Layn R. Phillips

Layn R. Phillips, founder of Phillips ADR Enterprises (PADRE), is both a former United States Attorney and a former United States District Judge.

Judge Phillips joined the United States Attorney’s office in Los Angeles in 1980 as an Assistant United States Attorney, serving as a federal prosecutor in the Central District of California for four years. During the Reagan administration, he returned to his home state of Oklahoma, where, at age 31, he was nominated to serve as a United States Attorney.

At age 34, he again was nominated by President Reagan to serve as a United States District Judge in Oklahoma City. During his tenure on the bench, he presided over more than 140 federal trials in Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. He also sat by designation on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver, Colorado, where he participated in numerous panel decisions and published multiple opinions.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation
Law School University of Tulsa College of Law (J.D.);Georgetown University Law Center(L.L.M.)
Admitted Year 1977
Education University of Tulsa College (B.S.)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Phillips ADR
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