Shelton Voorhees Law Group

Firm Overview

With offices in South Oklahoma City, our experienced trial attorneys represent both plaintiffs and defendants in state, federal and appellate courts. Shelton Voorhees Law Group has more than 100 years of combined legal experience, making it one of the most prominent firms in Oklahoma City.

The firm is Martindale-Hubble AV Preeminent Rated, which means that, as rated by their peers, Shelton Voorhees Law Group has the highest ethical standards, professional ability and the highest level of professional excellence.

It doesn't matter if you require a full-blown trial or if you simply need estate planning, Shelton Voorhees Law Group will give your case the dedication it deserves. Our clients are treated with the utmost respect and that, combined with our history of success, means that you are in the best possible hands.
Main Office
Main Office
7701 S. Western Ave., Ste. 201
Oklahoma City  OK  73139
  • (405) 605-8800

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken
Nursing Home
When you suspect a nursing home of abuse, where can you turn? Shelton Voorhees Law Group is one of Oklahoma's leaders in the field of nursing home abuse.
Shelton Voorhees Law Group has spent thousands of hours fighting for the rights of the elderly and mistreated. In fact, Douglas Shelton and Ginger Maxted are founding members of Attorneys Against Nursing Home Abuse and they travel the country learning from the nations most respected nursing home abuse lawyers and teaching seminars themselves. They are versed not only in recognizing elder abuse, but also the laws in place to protect residents of nursing homes. And, they are prepared to aggressively pursue anyone who doesnt follow those laws.

While it is true that some assisted living facilities are working diligently to provide excellent care to the elderly entrusted to them, it seems more and more reports are made about nursing homes and employees who mistreat residents. Placing a loved one in nursing home care is extremely difficult choice and when you find out that the nursing home has been abusing your loved one, it is severely traumatic to all involved. We know that you want to hold the wrongdoers accountable and responsible for their actions. We can help you achieve justice.

Types of Nursing Home Abuse include:
- Physical abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Verbal abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Neglect, bed and pressure sores
- Medication Errors
Personal Injury
Our experienced trial lawyers are tireless and proven advocates in personal injury claims. We pursue full and rightful compensation for your medical treatment and personal losses.
Our areas of Personal Injury include:

- Car Accidents
- Boating Accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Premise Liability
- Product Liability
- Nursing Home Abuse

At Shelton Voorhees Law Group, we pride ourselves on attentive, responsive and compassionate care for clients. We keep you informed as we aggressively pursue the compensation you need and deserve.

Contact us at for a free consultation to discuss your rights and to begin the investigation.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Whether you need legal advice, or representation, we give our clients the utmost respect and attention they deserve.

Douglas J. Shelton

Civil Litigation Attorney
  • Bar Number: 8159
    Oklahoma , 1981
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law
    Juris Doctor , 1981
    Douglas J. Shelton is an award-winning attorney who has been practicing law for over 25 years. He was named an OKC Metro “Top Lawyer” in 2011. He has the Martindale-Hubbell AV–Preeminent rating - the highest Peer Review Rating given - based on ethical standards and professional excellence. He was named an Outstanding Young Man of America and has had numerous articles regarding litigation strategy published in the Oklahoma Bar Journal. Mr. Shelton presents numerous seminars to the legal and real estate communities regarding Construction Defect, Nursing Home Abuse, Insurance, and Real Estate Litigation.

    A native of Iowa, Mr. Shelton is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma School of Law. He also studied at Oxford University in Oxford, England and the University of Salamanca in Salamanca, Spain. Mr. Shelton is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, where he has served on numerous committees, the American Association for Justice, the AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group, the Oklahoma Association for Justice, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the Oklahoma County Bar Association and the Cleveland County Bar Association.

    His areas of practice include Construction Defect, Construction Law, Real Estate Issues, Nursing Home Abuse, Insurance Issues, Personal Injury and Defective Products

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