Attorney Christopher W. Cotner, Mee Hawkins Greenhaw & Cotner, Oklahoma City, OK
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OKC Lawyer Christopher W. Cotner

Phone: 405-848-9100
Fax: 405-848-9101

Christopher W. Cotner

Principal Attorney

Christopher William Cotner grew up in South Oklahoma City and is a 1992 Westmoore High School Graduate, a 1996 Oklahoma Baptist University Graduate, and a 2000 University of Oklahoma Law School Graduate.  After graduating from law school, he practiced law until 2008, when Chris helped a client form a non-profit organization, Water4, Inc. Water4’s mission is to equip young men and women to create businesses that bring clean water to their communities in Africa and South America. Chris served as founding Executive Director and then Director of Special Projects. In his capacity as director at Water4, he traveled to over ten countries in Africa, South America, and Central America and was co-producer of an award-winning documentary about the water crisis in Zambia called This is Normal. Chris returned to the practice of law in 2014 with The Cotner Law Group/Bethany Law Center, and joined this firm as a partner in 2023. Chris is married, his wife Angela, is a full time professor at Oklahoma City Community College in the English, Arts and Humanities division, and they have three children (Tyler, Abigail, and Charlotte), a daughter in law (Nikki), two grandchildren, and the occasional dog.

Areas of Practice:

  • Business Formation/Planning
  • Cannabis Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate/Commercial Leasing
  • Corporate Law/Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Funeral Home Industry
  • Probate/Trust Administration

Bar Admissions:

  • Oklahoma, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma


  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2000
  • Oklahoma Baptist University, 1996

Professional Associations:

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Cannabis Industry Association






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