News & Events
November 2016 - A. Todd Laster:
Shook & Johnson is pleased to announce that A. Todd Laster has joined the Firm. As a new associate Mr. Laster brings to the Firm over 14 years of experience assisting debtors and creditors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies and has recently expanded his practice to include Business and Transactional matters as well as Estate Planning. Mr. Laster is a native Tulsan and proud parent of two who earned his J.D. from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2002. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Laster earned his B.S. in Sociology at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater and attended High School at Edison Sr. High where his son is currently attending as a third generation Edison student._________________________
October 2014 - LaNae S. Marks:
Shook & Johnson is pleased to announce that LaNae S. Marks has joined the firm as an associate primarily devoting her practice to employment litigation. Ms. Marks earned her J.D. with honors from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2014. During law school, Ms. Marks received honors including Dean's List, Faculty List, Martin A. Frey 1L Negotiation Competition Winner and BOA Family Law Negotiation Competition Winner.
Additionally, Ms. Marks served as an executive officer for Phi Delta Phi and Women's Law Caucus. She is a member of the Tulsa County Bar Association and American Bar Association. Prior to attending law school, she worked in Human Resources for an international investment real estate company for three years in McLean, Virginia and earned her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College in Adelphi, Maryland. Additionally, she worked in the human resources department of an international investment real estate company for five years in McLean, Virginia where she spent an extensive amount of time handling employment related issues._________________________
October 2014 - Oklahoma Super Lawyers:
Shook & Johnson is pleased to announce that once again, Jonathan E. Shook has been chosen for inclusion by the publishers of Oklahoma Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Shook has continuously been recognized since 2008 for his work on behalf of plaintiffs in all aspects of employment law and litigation.
The Firm is also proud to announce that another of its lawyers, Sean E. Manning has also been listed in Oklahoma Super Lawyers® magazine this year in the areas of business litigation, general business and corporate legal matters and civil litigation defense.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous multiphase rating process, including peer nominations and evaluations combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Bar associations and courts across the country have recognized the legitimacy of the Super Lawyers selection process. Super Lawyers magazine, is a publication of Thomson Reuters._________________________
November 2011 - Oklahoma Super Lawyer:
Shook & Johnson is pleased to announce that Jonathan E. Shook has again been recognized as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer for 2011. This marks the fourth consecutive year Mr. Shook has been recognized as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer for his work on behalf of individuals in employment-related litigation. Super Lawyers is a service of Thomson Reuters and represents a listing of top attorneys in their respective practice areas._________________________
October 2011 - United States Patent Office:
Shook & Johnson is pleased to announce that Douglas Johnson has
been awarded a patent for an endodontic procedure.
Click the image to view Patent #8,043,088.
November 2010 - Oklahoma Super Lawyer and Rising Star:
Shook & Johnson is pleased to announce that Jonathan E. Shook has been named as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers and the publishers of Oklahoma Magazine. Mr. Shook was previously recognized as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer for 2008 and 2009 for his work on behalf of plaintiffs in employment litigation.
We are also proud to announce that Douglas B. Johnson has been named as an Oklahoma Rising Star by Super Lawyers and the publishers of Oklahoma Magazine. Mr. Johnson has been recognized for his work in business/corporate law. Super Lawyers is a service of Thomson Reuters and represents a listing of top attorneys in their respective practice areas. Oklahoma Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are selected by their peers and verified by the research team of Super Lawyers.
December 2010 - Jonathan E. Shook, Author:
The Torts Trial & Insurance Practice Section of the ABA recently published Litigating the Workplace Harassment Case. Jonathan E. Shook was proud to be a chapter contributor to the book. He authored Chapter 12 entitled, "Responding to Summary Judgment: Plaintiff's Perspective." For employment law practitioners, Litigating the Workplace Harassment Case provides a comprehensive look at litigation and settlement strategies for such cases._________________________
October 29, 2008 - Oklahoma Super Lawyers:
Shook & Johnson is proud to announce that Jonathan Shook has earned selection to the 2008 edition of Oklahoma Super Lawyers. The Oklahoma Super Lawyers list is based on a highly selective peer process used to identify outstanding lawyers in the state, and only 5 percent of the total lawyers in Oklahoma are listed in Super Lawyers. The Oklahoma Super Lawyers list appears in the November 2008 issue of Oklahoma Magazine and Oklahoma Super Lawyers, an annual publication of Law & Politics.
Mr. Shook was named to the list for his work in employment litigation on behalf of plaintiffs, and was only one of three lawyers named under that category in the entire state.
November, 2008 - Douglas Johnson Accepts Dentcubator Board Position
|Douglas Johnson, featured as a Person of Today by Dental Tribune International at the International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany, March 27, 2009.|
At the Greater New York Dental Show Douglas Johnson accepted a position on the Board of Managers for Dentcubator, LLC, a Boston, Massachusetts based company. Dentcubator is focused on identifying and acquiring proprietary interests in promising dental products of both companies and individual inventors; providing fledgling dental products and companies with management guidance, technical assistance and obtaining financing necessary for product development and company growth.
There are approximately 5,000 business incubator companies globally. Dentcubator is the first known incubator for the dental business. Essentially, after a brief due diligence process to familiarize the parties with one another's interests, Dentcubator can provide services such as: providing a panel of experts in each dental specialty to help provide guidance on design and development, assisting in patent preparation and application, assisting in getting products manufactured and marketed, and most importantly, getting dental products into the marketplace.
Mr. Johnson, as a Manager for Dentcubator, is proud to be associated with industry experts and dental leaders such as Steve Buchanan, John McSpadden, Ron Jackson, Sally McKenzie, Lorne Lavine, Sonia Leziy, Ken Malament, Joerg Strub, Mauro Fradeani, Paul Seid, Bill Dickerson, Hoy Maier, Manfred Pfeiffer, Mark Ferber and a host of other recognized dental leaders. If you have a dental related idea you would like guidance with, please feel free to contact Dentcubator at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Mr. Johnson directly at email@example.com.
December 1, 2008 - Shook & Johnson Law has moved
Shook & Johnson is pleased to announce that we've moved into our new offices at 7420 S. Yale Ave.
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