Luke Barteaux is an experienced and accomplished trial attorney at Fry & Elder who has been with the acclaimed Oklahoma law firm since 2011.
Barteaux has established himself as an elite Oklahoma family law attorney over the years, as he has been named to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars every year since 2014.
Barteaux additionally became the first attorney from Fry & Elder to be sworn in as a judge in 2017 when he was appointed as a Cherokee Nation District Judge. In 2018, Barteaux was reappointed for the post through February of 2022.
Like so many other Fry & Elder attorneys, Barteaux is an active leader in the Oklahoma Bar Association. He served as Chairperson of the Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section in 2016 after serving as the section’s co-chair in 2015. He also graduated from the Oklahoma Bar Association 2015-2016 Leadership Academy.
Barteaux has attended numerous continuing legal education (CLE) and professional development seminars throughout Oklahoma and the United States. He attended and graduated from the OBA FLS Trial Advocacy Institute in 2014. He was appointed by the Chief of the Cherokee Nation and confirmed by the Council to the Cherokee Phoenix Editorial Board where he previously served as Chairman from 2014 until appointed District Judge in 2017.
The decorated Oklahoma trial lawyer is a member of the American Bar Association, the Tulsa County Bar Association, and is a member of both bar’s Family Law Sections.
He has served on the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Rules of Professional Conduct Committee and the Executive Board of the Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section having served on the Continuing Legal Education Committee, as the Family Law Section 2015 CLE Co-Chair and the 2016 Chair, the Practice Manual Committee as Marketing Chair in 2014 and the Editing Committee, the Family Law Section Social Committee.
Barteaux was born in Norman, Oklahoma and grew up in northeastern Oklahoma where he attended Metro Christian Academy. After completion of high school, he went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs and Administration from the University of Oklahoma before obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law. He is married and has two children with his wife Sarah.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING
2016 OBA House of Delegates Resolutions Committee
Oklahoma Trial Advocacy Institute, 2016 faculty member
Oklahoma Bar Association Leadership Academy, 2015
Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section CLE Chair, 2015
Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section Chair, 2016
Cherokee Nation; Chairman of the Cherokee Editorial Board, 2015 – current
Oklahoma Bar Association Rules and Professional Conduct Committee 2012-2015
CLE presentation: Transferring Cases Between Counties and States, 2015
CLE presentation: Preparing Your Case for Trial, 2016
CLE presentation: Highlights of Title 43 (Family Law), 2014
Graduate of the Oklahoma Trial Advocacy Institute, 2014 and 2015