Richard L. Hathcoat
Richard Hathcoat obtained his college degree in 1988, and his law degree in 1991 from the University of Tulsa. He was admitted to the Oklahoma bar in September, 1991. After law school, he served as an Assistant District Attorney in the County District Attorney’s office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Subsequently, Mr. Hathcoat entered private practice, where he has handled numerous litigation matters relating to construction, breach of contract, products liability, professional liability, and general personal injury negligence cases. He has also represented insurers in first-party claims investigation and “bad faith” cases. Mr. Hathcoat has regularly conducted examinations under oath for some of the largest and most sophisticated national insurers, and defended numerous insured defendants at trial. He practices in both state and federal courts in Oklahoma and Colorado. Mr. Hathcoat’s practice is presently focused on civil litigation, involving insurance funded defense, employment and wrongful termination matters, estate planning and trusts, criminal law, and natural resources law, including title examination for natural resource producers. He has instructed continuing education for insurance adjusters and lawyers, presented various programs for personal and commercial lines insurers, and been a panel speaker during a presentation for new lawyers entering the natural resources field.
Mr. Hathcoat is married and has three children.
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
- Oklahoma – All State and Federal District Courts
- Colorado – All State and Federal District Courts
MEMBERSHIP AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
- Oklahoma Bar Association
- Colorado Bar Association
- Tulsa County Bar Association