Alex joined the Handley Law Center as an attorney in 2014. He has represented clients primarily in OKC and Canadian county in cases such as Criminal Defense, Divorce, Paternity, Guardianships, Personal Injury Auto Accidents, Oil & Gas Quiet Titles, Business Entity Formations, and Commercial Property Lease agreements. Alex is currently a member of the Oklahoma County Bar, Canadian County Bar, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Oklahoma Association of Justice, and Public Justice.
Alex attended the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television where he received a B.A. in Cinematic Arts in 2004. While in School, Alex was a member of the United States Navy ROTC program and was commissioned as an officer by Senator John McCain. Prior to commissioning, he served as a Midshipman in Operation Iraqi Freedom onboard the USS Nashville (LPD-13) in the Persian Gulf during the summer of 2003. He was honorably discharged from the Navy Reserve in 2012 at the rank of Lieutenant.
Alex attended law school at Oklahoma City University School of Law and received his J.D. in 2014. While in Law School, Alex was a member of Moot Court Trial Team Competition sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers, and having exhibited excellence and attaining high honor through the art of courtroom advocacy, he was selected as a national member of The Order of Barristers. Alex was also an active member of SPELA (Sports, Property, and Entertainment Law) and the American Bar Association.
Alex’s specialized areas of practice are personal injury, DUI & criminal defense, oil & gas, divorce & custody, and civil litigation. Alex also has experience in the entertainment industry. He has worked in Los Angeles on feature films and television productions including ABC’s Desperate Housewives (2005-2010) and CW’s 90210 (2010-2011), prior to attending law school. Alex grew up in El Reno and now lives in Oklahoma City.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Felony DUI in Oklahoma County – Dismissal at preliminary hearing
Misdemeanor DUI in Canadian County – Dismissal at first court hearing
Misdemeanor DUI in Canadian County – 1-year deferred sentence, no interlock device required, no suspension of driver’s license
Misdemeanor DUI in Tulsa County – 18-month deferred sentence, no interlock device required, no suspension of driver’s license
Misdemeanor DUI in Harper County – 18-month deferred sentence
Misdemeanor possession of weapon where alcohol consumed in Oklahoma County – 1-year deferred sentence
Felony Grand Larceny in Canadian County – Dismissal at first court hearing
Five Felony counts including Concealing Stolen Property and Drug charges and weapons possession in Canadian County – Dismissal of all counts on grounds of unconstitutional search
Four felony counts and three misdemeanor counts, including Possession with intent to distribute and endeavoring to distribute in Canadian County – 7-year deferred sentence
Defendant with 3 DUIs (two felonies) in Canadian County: Pled to DUI Court
Defendant with 3 DUIs and 1 APC (actual physical control) in three separate counties: Pled to Oklahoma County DUI Court
Defendant with Felony Grand Larceny and Misdemeanor Drug Possession charges in Canadian County – 3-year deferred sentence
Passenger in vehicle involved in highway pile-up accident in Canadian County - $46,000 settlement