Richard L. Rose

Richard L. Rose

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Mr. Rose worked his way through school, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Nazarene University and a Juris Doctor degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2003. Mr. Rose has successfully tried several jury and non-jury trials throughout the state. Mr. Rose was named a Rising Star by Oklahoma Super Lawyers, has chaired both the Oklahoma County and State Bar Young Lawyer Divisions, and was named the Oklahoma Outstanding Young Lawyer for 2010. He is an adjunct professor, teaching American Government at Oklahoma State University -Oklahoma City and is a frequent lecturer on the Surface Damages Act. Mr. Rose and his wife, Christine, live in Edmond with their two sons, Kiefer and Dawson, and attend LifeChurch in Edmond.

Areas of Practice

  • Individual and Business-Related Litigation
  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Surface Damages
  • Contract Disputes
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Employment Disputes
  • Commercial Controversies
  • Trial and Appellate Level

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2003
    • Honors: President, Student Bar Association
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
    • Honors: Faculty Honor Roll
    • Honors: Merit Scholar
    • Honors: Holloway Inn of Court-Scholarship Recipient
    • Honors: Bob Burke Scholarship Recipient
    • Honors: Winner, Upper and 1L Division Moot Court Competition
  • Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma
    • B.S.
    • Honors: Distinguished Service Award
    • Major: Organizational Leadership

Published Works

  • Identifying and Requesting E-Discovery, Briefcase- OCBA, Volume 39, No. 2, Feb., 2007
  • Oil & Gas Issues in Real Property, OBJ, Volume 82, No. 8, Mar., 2011


  • How To: E-Discovery, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2007
  • Evidence: Strategies for Finding, Preserving and Using Evidence to Support Your Case, National Business Institute, 2007

Honors and Awards

  • OBA Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year, 2010
  • OBA Future Leader, 2007
  • OCBA Outstanding Young Lawyer, 2007
  • Oklahoma Bar Association - OBA-YLD Outstanding Committee Chair, 2007
  • Oklahoma Bar Association - Leadership Academy, 2008 - Present
  • Dean's Service Award, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Chair-Elect, 2008 - Present
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Disaster Relief Chair, 2006 - 2008
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Board Member, 2004 - Present
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Co-Chair, Wills for Heroes, 2006 - Present
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Chair, 2006 - 2007
  • Federal Bar Association - Western District, Co-Chair, Pro-Bono Trial Committee, 2007 - 2008
  • Federal Bar Association - Western District, Young Lawyers Division, Chair, 2008 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Miller Dollarhide, Associate, 2004 - 2008

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chair, Western District Pro Bono Trial Committee, 2007 - 2008
  • Oklahoma Lawyers for Children, 2005 - 2007


  • Phi Delta Phi