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Tulsa Attorney Explains Uninsured Driver Enforcement Flaws on KTUL

December 29, 2017
Tulsa uninsured driver attorney

Tulsa attorney James M. Wirth appeared on KTUL to explain flaws a new law that will use remote cameras to enforce Oklahoma driving without insurance laws. The law ignores an age old presumption of innocence before trial, makes light of probable cause requirements before a citation can be issued, lays groundwork for arrest warrants to name insured drivers who never received notices of a citations, allows officials to rely on a database that might exclude one in 20 insured drivers, and appears to be a cash cow for District Attorneys who can shuffle accused drivers into a probation program without ever taking them to court. Read More»

Wirth Law’s Okmulgee Attorney Speaks Out on Motion to Disqualify Judge

August 10, 2017
Okmulgee attorney Justin Mosteller

The Tulsa World quoted Wirth Law Office's Okmulgee criminal defense attorney Justin Mosteller in an article about Okmulgee District Attorney Rob Burriss' Motion to Disqualify Judge Ken Adair from hearing criminal cases in Okmulgee. The judge stayed action in about 200 cases for more potnetially than three months until the Motion to Disqualify is resolved. Mosteller said the motion could have a chilling effect on judges who question the truthfulness of police testimony. Read More»

Wirth Law Office Tulsa Attorneys Are Moving Up

July 25, 2017
Seventh Street Tulsa Attorneys

A move to firm-owned offices located near Tulsa County District Court will anchor Wirth Law Office as a premiere member of the Tulsa legal community and solidify our reputation among Tulsa's fastest growing law firms.

Wirth Law Office Expungement Attorney in the Tulsa World

January 30, 2017
Tulsa expungment lawyer

Tulsa expungement attorney James Wirth sponsored a full-page ad in the Jan. 29, 2017 Tulsa World to explain the benefits of sealing court records in view of recent changes in Oklahoma expungement law.

Tulsa Common Law Marriage Attorney on Fox 23

December 5, 2016

Oklahoma courts require clear and convincing evidence when a common law marriage is alleged. Common law marriage can occur with a meeting of the minds between two partners who agree to be married, but proving that agreement can be a more complicated endeavor.

Tulsa Personal Injury Attorney Interviewed on KTUL-TV

October 28, 2016
Tulsa personal injury lawyer

Tulsa auto accident attorney James Wirth spoke with Tulsa's Channel 8 about the limits of auto liability coverage and how policy limits affect personal injury lawsuits in Oklahoma. The reporter needed more information about Oklahoma personal injury law after a victim of the 2015 Oklahoma State University homecoming crash filed a lawsuit seeking compensation for damages.

Pawnee Business Counsel Appoints Earl Lawson as Tribal Prosecutor

September 19, 2016
Earl LAwson Pawnee Attorney

The Pawnee Business Council has appointed Wirth Law Office of-counsel attorney Earl Lawson as Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma's prosecutor in Pawnee Nation District Court.

Tulsa Jail Death Case in the News

December 3, 2015
Tulsa jail injury lawyer

News on 6 had some questions for Wirth Law Office concerning the death of a man in confined to the Tulsa County jail.

Wirth Law Office Tulsa Attorneys Featured at Downtown Bank

August 17, 2015
Tulsa attorneys

Tulsa attorneys at Wirth Law Office were recognized as the business of the month in August. 2015 at the 4th and Main Street branch of IBC Bank

Wirth Law Exposé Led to End of Oklahoma Parenting Time Penalty

May 14, 2015
Oklahoma child support parenting time penalty chart

Oklahoma Dept. of Human Services child support calculations financially penalized some non-custodial parents for spending time with their children until this Tulsa law firm exposed practice in blog posts and letter to Oklahoma news outlets.

Two Tulsa Lawyers Bring 40 Years Experience to Wirth Law Office

April 17, 2015

Wirth Law Office announces the addition of Tulsa attorneys Tracey E. Persons and Randall K. Gause to our team of zealous legal practitioners. Ms. Persons represents clients in family and criminal law matters. Mr. Gause will provide expedited service in our personal injury division.

