Gary B. Homsey
Gary B. Homsey is a native born Oklahoman. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Oklahoma State University in 1971 and his Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University in 1974. Mr. Homsey was admitted to the bar in 1974 and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit, U.S. District Court and the Northern, Eastern and Western District Courts of Oklahoma.
Professional ethics are very important to Mr. Homsey and are reflected in his many years of active service on various fee grievance and ethics committees. His respect among colleagues and legislators is such that the punitive damages statute he co-drafted was signed into law by the governor in 1997. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, American Bar Association, American and Oklahoma Associations for Justice, National Academy of Barristers, American Judicature Society and the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation.
In addition to his numerous professional affiliations and activities, Mr. Homsey has been happily married for 38 years. Mr. Homsey and his wife have three children and two grandchildren. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Homsey is a member of the Bishop’s Council of Oklahoma City University, which is dedicated to the preservation and contributions to sustain the Oklahoma City University School of Law. As a member of the Appleseed Foundation, Mr. Homsey and its prestigious members are responsible for the recent enactment of the anti-bullying statutes.
Professional Affiliations: Oklahoma Bar Association; Oklahoma County Bar Association; Oklahoma Association for Justice; American Association for Justice; Founding Member of the American Inns of Court Oklahoma Chapter; Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates; Previous Board Member and President of the Oklahoma Appleseed Center of the National Appleseed Foundation; 1987-present, Member of Executive Committee, Oklahoma City University School of Law; Member of the College of Master Advocates & Barristers, an International Legal Honor Society; National Institute of Trial Advocacy; Member and Vice Chairman of Board of Trustees at Oklahoma City University; Oklahoma City University School of Law Alumni Association; Oklahoma County Bar Fee Grievance and Ethics Committee; Prior Member of Board of Directors for Oklahoma County Bar Association; Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation; Oklahoma Bar Foundation.
Professional Recognitions: 2005-present, Named Oklahoma Super Lawyer; 1997-present Million Dollar Advocates Forum; 2007 Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in American by Lawdragon’s 3000 Magazine; 2001, Mark of Distinction Award from Oklahoma City University School of Law; 1995, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association President’s Award for Outstanding Service in Tort Reform Legislation.