Chantelle Hickman-Ladd

Chantelle Hickman-Ladd

Associate
Location:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Phone:
405-767-0333
Email:
Chantelle grew up in Northwest Oklahoma before attending the University of Central Oklahoma where she received a B.B.A. She went on to graduate summa cum laude from the Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2019. While attending law school, Chantelle was the Articles Editor for the OCU Law Review and a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal honor fraternity. In addition, she received CALI Excellence awards in her Criminal Law, Family Law, and Estate Planning classes and was awarded the Judge Alfred P. Murrah Sr. Award for outstanding academic performance.
 
Chantelle is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). When she sneaks away from work, Chantelle loves to escape to the beach. Recently, Chantelle undertook the endeavor of trying to breath underwater (a/k/a scuba diving). When she can’t find a sandy beach, Chantelle loves to spend time at home tucked away with her husband and fur baby, Zeus.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma

Education

  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • J.D. summa cum laude - 2019
    • Honors: CALI Excellence awards in her Criminal Law, Family Law, and Estate Planning
    • Honors: Judge Alfred P. Murrah Sr. Award
    • Law Review: OCU Law Review, Articles Editor
  • University of Central Oklahoma
    • B.B.A.

Published Works

  • Co-Authored “Changes to the Oklahoma General Corporation Act”, OBJ 89 pg. 18 (February 2018).
  • “Know Your Worth: Valuing Marriage and the Relinquishment of Marital Rights in Estate & Gift Tax Law”, 43 Okla. City U. L. Rev. pg. 251 (2019).

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi