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T.P. (Lynn) Howell

Attorney

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T.P. (Lynn) Howell

Attorney

Lynn Howell joined the predecessor firm of Christensen Law Group, P.L.L.C. in 1983. Lynn has spent the majority of his practice in commercial and complex litigation, mostly in Oklahoma. He enjoys and is skilled at every aspect of litigation, from pleading through discovery, motion practice, trial and appeal. His litigation experience also aids him in drafting contracts and structuring transactions. Lynn prides himself on providing prompt, skillful and efficient legal services to the clients of the firm.

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Practice Areas

Education:

  • J.D., University of Oklahoma School of Law, Norman, Oklahoma, 1983
  • Master of Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976 (Middle Eastern Studies)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1973 (Government)

Bar Admissions:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
  • New Mexico State Courts
  • Arkansas State Courts
  • Oklahoma State Courts

Professional Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Bar Association

Law School Awards & Honors:

  • Albert C. Hunt Practice Court Award
  • Order of Barristers
  • Order of the Coif
  • Law Review

Published Opinions:

  • Diamond v. Union Bank & Trust of Bartlesville, 776 F.Supp. 542 (N.D. Okla. 1991)
  • Grove Holding Corp. v. First Wisconsin Nat'l Bank of Sheboygan, 803 F.Supp. 1486 (E.D. Wis. 1992)
  • City Savings, F.S.B. v. Welsh, 793 F.Supp. 1046 (W.D. Okla. 1992)
  • Cimarron Fed. Sav. & Loan Ass'n v. McKnight, 1992 OK CIV APP12, 840 P.2d 648
  • Prudential Ins. Co. of America v. Allied Tower, Ltd., 1993 OK 139, 874 P.2d 36
  • Brannon v. Boatmen's Bancshares, Inc., 952 F.Supp. 1478 (W.D. Okla. 1997)
  • Marshall v. American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO, 996 F.Supp. 1334 (W.D. Okla. 1998)
  • CD Partners v. Grizzle, 424 F.3d 795 (8th Cir. 2005)
  • Carter v. Schuster, 2009 OK 94, 227 P.3d 149
  • Author: “Medical Leases and Patient Referrals Under Oklahoma Law: Are they Mutually Exclusive?” 87 J. Okla. St. Med. Ass’n, 1994.
  • Author: “Guarantors, Deficiencies, and Section 686,” 82 Okla. B.J. 615 (2011)

Community Leadership & Activities:

  • Quail Springs United Methodist Church
    • Chairman of Administrative Board, 1991-1993
    • President, Board of Trustees, 1999-2001, 2008-2009, 2012-Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Oklahoma City Chapter
    • Treasurer, 2000-2002, 2005-2006; Vice-President, 2003-2004
    • Chair of Nominations Committee, 2006-2008
  • Harvard Club of Oklahoma City, President, 1991-2013
  • Common Cause of Oklahoma, Chair, 2001-2013
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T.P. (Lynn) Howell

Lynn Howell joined the predecessor firm of Christensen Law Group, P.L.L.C. in 1983. Lynn has spent the majority of his practice in commercial and complex litigation, mostly in Oklahoma. He enjoys and is skilled at every aspect of litigation, from pleading through discovery, motion practice, trial and appeal. His litigation experience also aids him in drafting contracts and structuring transactions. Lynn prides himself on providing prompt, skillful and efficient legal services to the clients of the firm.

Lynn received his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma School of Law in 1983. He graduated with multiple awards, including the Albert C. Hunt Practice Court Award, Order of Barristers, Order of the Coif, and Law Review. Howell is admitted to all Oklahoma State Courts, all Arkansas State Courts, all New Mexico State Courts, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eight Circuit, U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and the District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

Lynn enjoys spending time with his wife, Robin, and his two children, Thomas and Lizzy. He is an avid racquetball player and enjoys playing after work with his colleagues. Lynn is also actively involved in the Harvard Club of Oklahoma City. He enjoys coaching and helping Oklahoma’s younger society get accepted into Harvard University.