast Oklahoma. His dedication to his clients ensures they get the best representation possible."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Lair is a very knowledgeable attorney who is an asset to the legal community. We have worked on hundreds of cases from opposing sides for over four years. He is trustworthy and thorough when he is handling a case. I would recommend him to anyone needing a criminal defense attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Bryce's experience as a defense attorney and a former prosecutor gives him a unique perspective on criminal defense and makes him an effective criminal defense attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 29
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Ive know Attorney Lair for my entire life. I have worked against him when he was a prosecutor and I have defended clients with him as a defense attorney. He was a worthy adversary as a prosecutor and a great defender of the accused as a defense attorney. I routinely refer clients to Mr. Lair now that he lives in Texas. He always takes care of the people I send to him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Lair is an outstanding attorney. He is a fierce defender of the rights of his clients in every situation. I have personally worked with Bryce and seen his passion for the profession to which he is a great asset."
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Jay Criminal defense Lawyer M. Bryce Lair
M. Bryce Lair
Criminal defense Attorney
Jay, OK
Licensed for 23 years