Vernon D. Hyde, Mee Mee Hoge & Epperson, Oklahoma City, OK
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Vernon D. Hyde

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

Vernon D. Hyde

Of Counsel

Mr. Hyde’s goal is to provide “peace of mind” to his clients and their families. He is committed to providing the highest quality estate planning services, in the most efficient and caring way possible, for individuals, families, and businesses. Every client is unique – one size does not fit all! Mr. Hyde strives to make the planning process easier for his clients.

Areas of Practice:

  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • LLC Design, Formation, and Implementation
  • Trust ● Administration ● Probate ● Guardianship
  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning for large estates
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Special Needs Trust (“SNT”) Planning.

Bar Admissions:

  • Oklahoma Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Oklahoma City University, Juris Doctorate (1981)
  • University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma B.S. Accounting (1975)


  • IRS Special Agent (1975-80)
  • Oklahoma Tax Commission Assistant General Counsel (1985-87)
  • Private Law Practice (1981-85; 1987-present)
  • Adjunct Professor of Business Law
  • President of Hyde & Associates, PLLC

Representative Clients:

  • Bank of Oklahoma
  • Heritage Trust Company

Classes/Seminars Authored and Taught:

Multiple seminars presented to professionals for their Continuing Education credit. Seminars have included presentations to members of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and the Society of Financial Service Professionals. A few of the topics covered include:

  • Basic Estate Planning
  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning Tools
  • Asset Protection Estate Planning
  • LLCs: Small Steps in the Law, Giant Leaps for Business Owners
  • Series LLCs: Oklahoma’s Secret Law
  • Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts: Powerful Tools
  • Business Entities & Asset Protection
  • Business Entity Selection for Medical Professionals.

Mr. Hyde has been the featured estate planning speaker at the Oklahoma Tax Institute, and was the featured asset protection lecturer at the Annual Financial Services Conference, both sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs. Mr. Hyde has also been quoted in Lawyers Weekly, and was a guest lecturer at an Advanced Estate Planning Seminar for attorneys held at Harvard Law School.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Member, Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council
  • Rated “AV” in Martindale Hubbell Law Directory for over 30 years
  • Founding Member: WealthCounsel, a national organization helping provide knowledge and tools to the estate planning community
  • Former Director and past President, Society of Financial Service Professionals


  • Kappa Sigma
  • Phi Delta Phi


Vernon is a native Oklahoman, and has spent his entire professional career in the Oklahoma City area. He has three adult children and five grandchildren. He is an active member of his church and has served on many boards, committees and leadership positions. Vernon is a more than 20 gallon blood donor. He enjoys activities with his children and grandchildren, pursues golf, landscaping and bass fishing as hobbies, and is an avid sports fan.





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