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OKC Mediation Lawyer Kraettli Epperson

Phone: 405-848-9100
Fax: 405-848-9101
Email: kqe@meehoge.com

Kraettli Q. Epperson

Principal Attorney

Kraettli Q. Epperson (AV rating), PLLC, is a partner in Mee Hoge P.L.L.P., conducting his law practice in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where he focuses on Oil/Gas and Surface Title Litigation, and Title Curative matters. Mr. Epperson serves as a Consulting Expert and Expert Witness on Oil/Gas Title and Surface Title Matters. He has practiced law since 1979.

Mr. Epperson has been Chairman of the Title Examination Standards Committee of the Real Property Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association from 1988 to 2020. He also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law teaching “Oklahoma Land Titles” at the Oklahoma City School of Law from 1982 to 2018. He is also a frequent writer and lecturer on Oil/Gas and Surface Title Law, having published or presented over 300 papers/articles. He has also taught the Real Property Law portion of the Oklahoma Bar Review. Mr. Epperson is the General Editor of, and a contributing author to, Vernons 2d: Oklahoma Real Property Forms and Practices. You can learn more about his practice and his publications at his website www.Eppersonlaw.com

Areas of Practice:

  • Expert Consultant and Expert Witness on Oil/Gas Titles and Surface Titles
  • Mineral and Surface Title Curative Matters
  • Condemnation
  • Real Property Subdivision Restrictions Interpretation and Litigation
  • Homeowners Association Representation

Bar Admissions:

  • Oklahoma, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 1984

Education:

  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1978
    J.D.
    Honors: National Order of Barristers
    Honors: Phi Delta Phi (Law School Honors Fraternity, President)
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, 1974
    M.S. (Urban and Policy Sciences)
  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 1971
    B.A. (Political Science)

Published Works:

  • “Probate Venue (aka Jurisdiction) Is Important: Fulks Overules Walker”, 92 OBJ 4 (April 2021)
  • “Seeking Default Judgment: After Schweigert”, 91 OBJ 54 (April 2020)
  • “Constructive Notice: Oklahoma’s Hybrid System Affecting Surface and Mineral Interests”, 80 OBJ 40 (January 2018)
  • (see www.EppersonLaw.com for more articles written and speeches presented by Mr. Epperson)

Representative Clients:

  • Sunoco, Inc.
  • Midstates Petroleum Company--Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
  • White Operating Company
  • Claude C. Arnold Non-Operated Royalty Interest Properties, LLC

Honors and Awards:

  • MauriceMerrill Golden Quill Award, Oklahoma Bar Association, 1997
  • Earl Sneed Continuing Legal Education Award, Oklahoma Bar Association, 1990
  • Golden Gavel Outstanding Bar Committee, Oklahoma Bar Association (Title Examination Standards Committee), 1990
  • 2022 The Best Lawyers in America (Oil and Gas Law; Real Estate Law)
  • 2021 Oklahoma Super Lawyers
  • 2021 Finance Monthly Legal Award (Real Property -- USA)
  • 2021 405 Magazine Top Lawyers (Eminent Domain)
  • Order of the Barrister, OCU Law School (courtroom skills honors)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Oklahoma Bar Association,
    Title Examination Standards Committee (Member 1979-Present) (Chairman: 1988-2020)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association,
    Real Property Law Section (Member 1979-Present) (Past Chairman)
  • Oklahoma City Title Attorney’s Association,
    Member (1979-Present) (Past Chairman)

Fraternities/Sororities:

  • Phi Delta Phi, OCU Law School

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