A Few Words About Us

Sweeney, Draper & Christopher is one of Ada's newest and most dynamic law firms.

We regularly practice in the following counties: Pontotoc, Coal, Atoka, Johnston, Murray, Garvin, Seminole, Hughes and Pottawatomie as well as Federal Court and the courts of the Chickasaw Nation.

We are located in new offices on Ada's north side at 1320 Stone Bridge, Suite A (next door to the Santa Fe Steakhouse).

News and Updates

¡Adios, Jorjia!

Today was Jorjia's last day with our firm. She has accepted a position at East Central University as the Director of Early Settlement Mediation. Our loss is the university's gain. We will miss Jorjia and be forever grateful for the work that she did with us for the past 4 years. Good luck with your new job, we know you'll be a success! #sd&c

Goodbye, Nicole!

Today we said goodbye and good luck to our receptionist, Nicole. She is off to a new job at East Central University after 5 and half years with our firm. We wish you all the best, Nicole! Thank you for everything!

Welcome Baby!

Our Accounts Manager, Koral and her husband, Kenny welcomed a new angel into their family on November 5, 2015. Their first child, Joe "Grayson" Linker was born at 6:38 PM weighing 8 lbs 10 oz and measuring 22 inches long! Congratulations to everyone in the Linker Family!

Jason Christopher is "Ada's Favorite Lawyer"

Congratulations to SD&C Partner, Jason Christopher for being named "Ada's Favorite Lawyer" for 2015 by the readers of The Ada News.

Vote Preston Draper for Ada City Council on March 3rd

Absentee Voting begins FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Election Day is TUESDAY, MARCH 03, 2015 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Any registered voters living in the city limits may vote, even if you do not live in Ward 3.

Preston Draper files for Ada City Council Ward 3

SD&C Partner, Preston Draper has filed to run for a seat on the Ada City Council Ward 3. If you would like to support his candidacy, you can visit his campaign Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/draper.citycouncil2015 for more information.

New Addition to the SD&C Family!

Please join us in congratulating The Rex Family on the new addition to their family! Lily Anna Rex was born at 7:43 this morning weighing 8 lb 12 oz and measuring 19.5 in. Dale reports that mommy and baby are doing well.

Preston Draper files for Associate District Judge of Pontotoc County

SD&C Partner, Preston Draper has filed to run for Associate District Judge of Pontotoc County. Preston is a great lawyer and will make a fantastic judge. If you would like to support his candidacy, you can visit his campaign website at http://www.draperforjudge.net.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing Fee Increase

We have been notified by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court that Chapter 7 filing fees will increase from $306 to $335 effective June 01, 2014. If you've been thinking about filing bankruptcy, make an appointment today. It will never be cheaper to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy than it is right now!

Preston Draper discussed Oklahoma divorce law on KXII

SD&C partner Preston Draper appeared in a story on Oklahoma's divorce procedure on local news channel KXII (channel 12) on January 28, 2014.

SD&C partner's case forges new child support law

SD&C partner, Preston Draper, recently had a child support case upheld on appeal by the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals on a matter of first impression. The opinion, In the Interest of the Child of Sara Knight, has been published as 2014 OK CIV APP 2.

Coal County Employee Fired for Wife’s Facebook Posts

SD&C Partner Preston Draper filed a complaint in Federal Court alleging that a Coal County employee was fired after being told “We are not going to pay you to work here when your wife is putting stuff on Facebook about the commissioner.” The complaint alleges the county and the commissioner violated the employee's First Amendment Rights.

Kurt Sweeney Helps Local Residents Avoid Internet Scams

Kurt Sweeney, of Sweeney, Draper & Christopher, was recently interviewed by the Ada News about an Ada man who had fallen victim to an internet scam. Do you know how to protect yourself online?

Kurt Sweeney files suit on Behalf of Roff Police Chief against City of Roff

The police chief of Roff is suing the City and its current mayor, a city council member and a former city council member for wrongfully terminating his employment in early 2011. Senior Partner Kurt Sweeney filed the litigation seeking over $75,000.00 in damages in Pontotoc County District Court. For more information, please follow this link.

Jason Christopher interviewed for DUI show on TLC

Jason Christopher of Sweeney, Draper and Christopher will appear on the nationally televised show DUI, which airs on Thursday nights on the TLC network.