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We are a professional Family Law firm based in Oklahoma

Meet The Team

We're an award-winning multidisciplinary team based in Oklahoma with a passion for serving people. We partner with people from all over the state to offer solutions to complex issues.

“Amazing! Tommy, Chris and the rest of their team did an absolutely fantastic job with our custody case. Everyone was kind, compassionate, caring and very genuine. It was a very complicated and odd situation but they pulled through for us. I would and will be recommending the law firm to anyone who may need their services.”

Erica T.
Managing Attorney

Chris Smith

Chris Smith is a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent peer-review-rated attorney that has been recognized as a Journal Record Achiever Under 40 and has been named to the Super Lawyer Rising Star list from 2014-2020 as well as identified by Best Lawyers in the area of Family Law.

Chris focuses his practice on representing individuals in domestic litigation matters and he understands that business and personal matters are intimately intertwined. As a result, Chris believes an attorney’s full value is only realized when they are a strategic partner in the critical aspects of both business life and personal life.

Chris’ experience combined with his genuine compassion allows him to break down complex legal matters in a relatable way for his clients.

He represents individuals located throughout Oklahoma, Texas, and the Western United States in family law litigation. Chris does not shy away from complicated cases including ones that involve: highly contested custody matters, sexual abuse allegations, high-stakes property division, family businesses, and child support.

Outside of the office Chris is committed to multiple civic organizations, serves on the board of Oklahoma Institute of Child AdvocacyOklahoma Christian National Alumni Council and he is a member of the Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Chris and his wife, Marissa, reside in Edmond, Oklahoma with their son, daughter, and their dog Rue. The family enjoys being active in their church and various community activities.


Bar Admissions

Oklahoma
Texas
Federal Court in Denver

Education

University of Oklahoma College of Law  Norman, Oklahoma

Juris Doctor, 2004
Oklahoma Christian University  Edmond, Oklahoma
B.S., 2001

Honors and Awards


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Admitted, all Oklahoma State Courts
  • Admitted, all Texas State Courts
  • Admitted, Western District of Oklahoma
  • Admitted, Eastern District of Texas
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Member, National Alumni Council, Oklahoma Christian University
  • Board Member – Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy
  • Oklahoma State Advisory Committee Member – U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Fraternities

  • Delta Gamma Sigma
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Attorney

Tommy J. Pfeil

Tommy Pfeil is an attorney who works on a wide variety of Family Law issues such as divorce, child custody proceedings, child support issues, paternity and even adoptions and guardianships.
Tommy graduated from California State University and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. He followed-up by attending the University of Oklahoma College of Law, from where he received his Juris Doctor in 2020.
Prior to his career in law, Tommy was a member of the United States Army and served as a Scout during deployments to high conflict areas such as Southern Afghanistan in 2011. In recognition of his service, Mr. Pfeil has been rewarded as a decorated combat veteran, which includes receiving the Purple Heart before retiring from active duty in 2013.
Tommy himself is a divorced parent of two young girls, so his clients benefit from their attorney having the perspective and understanding of being in their shoes. Although every case come with unique circumstances, divorce and co-parenting is an extended process. Tommy dedicated his life to serving our country and continues to serve by showing the same level of commitment to serving the country’s citizens, his clients.
Outside of his time at Ball Morse Lowe, Tommy volunteers his expertise at the Trinity Legal Clinic and the Military Law Society Pro Bono Wills Clinic. When not in the office or the courtroom, Tommy enjoys spending time with his family, exploring the great outdoors, and watching Sooner Football.

Bar Admissions

Oklahoma


Education

University of Oklahoma School of Law  Norman, Oklahoma

Juris Doctor, 2020

California State University  Turlock, California

B.A. in Criminal Justice, 2017


Honors and Awards

  • Deans List
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Technology in Legal Practice
  • Distinguished Intern Certificate – OU Legal Clinic

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Cleveland County Bar Association
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • American Legion
  • Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation
Attorney

Sarah Willey

Sarah Willey is a double graduate from the University of Oklahoma, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History. After graduating she worked for a non-profit in Tulsa before attending Oklahoma City University School of Law where she graduated cum laude.

Sarah served on the Oklahoma City University Law Review for two years before serving on the Board of Editors for the publication as a Resource Editor.

Sarah is close with her family in Eastern Oklahoma and enjoys traveling home to spend time with them. She enjoys not only spending time with family but art, theater, reading, and traveling.


Education

Oklahoma City University School of Law  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Juris Doctor, 2017

Cum Laude

CALI Award in Civil Procedure II, Policing and the Law, Federal Jurisdiction

Law Review – Resource Editor

University of Oklahoma  Norman, Oklahoma

B.A. in Political Science, 2013

B.A. in History, 2013


Professional Associations + Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section Member
  • Canadian County Bar Association

Publications

  • Challenges to the “Killing State:” Eighth Amendment Concerns in Warner v. Gross

Practice Areas

Our family law attorneys in Oklahoma City can help you to address topics that include:

Divorce
High Asset Divorce
Custody & Visitation
Child Support
Support Alimony
Property & Debt Division
Paternity Disputes
Modification of Support or Custody Orders
Family Law Appeals
Father's Rights

At The Smith Firm, our goal is to help every client effectively manage the minefield of family law so they feel empowered to face the future with confidence and optimism.

Ready to partner with a lawyer that cares about you?

Address

50 Penn Place

1900 N.W. Expressway

Suite 1060, OKC 73118

Connect

T: 405 843 1000

E: firm@thesmithfirm.net

 

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