Oklahoma Attorney James M. Wirth Celebrates 10th Year at Law

September 28, 2014
Tulsa Oklahoma attorney 10 years

10 Years of Accessible Representation Tulsa attorney James M. Wirth on Sept. 28, 2014, celebrated 10 successful years as a licensed Oklahoma attorney.“My law practice has been personally rewarding to me, and it’s provided a way for me to help countless clients solve difficult legal problems,” Mr. Wirth said. During the 10 years Mr. Wirth has been a member in good standing of the Oklahoma Bar Association,... Read More»

Published Wirth Law Office Case Spurs Change of Law

June 26, 2014
Expungement of Oklahoma Court Records

Expungement In Oklahoma Made Easier Nobody wants to lose in court – especially when a case goes all the way to an appellate court. Wirth Law Office was disappointed when the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals ruled against us in a 2012 case where we tested the language of an expungment law. Fortunately, our loss turned out to be a win for some Oklahomans who want... Read More»

Wirth Law Office Welcomes Newest Tulsa Attorney: Phyllis Holdsclaw

January 3, 2014
Tulsa Attorney Phyllis Holdsclaw

Wirth Law Office proudly announces the addition of our newest staff attorney, Phyllis Holdsclaw, who joined the firm Jan. 1, 2014. Our growing cadre of attorneys, paralegals and support staff welcome Ms. Holdsclaw and the added strength she brings to our team of Tulsa legal service providers. An Enid native and 1999 alumna of Tulsa University College of Law, Ms. Holdsclaw joined Wirth Law Office after... Read More»

Wirth Law Office in Time Magazine

January 1, 2014
Wirht Law Office in Time Magazine

Wirth Law Office proudly sponsored Time Magazine’s 2014 Person of the Year edition.

Mannford Couple Allege Malicious Prosecution in Botched Drug Raid

December 19, 2013
Creek County criminal defense attorney

A Wirth Law Office client has filed a federal civil rights suit alleging malicious prosecution when police raided her home based on a search warrant that targeted a nearby residence. The woman and her husband filed the federal case against Creek County after a court dismissed bogus charges stemming from the raid. Wirth Law Office Attorney Peter Knowles had asked the court to dismiss the... Read More»

Synthetic Marijuana Case Dismissed

November 21, 2013

A judge this week dismissed charges against an Okmulgee County retailer accused of selling synthetic marijuana after an attorney for Wirth Law Office pointed out that particular substances sold as potpourri or incense were not illegal at the time police raided the retail location. Legislators had earmarked a chemical in the blend to be added to a list of outlawed substances but the substance was... Read More»

Foster Parents Exhonerated

November 21, 2013

Wirth Law Office prevailed in an administrative review on behalf of foster parents who had been accused of child neglect. The matter involved appeal of a Child Welfare Services staff report to the District Attorney. An Oklahoma Department of Human Services representative reviewed appellate material provided by Wirth Law Office along with Child Protective Services policies and procedures before reversing the staff report as unsubstantiated. The... Read More»

Drivers License Restored in Oklahoma Reckless Driving Case

November 14, 2013
reckless driving in Oklahoma

A man who paid a reckless driving ticket didn’t know the routine handling of a traffic citation could cost him his license. Fortunately for him, he had a right to know. A law that was in place for just one year increased the number of points assessed against a drivers license for reckless driving from four to 10. That meant a guilty plea cost him far... Read More»

Tulsa DUI Attorney Explains New Oklahoma Metabolite DUI-D Law

October 4, 2013

Tulsa DUI Attorney James Wirth talked with a Tulsa TV station this week about Oklahoma’ metabolite DUI-D law. The law, which took effect Oct. 1, 2013, allows prosecutors to charge anyone with driving under the influence if they have any metabolites of any Oklahoma Schedule 1 drug in their blood, saliva, urine or other bodily fluids. The presumptive DUI law does not consider whether a driver... Read More»

Wirth Law Office In the News

More Firm News from 2010

September 3, 2010 – Okmulgee Web Site Up

The Wirth Law Office launches the Web site for its soon to open Okmulgee office. Go to www.okmulgeeattorney.com to see.

August 16, 2010 – Intern Hired

The Wirth Law Office hires recent University of Tulsa – College of Law graduate, Chuck M. Parrish, as a legal intern. Mr. Parrish took the Oklahoma Bar Examination in July and is set to receive his results on September 10, 2010. Upon swearing in to the Oklahoma Bar Association, Mr. Parrish will be an associate attorney working at the Wirth Law Office’s Tulsa office.

August 2, 2010 – Wagoner Office Opens

The Wirth Law Office’s Wagoner office (Wirth Law Office – Wagoner) officially opens catty-corner to the Wagoner County District Court. Wagoner resident and former Legal Aid attorney Paul J. Sowinski, Esq., is the lead attorney at the Wagoner office.

July 27, 2010 – Speedy Trial Dismissal

Attorney James M. Wirth appeared in court today for a client charged with writing a Bogus Check in 2001. Although, charges were filed and a warrant issued in 2003, the State of Oklahoma did not pick the defendant up to face the charges until January of 2010. The Wirth Law Office was retained on the case on July 6, 2010. Today Mr. Wirth appeared and expressed concerns to the prosecutor that they had violated defendant’s right to speedy trial by failing to move the case forward for seven (7) years. Mr. Wirth requested that the prosecutor voluntarily dismissed the case; however, the prosecutor was unwilling to voluntarily dismiss. Mr. Wirth then made oral arguments for a dismissal based on a violation of speedy trial rights to the Court and the Judge granted motion, dismissing all charges pending against Wirth Law Office’s client.

