Justin P. Grose

Associate || Oklahoma City

Justin P. Grose is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on civil litigation in state and federal court. His practice also includes appellate work arguing before the appellate courts of Oklahoma, as well as the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. While in public service, his practice primarily consisted of defending state agencies and state employees involving tort claims, administrative actions, civil rights allegations, employment law, and constitutional challenges. He now represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law.

While in law school, Mr. Grose was a member of the American Indian Law Review, the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Team, and the William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Team. For his devotion to oral advocacy and brief writing, he was inducted into The Order of Barristers. He was also a member of Phi Delta Phi, a legal honor fraternity; listed on the Dean’s Honor Roll all six semesters; and awarded an American Jurisprudence award for academic excellence in Environmental Law.

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  • Successfully defended a public university in a Title VII discrimination jury trial;
  • First-chaired a bench trial concerning the constitutionality of an Oklahoma statute and argued the case on appeal before the Tenth Circuit;
  • Represented state agencies and state employees in employment discrimination suits.

Education

  • J.D., with distinction, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2012
  • B.S., University of Oklahoma, 2007

Admittance to Practice

  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Activities

  • Oklahoma Bar Association (Bench and Bar Committee Liaison – Young Lawyers Division)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association

Speeches

  • Oklahoma District Attorney's Council - "42 U.S.C. 1983 Overview" - Tulsa - July 2015
  • Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General - "Qualified Immunity Primer" - Oklahoma City - October 2014
  • 2011 - 35 Am. Ind. L. Rev. 695 - "Time to Bury the Tomahawk Chop: An Attempt at Reconciling the Differing Viewpoints of Native Americans and Sports Fans"
  • May 23, 2018 - The Oklahoman - "Q&A with Justin P. Grose: High court decision validates class-action waivers in arbitration agreements"

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