Tracy A. Cinocca, Esquire |

Practice Areas

General Practice, including Business Law; Personal Injury; Wrongful Death; Employment Law; Family Law; Consumer Law; Premises Liability; Contracts; Business Formation; Torts; Litigation & Appeals. United States and State Court Practice.

Bar Admissions

Oklahoma Bar Association (1998); U.S. District Courts of Oklahoma: Northern (1998), Western (1998) & Eastern (1998); 10th Circuit Court of Appeals (2002). U.S. Supreme Court (2008).

Education

Law School

University of Tulsa, J.D. (1994-1997). Memberships in Law School: Top 25% of Class; Dean’s Honor Roll; Student Bar Association Representative; Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature Delegate for TU. Oklahoma Supreme Court Certified Mediator. Loyola Law School Chicago-Rome Center-International Legal Studies 1995. Health Law Certificate.

Graduate School

Oklahoma City University, M.B.A. (1993-1994). Management Emphasis on Global Logistics Planning & International Studies in Business abroad in England, Holland & Germany. Worked for Climate Master, a manufacturer of heat pumps, full time as a purchaser while obtaining MBA.

College

University of Oklahoma, B.A. Political Science, History Minor (1990-1993); Villanova, Physics & Business Studies (1989-1990). College Activities: Student Lobby Association; University of Oklahoma Student Government Association: At Large Chairman and Intern Coordinator; 1992 Intern U.S. House of Representatives.

Memberships

  • Hudson-Hall Wheaton Chapter of American Inns of Court (2010-2013).
  • American Bar Association Section of Family Law Vice- Chair of the Domestic Violence Committee and Executive Member of the Sponsorship-Fundraising Committee (2008-2009)
  • Federal Bar Association (2008).
  • American Bar Association Chair and Editor of the Young Lawyers Business Newsletter Committee (2007-2008).
  • American Bar Association (2002-present). Section membership in Business Law (2004-2009); Family Law (2004-2008); Young Lawyers (2002-2009); Member Business Law Section Young Lawyers Forum (2005-2008), Region IV Council Member of Family Law Section (2006-2009), Litigation (2004-2006).
  • Tulsa County Bar Association (1999-present): section membership in Family Law (2008-2016), Employment Law (2003-2006); the Tulsa County Professional Responsibility Commission (2003-2005); Corporate, Criminal, & Young Lawyers (2005-2006); Litigation Section (2005-2016).
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (1999-2008): Subsections of Business Torts & Family Law (2005-08); Young Lawyers (1999-2008).
  • Oklahoma County Bar (1998-2000).
  • Oklahoma Bar Association (1998-present). Section membership in: Access to Justice Committee- Draft Instructions for VPO Forms to Be made Available Online for Completion, The Strategic Planning Committee, & Women in Law Committee (2016); Young Lawyers Association (1998-2007); Chair of Subsection of Health Law Committee (1998-2001).

Presentations

The American Bar Association of Family Law Section. “Hot Tips from the Experts.” Discovery. 08/2008.

The American Bar Association of Family Law Section. “Family Law Discovery: The Basics and Beyond.” 4/23/2008.

The Lorman Institute- “Managing Employee Documentation.” 1/23/2009.

The Lorman Institute – “Landmines for Discharge.” 6/13/2007.

The Lorman Institute – “Advance Topics In the Family and Medical Leave Act in Oklahoma.” 8/24/2006.

Positions

  • Editor of the Breast Cancer Litigation Guide, Komen Institute (2008-2010)
  • ABA Section of Family Law Vice- Chair of the Domestic Violence Committee (2008-2009)
  • ABA Section of Family Law Executive Member of the Sponsorship-Fundraising Committee (2008-2009)
  • ABA Business Law Council Member (2006-2009)
  • ABA Chair and Editor of the Young Lawyers Business Newsletter Committee (2007-2008)
  • ABA Region IV Council Member of Family Law Section (2006-2009)
  • OBA Chair of Subsection of Health Law Committee (1998-2001)

Publications

Cinocca, Tracy. “The Need for a Family Decision Making Statute in Oklahoma.” Oklahoma Bar Journal. Vol. 69, No. 48, 12/26/1998.

