spudz-photo.jpgDavid T. McKenzie

Attorney & Counselor at Law

David "Spuds" McKenzie has been fighting for Oklahomans since 1989 and is licensed to practice before all Oklahoma Courts, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme CourtOver the past three decades, he has received virtually every accolade and recognition available to a Criminal Defense Attorney. Davids practices almost exclusively in Criminal Defense, having tried hundreds of jury trials ranging from DUI to Murder I. 

Awards

 

• AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell in 2016

• Maurice Merrill Golden Quill Award by Oklahoma Bar Association in 2014

• Earl Sneed Award for Outstanding Contribution to CLE by Oklahoma Bar Association in 2014

• Barry Albert Award for Excellence in Advocacy by Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association in 2011

Defender of the Year by Oklahoma Bar Association in 2010

• Clarence Darrow Award by Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association in 1997

Experience

 

• Of Counsel with Mulinix, Goerke & Meyer, PLLC, in Oklahoma City

• Board of Directors at the Oklahoma Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union since 2015

• Board of Directors at Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association since 2014

• Chair Elect for the Oklahoma Bar Association, Criminal Law Section from 2015 to 2016

• Juris Doctor from University of Oklahoma College of Law

Practicing Criminal Defense Law since 1989

More About David

David T. McKenzie was born in Ft. Lewis, Washington, and he has lived most of his life in Oklahoma. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, a Master of Science degree and a Master of Arts degree from Northeastern Oklahoma State University, and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1988. 

David practices almost exclusively in Criminal Defense, having tried hundreds of jury trials ranging from DUI to Murder I. David is Of Counsel with Mulinix, Goerke & Meyer, PLLC, in Oklahoma City. 

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Oklahoma

Over the past three decades, he has received virtually every accolade and recognition available to a Criminal Defense Attorney; highlights include the 1997 Clarence Darrow Award from the Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the 2010 Professional Advocate of the Year from the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Criminal Law Section, and the 2014 recipient of two awards from the Oklahoma Bar Association, the Earl Sneed Award for excellence in continuing legal education and the Maurice Merrill Golden Quill Award for outstanding legal writing. He has also been named an Oklahoma “Super Lawyer in Criminal Law" by Super Lawyer on multiple occasions.

Beyond Practicing Criminal Law in Oklahoma

In addition to practicing law, David McKenzie is also a professional actor represented by Magna Talent Agency in Oklahoma City. He has appeared in six motion pictures, numerous television commercials and has been a talk radio show host.

 

Legal Analayst David McKenzie on KFOR