Slicker Law Firm, P.C

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The Oklahoma Bar Association has awarded the 2013 John E. Shipp Award to Frederick K. Slicker for his "dedication to improving the ethics and professionalism of the bar and enhancing the image of the profession." This prestigious award is presented annually to a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association who exemplifies integrity, professionalism, civility and high ethical standards of the legal professional.

The Tulsa County Bar Association has awarded the 2013 Golden Rule Award to Frederick K. Slicker. This award is presented to a member "who demonstrates ethical and professional behavior as an officer of the court and who conducts himself in a manner that improves the image of the legal profession."

The Tulsa County Bar Association selected Frederick K. Slicker to receive the 2010 Neil E. Bogan Award for Professionalism, recognizing him for "his outstanding contributions to the legal profession and his faithful adherence to the highest ideals of the profession."

Tulsa Business Lawyer
Frederick K. Slicker is a Tulsa business lawyer practicing law since 1968 with a primary focus on providing practical solutions to a wide range of business problems. Mr. Slicker is solution-oriented, client-focused and cost-conscious. Mr. Slicker earned a Masters in Law degree (LLM) from Harvard Law School in 1973 and a Juris Doctor degree (JD) with Highest Distinction from the University of Kansas Law School in 1968. Mr. Slicker served as a Captain in the US Army Judge Advocate General's Corps from June,1968 through July,1972. Mr. Slicker has been peer selected for many years as a Best Lawyer in America in the areas of Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law, and Franchise Law and has been peer selected for many years with the highest possible AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Slicker has represented publicly traded international, national, regional and local businesses with assets in the billions as well as smaller privately held start-up businesses with significant capital challenges. Mr. Slicker's business clients have included major petrochemical companies; oil and gas exploration and production companies; electric public utilities; manufacturing, sales and distribution entities; financial institutions; cable television companies; automobile rental companies; restaurant chains; various service industries and individuals in a variety of other industries and services.

Mr. Slicker's practice involves transactions in a variety of areas, including the following:
-Mergers, acquisitions, asset purchase and sales and stock purchase and sales
-Private securities offerings and federal and state securities law compliance
-Franchise offers and sales and federal and state franchise compliance with registration and disclosure requirements
-Dispute resolution through mutual agreement, mediation, or, as a last resort, through litigation
-General business matters involving:
---Corporations, limited liability companies, general partners, limited partnerships and joint ventures
---Borrowing and other financing transactions
---Employee and consulting agreements
---Product marketing, sales and distribution
---Patent, trademark and other intellectual property licensing

Mr. Slicker also acts as an independent mediator for parties who desire to resolve business problems by mutual agreement through the mediation.
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Areas We Serve
Slicker Law Firm serves clients in Oklahoma and other states, especially in Northeast Oklahoma. Northeastern Oklahoma includes Broken Arrow, Sand Springs, Owasso, Collinsville, Mannford, Sapulpa, Coweta, Pryor, Stillwater, Tulsa County, Creek County, Okmulgee County, Wagoner County, Rogers County, Washington County, Osage County, and Pawnee County, OK.

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.
Main Office

Main Office
4444 East 66th
Suite 201
Tulsa  OK  74136

Phone
  • 918-496-9020
Fax
  • 918-496-9024
Business
Tulsa Business Transaction Lawyer
Mr. Slicker has represented publicly traded international, national, regional and local businesses with assets in the billions as well as smaller privately held start-up businesses with significant capital challenges. Mr. Slicker's business clients have included major petrochemical companies; oil and gas exploration and production companies; electric public utilities; manufacturing, sales and distribution entities; financial institutions; cable television companies; automobile rental companies; restaurant chains; various service industries and individuals in a variety of other industries and services.

Mr. Slicker's general business practice involves representing clients in a wide range of business transactions, including the following among others:

-Mergers, acquisitions, asset purchase and sale transactions, stock purchase and sale transactions, leverage buy-outs, tender offers and proxy contests
-Federal and state securities and blue sky compliance for private securities offerings
-Federal and state compliance for the offer and sale of franchises and preparation and review of franchise disclosure documents
-Formation of corporations, limited liability companies, general partnerships, limited partnerships and joint ventures
-Employment, consulting and non-competition agreements
-Real estate purchase and sale agreements, deeds and bills of sale
-Loan, mortgage, security and financing agreements
-Exclusive and non-exclusive distribution, sales and marketing agreements; Federal and state trademark registration
-Patent and trademark license agreements
-Intellectual property sponsored research and development agreements
-Distribution and marketing agreements
-Shareholder and buy-sell agreements
-Design, engineering and construction agreements
-Employee incentive stock options, warrants, bonus and other employment benefits
-Preferred stock and subordinated debentures
-General business and strategic planning

Mr. Slicker has successfully consummated more than 100 business mergers, acquisitions, sales or business combinations, more than 100 private placements of securities exempt from registration; numerous bank loans involving up to $50,000,000 each; several tax exempt industrial revenue bond offerings; 10 registered public offerings of securities. Mr. Slicker has also represented many franchisers and franchisees in various industries and acted as a mediator in various business disputes.

