Quality. Integrity. Excellence.
Heather is a lifelong resident of Oklahoma from Purcell, Oklahoma. She received her Juris Doctorate, with Distinction, from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2011, was admitted to the Oklahoma State Bar in 2011 and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Western and Eastern Districts.
While at OU law, Heather earned the Am-Jur Award for Torts II in 2009 for receiving the highest score in her class and was a member of the American Indian Law Review. Prior to law school, Heather graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2008 with a B.A. in Letters.
Heather has extensive litigation experience representing Plaintiffs in wrongful death, personal injury, premises liability, insurance bad faith, and product liability lawsuits. She has also been part of litigation teams in other complex litigation and class action suits. Before joining Whitten Burrage, she gained extensive experience in civil, administrative, criminal and family law. One of her more notable cases before joining Whitten Burrage was acting as co-lead counsel in a successful Section 1983 suit against the City of Oklahoma City in which she obtained a ruling deeming the city's Sign Code facially unconstitutional. She has first and second chaired numerous bench and jury trials, conducted a variety of evidentiary hearings, briefed and argued complex motions, prosecuted and defended civil and criminal appeals, and taken and defended trial depositions.
During her tenure at Whitten Burrage, Heather has contributed to recovering multi-million-dollar settlements for her clients, including many six and seven figure wrongful death, insurance bad faith and personal injury settlements.
Heather is a member of the Oklahoma Association for Justice, Oklahoma Bar Association, and the Cleveland County Bar Association.
- University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma
- Juris Doctorate - 2011
- Honors: With Distinction
- Honors: Am-Jur Award for Torts II in 2009
- University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
- B.A. - 2008
- Major: Letters
- Oklahoma, 2011
- U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2014
- Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
- Oklahoma Association for Justice, Member
- Cleveland County Bar Association, Member