Friday, December 13, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced the appointment of Patrick Pickerill as associate district judge for Pawnee County. He is replacing Judge Matthew Henry who resigned. Pickerill will begin service immediately.
Pickerill, of Cleveland, has been in private practice since 1995 with Pickerill Law Offices, a general practice law firm that focuses on wrongful death cases, trusts and real estate. He also has served as municipal judge for Oilton and city attorney for Jennings.
“Patrick Pickerill has established himself as a skilled attorney who has a wealth of experience in both civil and criminal litigation,” Fallin said. “Given his knowledge and experience, I know he will serve the residents of Pawnee County well.”
Pickerill has served the past eight years as president of the Pawnee County Bar Association. He also is a member of the Osage Nation Bar Association.
In 2005, Pickerill was named the attorney advocate of the year by the Oklahoma Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), a volunteer position that acts as a child advocate in the juvenile court system.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah and a law degree from the University of Tulsa.
He and his wife, Cindy, have two children.