Frederick K. Slicker is a Tulsa business lawyer practicing law since 1968 with a primary focus on providing practical solutions to a wide range of business problems. Mr. Slicker is solution-oriented, client-focused and cost-conscious. Mr. Slicker earned a Masters in Law degree (LLM) from Harvard Law School in 1973 and a Juris Doctor degree (JD) with Highest Distinction from the University of Kansas Law School in 1968. Mr. Slicker served as a Captain in the US Army Judge Advocate General's Corp from June, 1968 through July, 1972. Mr. Slicker has been peer selected for many years as a Best Lawyer in America in the areas of Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law and Franchise Law and has been peer selected for many years with the highest possible AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Frederick K. Slicker

Education And Academic Honors:
-Masters in Law (LLM) (Harvard) (1973)
-Juris Doctor (Highest Distinction) (Kansas) (1968)
-Bachelor of Arts (Kansas) (1965)
-Phi Delta Phi Graduate of the Year (1968)
-Order of the Coif (1968)
-Associate Editor, Kansas Law Review (1966-1968)
-Associate Editor, ABA's Criminal Law Quarterly (1966-1968)
-Omicron Delta Kappa (National Undergraduate Honor Society) (1965)

Professional Activities:
-Member of the American, Oklahoma and Tulsa County Bar Associations
-For The Tulsa County Bar Association:
-Chairman, Business Law Section (2001-2002)
-Chairman, Professional Responsibilities Committee (2004-2005)(2006-2007) (2010-2011)
-Chairman, Professionalism Committee (2008-2009)
-Chairman, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2010-2011)

Professional Recognition:
-2013 Golden Rules Award from the Tulsa County Bar Association
-2013 John E. Shipp Award for Ethics from the Oklahoma Bar Association
-2010 Neil E. Bogan Professionalism Award from the Tulsa county Bar Association
-Best Lawyers in America for Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law and Franchise Law
-AV Peer-Review Rated under Martindale-Hubbell's peer-review ratings system
-Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
-Who's Who in Practicing Attorneys
-Tulsa County Bar President's Award: 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010-2011

Court Admissions:
-United States Supreme Court (1972)
-United States Court of Military Appeals (1968)
-United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (1977)
-United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma (1987)
-Supreme Court of Kansas (1968)
-Supreme Court of Texas (1973)
-Supreme Court of Oklahoma (1980)

Military Experience:
-Captain, US Army JAGC (1968-1972)
-Meritorious Service Metal (1972)
-Distinguished Military Graduate, University of Kansas (1965)

Continuing Legal Education Presentations By Mr. Slicker:

A. For the Oklahoma Bar Association:
-Professionalism: Perception vs Truth for the OBA Real Estate Section (May 6, 2011 in Tulsa; May 13, 2011 in Oklahoma City)
-Professionalism for the OBA Workers Compensation Section (September, 2007)
-Living an Ethical Life in a Highly Stressful Profession for the OBA Family Law Section (October, 2006)
-The Asset Acquisition: Basic Considerations (November, 1990)
-Best of CLE (December, 1989)
-Basic Considerations in Structuring and Preparing for a Business Acquisition (October, 1989)

B. For the Tulsa County Bar Association:
-Professionalism: What is it? Why do it? (April 27, 2011)
-Ethics: Top 10 Professionalism Tips (May, 2010)
-Mediation and Professionalism (May, 2010)
-Professionalism and Ethics (April, 2010)
-Mediation (December, 2006)
-Mediation: An Excellent Tool to Resolve Disputes for the TCBA Corporate Law Section (November, 2005)
-Reverse Mergers for the TCBA Corporate Law Section (September, 2001)
-The Acquisition Process: Some Personal Observations (June, 1996)
-Limited Liability Companies: An Oklahoma Perspective (December, 1995)
-Current Developments in Legal Ethics (December, 1995)
-Practical Problems in Professional Ethics (November, 1994)
-Ethical Considerations in Marketing Legal Services (September, 1992)

C. For the University of Tulsa School of Law:
-Professionalism (September, 2007)
-A Life in the Practice: Some Personal Observations (September, 2001)
-What Law School Never Taught Me (September, 2001)
-Ethical Considerations in Representing Business Entities: What's a Lawyer to Do? (December, 1993)

D. For the University of Tulsa Mechanical Engineering Department:
-Reverse Mergers (April, 2001)

E. For Other Organizations:
-Mediation: Searching for an Agreed Solution for the Tulsa Title Lawyers Association (March, 2010)
-Professionalism: Can You Handle the Truth? for the Mayes County, OK Bar Association (August, 2008)
-Mediation: A Search for the Agreed Resolution for the Washington County, OK Bar Association (November, 2007)
-Mediation for the Cherokee County, OK Bar Association (June, 2007)
-Mediation for Oral Roberts University Graduate School (Tulsa, OK)(November, 2006)
-Mediation for the Mayes County, OK Bar Association (October, 2006)
-Franchising for Rogers State College (Claremore, OK)(December, 2005)
-Limited Liability Companies for St. John's Hospital, Tulsa, OK (December, 1995)
-Current Developments in Legal Ethics for St. John's Hospital, Tulsa, OK (November, 1995)
-Practical Problems in Professional Ethics for St. John's Hospital, Tulsa, OK (November, 1994)
-Is Franchising For Me? Legal Aspects of Franchising for St. John's Hospital, Tulsa, OK (November, 1994)
-Legal Aspects of Franchising for the Tulsa Minority Business Development Center (October, 1991)
-Licensing US Technology Offshore for the US Department of Commerce, Oklahoma International Export -Service (March, 1990)
-Law School And College Teaching Experience:
-Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Tulsa School of Law (Professional Responsibility) (1988)
Education
  • University of Kansas
    Juris Doctorate
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