Monday, August 20, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced the appointment of Brian Goree to the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals District 6, Office 2. Goree will replace Judge Carol Hansen, who has resigned.
Goree has practiced law for more than 20 years, focusing on litigation research and writing. He previously worked as the head of research and writing at Latham, Wagner, Steele and Lehman in Tulsa, a civil defense law firm. Goree also worked as an associate attorney at Secrest, Hill and Butler. He has been practicing law since 1989.
“With more than 20 years experience in litigation research and writing, Brian Goree brings to the court a great knowledge of the law,” Fallin said. “I am confident Brian will serve the state well in his new role as a judge on the Court of Civil Appeals.”
Goree is a volunteer with Tulsa Lawyers for Children. He is a past chairman of the Appellate Practice Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association.
Goree received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Oklahoma and a law degree from the University of Tulsa.
Goree and his wife, Jill, have four children.