Cinocca, Tracy. Careers in the Law: Success Without College. Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. (2001).

Cinocca, Tracy. “Advance Topics In the Family and Medical Leave Act in Oklahoma.” Lorman Institute. 8/24/2006.

Cinocca, Tracy. “Landmines for Discharge.” Lorman Institute. 6/13/2007.

Cinocca, Tracy. “Employee Discharge & Documentation in Oklahoma: FMLA Overview & FMLA Litigation.” Lorman Institute. 1/23/2009.

Conferences

  • Oklahoma Bar Association of Family Law, Nov. 2014 Annual Convention- Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • The American Bar Association of Business Law, April 2009 Annual Convention- Vancouver, Canada: Training in: What to Expect When Your Deal Goes Bad; Contract Drafting; Understanding LLC Operating Agreements- How the Deal Affects Drafting; The Legal Side of the World of Sports and Entertainment
  • The American Bar Association of Family Law & Council Meeting, Oct. 2008 Fall Convention- Scottsdale, Arizona
  • The American Bar Association of Family Law, Aug. 2008 Annual Convention & Council Meeting- New York, New York: Speaker on ‘Breast Cancer Litigation Guide’ & ‘Hot Tips from the Experts’
  • Council Meeting for the American Bar Association of Family Law, April 2008- Chicago, Illinois
  • The American Bar Association of Business Law for the Young Business Lawyer, April 2008 Spring Convention- Dallas, Texas: Training in: Contract Drafting and the Deal
  • The American Association for Justice, Dec. 2007 Annual Weekend with the Stars- New York, New York
  • The American Bar Association of Business & Family Law, Aug. 2007 Annual Convention- San Francisco, California
  • The American Association for Justice, July 2007 Annual Convention- Chicago, Illinois
  • The American Association of Family Law, April 2007 Spring Convention- Monterey, California
  • The American Bar Association of Business Law, March 2007 Spring Convention- Washington, DC
  • The American Bar Association of Family Law, Oct. 2006 Fall Convention- Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • The American Bar Association of Business Law, April 2006 Spring Convention- Tampa, Florida: Training in: Partnerships and Alternative Business Entities; Employment Litigation; Cyberspace Law;Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation; A view from the Bench (and Jury Box)- A Female Perspective; Sarbanes-Oxley Obligations and Intellectual Property; Law Reform in Nonprofit Corporation Law Including Directors, Officers and Trustees
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Dec. 2005 Weekend with the Stars- New York, New York
  • The American Bar Association, Aug. 2005 Annual Convention- Chicago, Illinois
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, July 2005 Annual Convention- Toronto, Canada
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Women in Law Conference, Sept. 2003- Tulsa, OK
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Solo & Small Firm Conference, June 2003- Lake Texoma
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Solo & Small Firm Conference, June 2002- Lake Texoma
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Solo & Small Firm Conference, June 2001- Lake Texoma
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Solo & Small Firm Conference, June 2000- Lake Texoma

Public Service

  • OETA Channel 11 Ask-A-lawyer in Honor of National Law Day on May 1, 2016.
  • Breast Cancer Litigation Task Force (2008-2016).
  • Editor of the Breast Cancer Litigation Guide, Komen Institute (2008-2010).
  • Call a Lawyer at KJRH Channel 2 (2007-2009).
  • Former Junior Great Books children’s leader & Young Lives Mentor Mom’s program.

Miscellaneous

  • Americans for Limited Government Foundation, Aug. 2006 Action Conference- Chicago, Illinois: Training in: Property Rights- Airtight Solutions.
  • Writing the Legal Thriller SEAK, Inc., Oct. 2003- Cape Cod, Massachusetts.