Hugh V. Rineer

Hugh V. Rineer PC
Bartlesville, Oklahoma 74006


Areas Of Practice

Child Custody
Child Support Modification
Divorce Modification and Enforcement
Domestic Relations
Legal Separation
Marital Property
Spousal Support


Hugh V. Rineer received his undergraduate education at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1971.  He received his law degree in 1975 from the University of Tulsa, having been awarded the Order of the Curule Chair.  He was a member of the University of Tulsa Law Journal and Phi Delta Phi.

Prior to joining the Firm in 1998, Mr. Rineer was a Special District Judge for the 14th Judicial District, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, presiding over divorce trials and preliminary hearings from 1984 through 1988.  Prior to that, he served as co-managing attorney for Legal Services of Eastern Oklahoma.

Mr. Rineer is an Adjunct Settlement Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma, a mediator for the State Department of Education, and a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the University of Tulsa, College of Law, teaching mediation.

He has been chairman of the Tulsa County Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and is a founding member of the Oklahoma Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  He is also a Hearing Officer for the State Department of Education and the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.

Mr. Rineer’s practice is concentrated in the areas of domestic relations, family law, collaborative family law, family mediation, family arbitration, and serving as Parenting Coordinator.  He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association, the Association for Conflict Resolution, and the Oklahoma Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  He has served as Budget Officer for both the Family Law Section and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association.

Mr. Rineer is engaged in several community organizations.  He is a past President of the Central Tulsa Soccer Club and the Tulsa/San Luis Potosi, Mexico Sister City Association and was a team member on the Tulsa Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Project.  He is a docent with the Nature Conservancy at the Tall Grass Prairie in Pawhuska, Oklahoma.  He is the father of three grown children and the grandfather of five.  He and his wife, Mary, who is a psychologist, have lived in Tulsa for over 40 years.

At Leonard & Rineer, P.C., our mission is to provide quality legal support and counsel to our clients.  We have a reputation for thoroughness and preparedness that is widely recognized and respected in the legal community.  We work together, with the client, to achieve the most successful client outcome.  Our attorneys are committed, experienced lawyers who take our responsibilities seriously, knowing that the results we achieve for our client will have a lasting impact on their lives.

We assist our clients in the following practice areas:  General Civil and Appellate Practice, Business and Commercial Litigation, Business Planning, Estate Planning, Guardianship, Trust and Probate Law, Personal Injury Law, Environmental Law, Business, Corporate and Commercial Transactions, Real Estate Law, Domestic Relations, Mediation, and Collaborative Family Law.

Our commitment to excellent representation includes:

  • Giving our clients the attention they deserve.
  • Explaining all options to help you make an informed decision.
  • Giving you as much time as you need to speak with us.
  • Keeping you informed about the status of your case.
  • Maintaining client confidence.
  • Looking out for our clients’ immediate needs and long term interests.
  • Prompt return of phone calls.
  • Providing copies of all attorney correspondence to our clients.

We emphasize communication with our clients, persistent advocacy, and attention to all aspects of their case. Regardless of the size of the case, our commitment is to obtain a just result for each of our clients.

We are sensitive to the rich traditions of the legal profession and our community, and we are dedicated to providing our clients with professional service along with vigorous advocacy of their interests. We strive to balance client interests with important individual and community values. It is something we work very hard to achieve.

Our goal is to provide a level of performance and satisfaction that demonstrates to both clients and peers nothing less than the best legal service available. We are immensely proud of our accomplishments and invite you to learn more about who we are, who we represent, and the range of services we provide. We are proud that each of us is an AV rated attorney in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

1921 South Boston Avenue
Tulas, OK 74119

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