Jeffrey H. Contreras

Jeffrey H. Contreras

McAlester, Oklahoma

In 1978, Mr. Contreras graduated from McAlester High School (7th in a class of 282). In 1982, Mr. Contreras graduated, with Honors, from University of East Central Oklahoma State with a B.S. in Business Finance. In 1985, Mr. Contreras obtained his Juris Doctor, with Distinction, from the University of Oklahoma School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Contreras earned the honor of membership in the Oklahoma Law Review, the University of Oklahoma law school's legal publication.  Mr. Contreras took and passed the State Bar Exam that summer and was sworn in as an attorney licensed to practice law on October 16, 1985. Mr. Contreras has continuously practiced law since that time. He is an experienced and skilled trial attorney who has tried literally hundreds of jury and bench trials throughout his busy career.

Areas of Practice

  • Family
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 1985


  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: Note Published in Spring, 1984 Oklahoma Law Review "Evidence: Admissibility of other Crimes to Establish a Common Scheme or Plan - Hall v. State"
    • Law Review: Oklahoma Law Review, Note Editor, 1983 - 1985
  • East Central Oklahoma State University, Ada, Oklahoma
    • B.S. - 1982
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Business Finance
  • McAlester High School in McAlester, Oklahoma
    • Honors: Class ranking of 7 out of the 282 students

Published Works

  • "Evidence: Admissibility of other Crimes to Establish a Common Scheme or Plan - Hall v. State", Oklahoma Law Review, Spring, 1984

Honors and Awards

  • “AV Preeminent” rating by Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Attorney/Member, 1985 - Present
  • Pittsburg County Bar Association, Attorney/Member, 2004 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member