Attorneys

 

Charles O. 
"Chuck" Hanson
1944~2021
Richard K. Holmes

Chuck Hanson graduated from the University of Iowa in 1967 and served on active duty in the United States Air Force from 1967 to 1973. After military service he was admitted to the University of Tulsa College of Law. He was awarded his Juris Doctorate and admitted to the Oklahoma bar in 1976. Hanson was a member of the Oklahoma and Tulsa County Bar Associations. He was also admitted to practice before The United States Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Northern and Western Districts of the US District Courts in Oklahoma.

     Both partners are rated AV by Martindale Hubbell and was been a partner in Hanson & Holmes, PLC since 1980. 

     Chuck retired in 2017, but periodically consulted with the attorneys. His practice involved corporation and business litigation, trusts, wills and estate tax planning, contract negotiations, ad valorem tax relief, real estate matters, probates, guardianships, and home owner associations. 

     He served as Treasurer of the Tulsa Title and Probate Lawyers Association for 29 years. Chuck served as a Director on many boards including the Tulsa Title and Probate Lawyers Association and the Tulsa Downtown Lions Club.

     

Richard Holmes graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and was admitted to the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1972. He was awarded his Juris Doctorate in 1974 and admitted to practice in 1975. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and Tulsa County Bar Association. Holmes is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Tax Court and the Northern and Western Districts of the US District Courts in Oklahoma. In 1990 he was appointed by the Civil District Judges of Tulsa County as an Adjunct Settlement Judge for civil litigation cases. Both partners are rated AV by Martindale Hubbell and he has been a partner in Hanson & Holmes, PLC since 1980. 

     Holmes' practice involves corporation and business litigation, tax, trusts, wills and estate tax planning. He is the past president of the Tulsa Title and Probate Lawyers Association and former member of the Board of Directors of the Tulsa County Bar Association.

     Mr. Holmes is the past chairmen of the American Diabetes Association Tulsa Board of Directors and continues as a member of the Board. In 2007 he was chairman of the Concours for the Cure for the ADA and continues to serve on the committee. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Tulsa and served on the Board of Directors as International Projects Director.

Brian Crain

Brian Crain brings a wealth of experience to Hanson & Holmes, not only in the legal profession, but in both business and government.

He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1983 with a B.BA in management.

     Following graduation, Brian worked for a national distributor of electrical and electronic wiring. During the next twelve years, he advanced through the company, working throughout the country before moving to Tulsa in 1987. He graduated from the University of Tulsa School of Law in 1991. Brian served as a Tulsa County Assistant District Attorney for three years. During that time, he prosecuted drug cases, DUIs and sex crimes. He later worked in the Civil Division, representing the County in both state and federal courts.

     In 1999, Brian entered private practice, focusing primarily on title and real property law. In 2004, the citizens of Tulsa elected Brian to the Oklahoma State Senate. He was in Senate from 2004-2016. He served on Judicial Committee as well as the Judiciary, General Government, Appropriations and Health and Human Services Commission. He chaired the Appropriations Subcommittee for Health and Human Services with oversight responsibility for more than a dozen agencies including the state’s Medicaid program, DHS, the Department of Health, and Office of Juvenile Affairs.

Logan Beadles

Originally from Pauls Valley, OK, Logan Beadles attended college at Oklahoma State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics in 2010.

    Logan graduated law school from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2013. While in law school Logan served as Notes and Comments Editor for the American Indian Law Review.

   Logan has tried cases in various counties in central Oklahoma, and is admitted to practice law before the United States District Courts, and Bankruptcy Courts, for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma. His practice areas include: general civil litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants, formation of business entities, contracts, real property disputes, guardianships, name changes, collections, and probate matters.

    Logan’s community involvement includes his past service as President and board member of the Pauls Valley Rotary Club. Logan also served as the Garvin County Bar Association President from 2014 to 2018. 

 

Jacob Parker

Born in Texas, Jacob Parker came to Oklahoma to study law at the University of Tulsa. He received his J.D. in 2016, graduating with honor and was named to the order of the barrister, an award only ten people in each graduating class receive. Moreover, Mr. Parker served as an editor on the school’s law review and continues to excel at legal writing. 

   Mr. Parker has represented tribal nations in state and tribal court, and serves as an administrative law judge for the Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota. In addition to his work with tribes, Mr. Parker is a skilled litigator whose experience extends to family law, employment law, divorce, water law and other litigation matters. 

    In addition to being a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Mr. Parker is admitted to the Eastern and Western District Courts as well as to several tribal bar associations.