ADRIENNE L. BARNETT
Adrienne L. Barnett joined the firm in 2006, upon returning to her hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her practice consists of litigation in state and federal courts, with a concentration in domestic litigation and matters involving families. In this capacity, she represents a wide array of clients in divorce, paternity, guardianship, and adoption cases at the trial and appellate levels. Her divorce clients range from those seeking an uncontested and amicable resolution, to those with extensive business interests and marital estates, as well as clients who are presented with difficult custody and visitation disputes. She has also represented families involved in civil litigation relating to their children. Ms. Barnett is actively involved in the community, and has served as a board member of several organizations, including the Child Abuse Network, Oklahoma Arts Institute, and OK Mozart.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Barnett earned her B.A. in history and in government from Smith College in 2001. In 2004, Ms. Barnett received her juris doctor magna cum laude from Boston College Law School and became a member of the Order of the Coif. She also served as a staff member and student editor for the Boston College Law Review from 2002-2004. After law school, Ms. Barnett joined the law firm Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale & Dorr in Washington, D.C. Her practice there focused on advising clients in the financial services industry, including broker-dealers, investment advisors, and other financial services companies. From 2005 to 2006, Ms. Barnett had the privilege of serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert H. Henry, a judge on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.