July 23, 2010 – Sentencing VIctory

The Wirth Law Office scored a victory for a client today when the client received a five (5) year deferred sentence on the charge of distributing cocaine to an undercover officer. The Assistant District Attorney assigned to the case strongly objected to a deferred sentence (which allows the case to be dismissed and expunged upon successful completion of probation), so the client, at Mr. Wirth’s suggestion, blind plead to the judge. Mr. Wirth and the Assistant District Attorney made oral arguments, with Mr. Wirth requesting a deferred sentence and today the judge entered a deferred sentence for the Wirth Law Office’s client.

July 19, 2010 – Assault & Battery Dismissal

The Wirth Law Office’s client was charged with Assault & Battery when she attempted to break-up a fight between her child and her neighbor’s child. Attorney James M. Wirth requested a trial on the matter and it was set for today at 2:00 p.m. When 2:00 p.m. came around, the prosecutor conceded that he had insufficient evidence available to put on the trial and dismissed all pending charges against Mr. Wirth’s client.

June 25, 2010 – Domestic A&B Dismissal

Today attorney James M. Wirth obtained a complete dismissal on all charges against a client charged with Domestic Assault and Battery. From the beginning of the criminal filing, the alleged victim did not want charges pursued. At the arraignment, the alleged victim advised the district attorney’s office of the same; however, they refused to drop the charge. The alleged victim later appeared at the district attorney’s office for a second time, this time with her own attorney, and filled out paperwork noting she did not want the case pursued. The district attorney still refused to dismiss the case. It was not until Wirth Law Office attorney, James M. Wirth set it for trial, and appeared for pre-trial that the State finally dismissed the case.

May 26, 2010 – Felony Drug Dismissal

Wirth Law Office lawyer, James M. Wirth, appeared for a client charged with felony Unlawful Possession of Controlled Drug – Second Offense, Operating Vehicle without License Plate, and Failure to Carry Insurance. After arguments made to the prosecution regarding infirmities in the State’s case, Mr. Wirth was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss each of the three counts. Additionally, as the dismissal was received early in the case, the client is eligible for a complete expungement of the court case and arrest. This result was a great relief to the client who was facing a minimum sentence of two (2) years, with the possibility of as much as ten (10) years.

May 11, 2010 – Workers’ Comp. Trial VIctory

Today the Wirth Law Office received the Order of the Workers’ Compensation Court from a May 5, 2010 bench trial attorney James M. Wirth put on. Wirth Law Office’s client was injured on the job but the employer refused to provide him with medical treatment and other workers’ compensation benefits. The employer even called two of its current employees to the stand to testify that the client was never injured on the job. Despite the employers charades, the Judge agreed with Mr. Wirth’s presentation of the case and awarded benefits to the client. Now the client can finally get the spinal surgery that employer was denying him.

April 26, 2010 – Dismissal

Wirth Law Office lawyer James M. Wirth, appeared for a client charged with Violation of the Compulsory Attendance Act and received a complete dismissal after brief arguments made in court.

January 26, 2010 – Felony Dismissal

Today Wirth Law Office lawyer James M. Wirth obtained a complete dismissal for a client charged with Endeavoring to Manufacture Methamphetamines. Until it was dismissed the charge carried the sentencing range of seven (7) years to life.

The client was originally charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamines; however, after fighting a two (2) day preliminary hearing which ended on July 6, 2009, the charge was reduced to Endeavoring to Manufacture Methamphetamines. The matter was set for Jury Trial on January 19, 2010. On the date of trial attorney, James M. Wirth, discovered a new technical argument that could be made against the charges and the matter was continued. On January 25, 2010,James M. Wirth filed a motion requesting dismissal based on the new argument. This morning, the case and all charges against the client were dismissed.

Grand Opening Announcement

Friday, January 1, 2010

Wirth Law Office Grand Opening Email Announcement

Email Text Notice of Grand Opening

After practicing law for five years and working literally over a thousand cases, I have decided to leave the Kania Law Office and open my own practice, the Wirth Law Office. Over the previous four years at the Kania Law Office, I have achieved felony jury trial acquittals, six figure personal injury settlements, and successful appeals; I wish to continue this winning track history at the Wirth Law Office.

Clients I have worked with at the Kania Law Office, will continue with the Kania Law Office, although I may help out on some cases on an “of counsel” basis. If there are any questions regarding outstanding cases, please contact the Kania Law Office at (918) 743-2233 or me at (918) 879-1681.

Please update your contact information with the details below and know that referrals are greatly appreciated, for those in need of legal representation in personal injury, criminal defense, family law, workers’ compensation, and bankruptcy.

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