Mr. Ghostbear graduated from the University of Tulsa in 1966 with a Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree and obtained his JD Degree in 1969 also from the University of Tulsa. He was an Assistant Public Defender in Tulsa County and has been in private practice for over forty years.

Mr. Ghostbear receives a "thank you poster" from the youth group of one of his Indian clients

Admissions & Associations

  • Admitted to practice before Oklahoma Courts in April 1969
  • Admitted to practice before numerous Tribal Courts in Oklahoma
  • Admitted to practice before the three Federal District Courts in Oklahoma
  • Admitted to practice before 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member of Tulsa County & Oklahoma Bar Associations
  • Member of Ten Tribal Bar Associations
  • University of Tulsa College of Law Alumni Association - Member Board of Directors
  • Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc. - Member Board of Directors
  • American Indian Resource Center - Member of Advisory Board
  • Adjunct Professor of Law - Southern Nazarene University - MBA Program