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Oklahoma mediator Joseph  Paulk
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Joseph H. Paulk
Dispute Resolution Consultants
1602 S. Main St.
Tulsa, OK 74119

Tel: (918) 382-0300
Fax: (918) 382-0367
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Calendar Last Updated: 21 Sep 18


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ADR Services:
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Joseph H. Paulk has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Joe Paulk's legal career has encompassed over 100 jury trials as lead counsel, and over 3,700 mediations throughout the United States, including serving as a Class Action/MDL Settlement Claims Administrator in various complex insurance and medical device matters. He has been honored by his peers with a Martindale-Hubbell "AV" Preeminent Rating, selected as a SuperLawyer every year since its inception in 2006, inducted into the International Academy of Mediators in 2015, listed in the International Who's Who Legal in 2013 & 2014, and listed as Band 1 in Chambers & Partners US Law 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 editions.

Paulk holds specialized mediation training through Harvard University, Pepperdine University and the American Law Institute. He is a founding member of the dispute resolution section of the Oklahoma Bar Association. He has also been a national speaker, an adjunct professor of law, and the author of numerous published articles on negotiation and mediation. At the urging of clients in 2002, Joe also began offering advocacy services through Litigation Consultants, LLC.

Joe regularly mediates throughout the state, including at the DRC offices in Edmond and Oklahoma City.


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  • University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, AR - Juris Doctor, 1982
      Washington & Lee University School of Law, Lexington, VA - Juris Doctorate Program, 1981
    • University of Arkansas College of Business, Fayetteville, AR - Bachelor of Science in Banking & Finance, 1978


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    Memberships & Affiliations:

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    • Martindale-Hubbel “AV” Preeminent Rating
    • SuperLawyers, Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • International Academy of Mediators (IAM)
    • The International Who’s Who of Commercial Mediation
    • Chambers & Partners, US Law - Best Attorneys, Band 1
    • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
    • American Inns of Court - W. Lee Johnson Chapter
    • American Society of Trial Consultants (ASTC)
    • Association of Attorney-Mediators (AAM)
    • Chickasaw Nation Bar Association
    • Defense Research Institute - Exceptional Performance Citation, 1995
    • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel - President, 1994
    • Oklahoma Bar Association
    • Oklahoma County Bar Association
    • Oklahoma Bar Foundation - Fellow
    • Tulsa County Bar Association


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